List of Early Science Fiction (PD and not yet in the catalog!)

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gweeks
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Post by gweeks » August 5th, 2019, 7:36 am

Thses are mostly pretty short.

The Winds of Time by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24395

The Star Hyacinths by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26292

Gone Fishing by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30140

Lion Loose by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30493

Oneness by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30728

Watch the Sky by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24558

Novice by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30458

Ham Sandwich by James H. Schmitz
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30764

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Post by k5hsj » August 5th, 2019, 5:39 pm

Just grabbed Lion Loose. Thanks for the heads up, Greg. It’s not _short_ at 22K, but won the Hugo for short story in 1962! Wonder how it didn’t get renewed.

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Post by ChuckW » August 5th, 2019, 5:56 pm

k5hsj wrote:
August 5th, 2019, 5:39 pm
Just grabbed Lion Loose. Thanks for the heads up, Greg. It’s not _short_ at 22K, but won the Hugo for short story in 1962! Wonder how it didn’t get renewed.

Winston
Thanks for letting me know, Winston!

Also... is this the first Hugo winner to enter the LV catalogue??? :D

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Post by k5hsj » August 5th, 2019, 11:21 pm

Well, as it turns out the Schmitz was just nominated for the Best Short Story Hugo in 1962, so maybe the mystery is solved. Goes to show that you shouldn't just accept something posted on the internet at face value. Verify! :wink:
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Post by alg1001 » September 2nd, 2019, 9:31 am

The Smoky God and Wolfbane are in the catalog now and A Traveler from Alteria is in progress. :)

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Post by damienrudd » September 6th, 2019, 11:00 pm

Roadside Picnic by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky would be good, although there's still a few more years for the copyright to expire.

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Post by icequeen » November 12th, 2019, 11:14 pm

As promised, The Radio Planet has now been posted! viewtopic.php?f=28&t=77139
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Post by ChuckW » January 4th, 2020, 2:16 pm

Added three new novels and deleted a few that have already been recorded.

The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merritt
Tarzan and the Antmen by Edgar Rice Burroughs
New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future by Mrs. George Corbett

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Post by icequeen » March 19th, 2020, 9:50 pm

I just posted a group project for The Queen of Appalachia, by Joe H. Borders!

viewtopic.php?f=28&t=78660
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Post by TriciaG » April 15th, 2020, 2:21 pm

Tarzan and the Ant Men is newly released on Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61837
By John Muir: Our National Parks
Bulwer-Lytton novel: The Caxtons
New York scenes, 1897: Darkness and Daylight
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5

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Post by icequeen » April 15th, 2020, 8:14 pm

Ann

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Post by TriciaG » April 16th, 2020, 8:16 am

Twitter request: works by Judith Merril (1923-1997)

Two works on PG:
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/35388
By John Muir: Our National Parks
Bulwer-Lytton novel: The Caxtons
New York scenes, 1897: Darkness and Daylight
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5

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Post by smlavine » November 15th, 2020, 2:15 pm

Hello! I will be picking up "Watch the Sky" by James H. Schmitz. I will submit this to the Short Science Fiction Collection 073 when i finish.

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Post by gyllila » May 13th, 2021, 1:12 pm

Hi ChuckW,

thank you for the extensive list of earlier SciFi, I have just finished reading “The Centaurians” by Biagi. It has more than 300 pages, I don’t think I can read it all on my own, can I suggest it as a collaborative project instead?

Cheers
gyllila

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Post by gyllila » May 14th, 2021, 3:30 am

Oops, have just noticed that this list is not exclusively for short, one-piece SciFis, and others have already submitted collaborative projects out of it, so I will also go to submit a collaborative and post the link here when it is accepted.

Cheers
gyllila

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