Phantom DAW numbers
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The "DAW number" / "DAW Collectors Number" is one of the things that makes DAW books interesting to the collector.
After ten years of searching, I've finally come across conclusive proof that DAW #1191 Gene Roddenberry's Xander in the Lost Universe was never printed. (It even has an ISBN - but doesn't actually exist. Left to its own devices, the LT touchstone on the right I think is calling up one of the Xander in the Lost Universe comic books....)
There are a couple of other numbers that were skipped, and a couple that are inhabited by two different titles. There's at least one DAW that got a different number for its paperback reprint; and, now that I think of it, there were a couple yellowback titles that got a second DAW number when they were reissued/reprinted.
Does anybody have a complete list of DAW Number errata?
The Internet Speculative Fiction Database has a page that explains much of this:
There is NO DAW #1172; instead, there are two books numbered "1171": Alternate Realities and Special Effects (Family, Book I) (touchstone goes to various incorrect titles...).
DAW numbers 1168, 1556, and 1582 apparently do not exist at all.
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