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Cosmicomics / by Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

Author/Creator:
Calvino, Italo.
Publication:
New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1968]
Format/Description:
Book
153 pages ; 21 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Standardized Title:
Cosmicomiche. English
Subjects:
Italy -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. "Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?"--Publisher description.
Contents:
The distance of the moon
At daybreak
A sign in space
All at one point
Without colors
Games without end
The aquatic uncle
How much shall we bet?
The dinosaurs
The form of space
The light-years
The spiral.
Notes:
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
A collection of stories.
Translation of Le cosmicomiche.
Local notes:
Adams Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Dr. Mark B. Adams.
Adams Collection copy has dustjacket.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Adams, Mark B. (donor) (inscription) (Adams Collection copy)
McPhen, June (autograph) (Adams Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1968
Cited in:
Internet Speculative Fiction Database, 5082
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Mark B. Adams Science Fiction Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Calvino, Italo. Cosmicomiche. English. Cosmicomics.
ISBN:
2020100371
9782020100373
0156226006
9780156226004
OCLC:
443414