12 Great Classics of Science Fiction

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12 Great Classics of Science Fiction
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cover of first edition
Author edited by Groff Conklin
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Gold Medal Books
Publication date
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages 192 pp.

12 Great Classics of Science Fiction is an anthology of science fiction short stories edited by Groff Conklin. It was first published in paperback by Gold Medal Books in December 1963 and reprinted by Fawcett Gold Medal in May 1966, February 1970, and 1973.[1]

The book collects twelve novelettes and short stories by various science fiction authors, together with an introduction by the editor. The stories were previously published from 1953-1963 in various science fiction and other magazines.[1]