Del Rey Books


Del Rey Books
Del Rey Books
Type Subsidiary of Random House
Industry Books, Publishing
Founded 1977
Founder(s) Lester del Rey, Judy-Lynn del Rey
Products Books
Website sf-fantasy.suvudu.com

Del Rey Books is a branch of Ballantine Books, which is owned by Random House and, in turn since 1998, by Bertelsmann AG. It is a separate imprint (brand name) established in 1977 under the editorship of author Lester del Rey and his wife Judy-Lynn del Rey. It specializes in science fiction and fantasy books, as well as manga under its Del Rey Manga imprint. It publishes the Star Wars novels under the LucasBooks imprint.

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  • The earliest Del Rey listing in the Internet Speculative Fiction Database is the December 1976 fourth Ballantine paperback printing of A Prelude to Space (1951) by Arthur C. Clarke.[1]
  • The first new book published by the imprint was The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks in 1977.
  • Del Rey published The White Dragon by Anne McCaffrey in 1978, the third book in the original Dragonriders of Pern trilogy, along with new editions of the first two books. Since then it has been the first or first US publisher of 18 more Pern books by Anne or Todd McCaffrey.[2]

References

  1. ^ Del Rey / Ballantine - Bibliography. ISFDB. Retrieved 2011-10-23.
    A Prelude to Space publication history at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. (ISFDB). Retrieved 2011-10-23.
    • Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. Select a particular edition for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.
    • ISFDB reports the first paperback edition was Ballantine 1954; second printing, July 1976; fourth printing, December 1976. Inspection of the July and December front cover images shows revised lettering on the upper right-hand logo: July, "Ballantine Books / SF / Classic"; December, "A Del Rey Book / SF / Classic". Retrieved 2011-10-23.
  2. ^ Dragonriders of Pern series listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved 2011-10-23.
    • Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. Select a particular edition for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.

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