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Preiss, Byron

Overview
Works: 122 works in 340 publications in 5 languages and 11,061 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Constitution  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Pictorial works  Science fiction  Horror tales  Comics (Graphic works)  Graphic novels  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Book designer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: KF4550, 342.7302
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Most widely held works about Byron Preiss
 
Most widely held works by Byron Preiss
The Constitution of the United States of America by United States( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First contact : the search for extraterrestrial intelligence( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major scientists involved in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, explain their work and consider philosophical questions
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : a centennial celebration by Byron Preiss( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

25 "new Philip Marlowe stories by some of the world's leading mystery authors," including Max Allan Collins, Loren D. Estleman, Sara Paretsky, Simon Brett, Ed Gorman, Julie Smith, Robert Crais, and Eric Van Lustbader
The planets( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of essays by astronomers, speculations by science fiction authors, and illustrations by space artists
The Universe by Byron Preiss( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chapters consist of essays by astronomers, speculations by science fiction authors, and illustrations by space artists and deep space photographers. Writers include Isaac Asimov, Gregory Benford, Ben Bova, Ray Bradbury, David Brin, William J. Kaufmann, Frederik Pohl, Allan Sandage, Robert Silverberg, Hyron Spinrad, Connie Willis, and others
The dinosaurs by William Stout( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text and numerous artistic illustrations reconstruct the world in which the dinosaurs lived and portray how they behaved in the situations they encountered
The Ultimate Dracula by Byron Preiss( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories inspired by Bram Stoker's "Dracula" includes contributions by Janet Asimov, John Gregory Betancourt, Heather Graham, Mike Resnick, Tim Sullivan, and Anne Rice
Dragonworld by Byron Preiss( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amsel the inventor was a shy, quiet man, happy to be left alone with his experiments. Then one day, a small child was killed while flying Amsel's tiny glider, and the people of Fandora accused him of the deed. Driven into self-exile, Amsel sets sail for mysterious Simbala, a land of billowing windships and a city within a forest. It is here that Amsel seeks an answer to the child's murder, but finds himself instead on an incredible journey to a long-forgotten land where legends are real, and nightmares are born."
The best children's books in the world : a treasury of illustrated stories( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of illustrated stories, originally published separately from all over the world
The Ultimate dinosaur : past-present-future by Byron Preiss( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past, present and future of the dinosaur
The Microverse( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Secret world of pandas( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the evolution, physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and range of the giant panda, discusses what threatens it with extinction, and describes efforts to prevent it
Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of science fiction stories, most of them reprints from the 1950s. In Hobson's Choice, tourists from the future visit our age to experience a nuclear war, while Adam and No Eve is on the world's last surviving male
Year's best graphic novels, comics & manga : from Blankets to Demo to Blacksad by Byron Preiss( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of leading works by major publishers of graphic novels, comics, and manga published between June 2003 and December 2004, with selections and excerpts from leading works by commercial and independent publishers
The Ultimate werewolf : [new stories by some of the world's leading authors] by Ai li sen( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ultimate Frankenstein by Byron Preiss( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the original motion picture, 'Frankenstein, ' some of the best-known authors of the fantastic and the mysterious explore the legend of Mary Shelley's classic monster
The art of Leo & Diane Dillon by Byron Preiss( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beach Boys by Byron Preiss( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A puedo-autobiographical view of the Beach Boys, including interview excerpts, historical narrative, lyrics, photographs and illustrations
The Ultimate zombie( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers zombie stories by Anne Rice, Robert Silverberg, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, John Brunner, Harlan Ellison, and Gene Wolfe. Somtow, S.P., "Though I Walk Through The Valley"/Rice, Anne, "The Doctor"/Landis, Geoffrey A., "Dead Right"/Silverberg, Robert, "Passengers"/Anerson, Kevin J., "Bringing the Family"/Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn, "Restoration Comedy"/Costello, Matthew J., "Corporate Takeover"/Rodgers Alan, "Emma's Daughter"/Watt-Evans, Lawrence, "Larger Than Life"/Tritten, Larry, "The Potable Zombie"/Brunner, John, "Not All The Gay Pageants"/Ellison, Harlan, "Z Is For Zombie"/D'Ammassa, Don, "Corruption In Office"/Morlan, A.R., "The Toddler Pit"/Haber, Karen, "Red Angels"/Hautala, Rick, "Surprise"/Hodge, Brian and Relling William Jr., "This One'll Kill You"/McMahan, Frances A., "House Of Lazarus"/Lewis D.F., "Two Vignettes"/Weinberg, Robert, "The Silent Majority"/Fenn, Lionael, "The Dead Speaketh Not, They Just Grunt Now And Then"/Wolfe, Gene"The Other Dead Man"/Hoffman, Nina Kiriki, "The Third Dead Body."
The ultimate dragon( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The best children's books in the world : a treasury of illustrated stories
Alternative Names
Byron Preiss Amerikaans bewerker (1953-2005)

Byron Preiss Publisher

Byron Preiss scrittore e editore statunitense

Byron Preiss US-amerikanischer Autor und Verleger

Preiss, Byron C.

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The Ultimate DraculaDragonworldThe best children's books in the world : a treasury of illustrated storiesThe Secret world of pandasVirtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred BesterYear's best graphic novels, comics & manga : from Blankets to Demo to BlacksadThe Ultimate FrankensteinThe ultimate dragon