ALTERNATE WORLDS: The Illustrated History of Science Fiction by James Gunn. Third edition. McFarland & Co. Inc. (www.mcfarlandpub.com), 2018, 304 pages, $49.95. ISBN 978-1-4766-7353-0.
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The first edition of this wide-spanning and excellent genre biopic, which I purchased at Walden Books as a 14-year-old in 1975, was published by Prentice-Hall. I think it had a Chesley Bonestell cover of a rocket. (I lost my original first edition in the Hershey Flood of 2011.)
The third edition by McFarland retains a lot of the sense of wonder I felt as a teenager, including a wondrous introduction by Isaac Asimov.