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The Book of Ptath by A. E. van Vogt

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Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fantasy,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8175656M
ISBN 100881847887
ISBN 109780881847888
OCLC/WorldCa25073186

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  The Book of Ptath by A. E. van Vogt, January 1, , Carroll & Graf edition, Mass Market Paperback in English - New editionPages: The Book of Ptath. First edition, first printing. The book of Ptath. [Alfred Elton Van Vogt] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. This cover is amusing – you couldn’t make one that’s more irrelevant to the story inside. I imagine that with Van Vogt being an ‘SF writer’ the publishers were struggling to give what is fantasy an sfnal look. million years in the future the god Ptath wanders back into his realm after a long absence.

THE BOOK OF PTATH is a fantasy novel published in The setting is Earth, millions years from now. Peter Holworth wakes up in a state of amnesia. Little by little, he remembers that he's died in a battle during WWII and remarks that a second personality is living now in his body. The Book of Ptath SF40 (The Garland library of science fiction) Published September 1st by Dissertations-G Hardcover, pages. The book of Ptath. [A E Van Vogt] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Advanced Search Find a Library.   The Book of Ptath is a strange story that displays amazing narrative skills and should be required reading for all aspiring novelists for its mastery of key fiction techniques: setting a scene at a glance, Point of View control and instantly engaging drama.4/5(1).

Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of numbered copies signed by van Vogt. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Mild dust soiling to page edges, a little spotting to limitation plate, a near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with touch of wear to spine ends, light foxing to upper edge of rear flap, and some dust soiling to rear Book Edition: First Edition. THE BOOK OF PTATH was originally printed in Unknown Worlds, and at the time was a complete break from the traditional fantasy of the magazine. This break from pattern undoubtedly disturbed those readers who like their stories not too different, and so it is only in the slightly revised book version that the full im­pact of the novel is felt, free of its magazine associations. THE BOOK OF PTATH. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of numbered copies signed by van Vogt. This is number inscribed to John I. Smith. "On a super-continent, some million years in Earth's future, the godlike but amnesiac hero Ptath struggles with a beautiful female Edition: First Edition.   A. E. van Vogt's The Book of Ptath was first published in the October edition of John Campbell's fantasy magazine Unknown, the commercially unsuccessful sister publication to the venerable e it is widely regarded as a fantasy, and because the Paperback Library editions have cover illustrations by Jack Gaughan and Jeff Jones (I own the Jones edition) that .