The Secret Galactics
Novel 1974 65,000 words
Alternate Titles

Earth Factor X     (1976, etc.)

Part of the
Dr. Carl Hazzard Series
1 —     "The Sound of Wild Laughter" 1972
2 —     The Secret Galactics 1974
English
1974 March Reward / Prentice Hall
trade 0-13-797902-9 215 pages $2.45

cover art by
Ann Layman Chancellor

First edition

Month from Master of Null-A.

Certainly not a work of art I'd want to hang in my living room.

Cover image: Walwyn Data: Walwyn
1975 September Sidgwick & Jackson
hardback 0-283-98265-9 215 pages £3.25

cover art by
David Hardy

First British edition.

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Earth Factor X (alternate title)
1976 August DAW Books
paperback 0-87997-249 174 pages $1.25

cover art by
Deane Cate

Back Cover

First DAW printing.

DAW Collector #206

UY1249

Cover & other images: Walwyn Data: Walwyn
Earth Factor X (alternate title)
1976 August DAW Books
paperback 0-87997-249 174 pages price: ?

cover art by
Deane Cate

Second DAW printing.

Canadian printing.

Date unknown. This is almost certainly a Canadian printing to coincide with the first American printing, so I have dated it as such.

DAW Collector #206

UY1249

  Data: Walwyn
1977 June Sphere
paperback 0-7221-8735-1 189 pages £0.75

cover art by
Angus McKie

Wallpaper

First Sphere printing.

Month from Master of Null-A.

Cover & other images: ISFDB, other Data: ISFDB
Science Fiction Special #23 omnibus
1978 February Sidgwick & Jackson
hardback 0-283-98428-7 186 / 215 pages price: ?

cover artist: unknown

Like many British omnibuses, this volume was created from the unsold leftovers of separate books. Because of this, each book inside has a separate pagecount.

This omnibus contains:

  • The Secret Galactics
  • Our Children's Children by Clifford D. Simak
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Earth Factor X (alternate title)
1978 October DAW Books
paperback 0-87997-412-5 174 pages $1.50

cover art by
Greg Theakston

Third DAW printing.

Date from Master of Null-A.

UW1412

Cover image: Walwyn Data: Walwyn
1979 Sphere
paperback 0-7221-8735-1 189 pages £0.85

cover art by
Angus McKie

Second Sphere printing.

Month from Master of Null-A.

  Data: ISFDB