'Up to the Sky in Ships is published to commemorate A. Bertram Chandler's appearance as Guest of Honour at Chicon IV, the fortieth world science fiction convention. This book contains seven undeservedly obscure stories, including Chance Encounter, the first story in which John Grimes (Chandler's most famous character) appears, and A New Dimension, set in an alternate world in which Ned Kelly uses unusual tactics to win Australia's war for independence' (Up to the Sky in Ships).
yCatch the Star WindsThe Winds of IfA. Bertram Chandler,
Z19031241963selected work novella 'Unable to exceed the speed of light, he found ways around the law of nature, twisting space and time to his bidding. But the lure of FTL speeds could would not be forgotten...and the crew of the Flying Cloud - casts-offs from the great civilisations of the galaxy- found themselves breaking through the barriers of the past to discover new worlds - worlds from which they could never return!'
yJohn Grimes : Reserve CommodoreA. Bertram Chandler,
New York (City):Science Fiction Book Club [USA],2004Z18433652004selected work novella science fiction Comprises three novellas - The Last Amazon,
The Wild Ones and Catch the Star Winds - along with six short stories - 'Grimes at Glenrowan,' 'Grimes and the Great Race,' 'Grimes Among the Gourmets,' 'Grimes and the Odd Gods,' 'Grimes and the Jailbirds,'
and 'Chance Encounter.' New York (City):Science Fiction Book Club [USA],2004