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GALILEO #16. 1980. Edited by CHARLES RYAN. Fiction by JOAN VINGE, ALIVE LAURENCE, JOHN ALFRED TAYLOR, LEANNE FRAHM, plus  part 4 of 4 of "Ringworld Engineers" by LARRY NIVEN.  Graphic story by TERRY LEE & JOHN KESSEL. Guest editorial by JOE HALDEMAN. This was the final issue. Ironically, as the magazine got better, it suddenly acquired newstand distribution. This forced the publisher to raise the print run too high to fill huge orders, and when most of those copies failed to sell, the magazine was bankrupted on the returns. Had it remained on a smaller scale, it could have continued. A couple years later, Ryan tried again with ABORIGINAL SF.


Condition: GOOD - several creases on spine !"100" in marker on cover


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Galileo Magazine of Science and Fiction #16 1980

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