This particular book covers some of the problems encountered by settlers and colonists when trying to make a new world their home. The book covers roughly half-a-dozen sections, the artwork is reasonable and varied but overall the book isn't particulary exciting. IMHO an average book from the series.
This book is also available under the title 'Settlers in Space' and with a different cover. I don't know if this is a first or second edition, replacing or has been replaced by 'Dangerous Frontiers' - my guess is a simple cover change as the cover above is not particulary attractive! I've seen this available as cheap as 4 GBP but marked as 'poor' quality (ie. the odd tear on the cover, marked inside) so shop around for a higher-priced but better quality copy.
Galactic Encounters Series
Writer and Publisher - Steven Caldwell, Intercontinental Book Productions
Publish Date - 1980
ISBN Number - 0850474531
Contributing Artists and Number of Images - Jim Burns (2), Peter Elson (5), Bob Fowkes (2),
Colin Hay (10, Bob Layzell (4), Melvyn (1), Chris Moore (6), Angus McKie (5), Terry oakes (2), Cesare Reggiani (4),
Tony Roberts (1), Roy Virgo (1).
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