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Title: They Shall Have Stars Title Record # 1028
Author: James Blish
Date: 1956-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Cities in Flight
Series Number: 1
Language: English
Note: Fix-up of two stories published in Astounding Science Fiction: "Bridge" (ASF, February 1952) and "At Death's End" (ASF, May 1954).
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1957 "Avon Publications has kindly allowed me to second-guess this novel, however, so the present version differs somewhat from the British edition" from the foreword, refers to the Faber edition of They Shall Have Stars
Year 2018!
Year Language Title
1965Translated by Michel Chrestien
French Aux hommes, les étoiles
1973Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Brücke zur Ewigkeit
1980Translated by Annemarie Kindt
Dutch Zullen sterren hen tooien ...
1985Translated by Ralph Tegtmeier
German Griff nach den Sternen
1996Translated by Alexandra Tavares
Portuguese As Estrelas são dos Homens
1998Translated by Viviana Viviani
Italian Avranno le stelle

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
They Shall Have Stars 1956-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber  
12/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
181
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Peter Curl Checkmark
Year 2018! 1957-09-00 James Blish Avon T-193
$0.35?$: US dollar
159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Year 2018! 1964-00-00 James Blish Four Square Books 954
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
158+
[1]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1965-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber  
18/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
181
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Aux hommes, les étoiles 1965-01-19 James Blish
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#80)
 
F6.15?F: French frank
220
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel  
Year 2018! 1965-07-00 James Blish Four Square Books 1306
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1966-04-00 James Blish Avon S210
$0.60?$: US dollar
159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Leda Moser Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1966-04-00 James Blish Avon S210
C$0.60?C$: Canadian dollar
159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Leda Moser Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1967-12-00 James Blish Avon S210
$0.60?$: US dollar
159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Lida Moser Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1967-12-00 James Blish Avon S210
C$0.60?C$: Canadian dollar
159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Lida Moser Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1968-11-00 James Blish New English Library 0-450-00185-7
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
158+
[1]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1970-02-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-00187-X / W187
$1.25?$: US dollar
605+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1970-02-00 James Blish Avon W187
C$1.25?C$: Canadian dollar
605+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1971-00-00 James Blish New English Library 2934
£0.25?£: UK pound
 
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Jan Parker  
Cities in Flight 1971-08-00 James Blish Avon W187
$1.25?$: US dollar
605+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Brücke zur Ewigkeit 1973-00-00 James Blish Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3346) 3346
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
125
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1973-02-00 James Blish Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 5579
$3.50?$: US dollar
593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Brad Holland Checkmark
Aux hommes, les étoiles 1973-02-26 James Blish
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#80)
    243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1974-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber 0-571-06264-4    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Cities in Flight 1974-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-909410-X    
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Chris Foss  
They Shall Have Stars 1974-05-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-908670-0
£0.40?£: UK pound
181
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
They Shall Have Stars 1974-08-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-908670-0
£0.40?£: UK pound
181
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1975-12-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6
$2.25?$: US dollar
605+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1976-08-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6
$2.25?$: US dollar
605+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1978-07-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-41616-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1979-00-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-41616-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Steden doorkruisen het heelal 1980-00-00 James Blish Meulenhoff (M=SF #165) 90-290-1333-8   570
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris Checkmark
Aux hommes, les étoiles 1980-12-00 James Blish
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#80)
    218
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1981-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-926440-4
£2.50?£: UK pound
607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Chris Foss Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1982-04-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6
$3.50?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni  
Cities in Flight 1985-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-926440-4
£2.75?£: UK pound
607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Chris Foss Checkmark
Cities in Flight 1985-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-926440-4
£2.95?£: UK pound
607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Chris Foss Checkmark
Die fliegenden Städte 1985-00-00 James Blish
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24073)
3-404-24073-1
DM 14.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
798
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Chris Foss  
Cities in Flight 1987-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-926440-4
£3.95?£: UK pound
607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Chris Foss Checkmark
Cities in Flight: Vol. 1 1991-04-00 James Blish Baen 0-671-72050-3
$4.50?$: US dollar
309
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni David B. Mattingly  
Cities in Flight 1991-07-00 James Blish Legend 0-09-926440-4
£5.99?£: UK pound
607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Lee Gibbons  
As Estrelas são dos Homens 1996-00-00 James Blish Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #483) 972-38-1603-2   180
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel A. Pedro  
Le città volanti 1998-11-00 James Blish Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #174) 88-429-1050-3
Lit 26,000?Lit: Italian lira
viii+
554
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni  
Cities in Flight 1999-02-00 James Blish Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #3) 1-85798-811-6
£6.99?£: UK pound
607
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris Checkmark
Cities In Flight 2000-02-00 James Blish The Overlook Press 1-58567-008-1
$35.00?$: US dollar
ix+
591
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Brad Holland  
Cities in Flight 2000-06-00 James Blish The Overlook Press / SFBC 03443
$14.98?$: US dollar
593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Brad Holland Checkmark
Cities in Flight 2002-11-00 James Blish Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #3) 1-85798-811-6
£7.99?£: UK pound
607
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris Checkmark
Cities in Flight 2004-00-00 James Blish Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #3) 1-85798-811-6
£7.99?£: UK pound
607
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris Checkmark
Cities in Flight 2005-00-00 James Blish The Overlook Press 1-58567-602-0
$16.95?$: US dollar
ix+
591+
[2]
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Brad Holland Checkmark
Cities in Flight 2006-08-00 James Blish Gollancz (Gollancz SF) 0-575-07898-7
£7.99?£: UK pound
xi+
664+
[5]
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Marc Adams Checkmark
Cities In Flight 2010-02-00 James Blish Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09417-8
£8.99?£: UK pound
x+
625
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris  
They Shall Have Stars 2011-09-00 James Blish Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10394-8
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Cities In Flight 2013-12-12 James Blish Gollancz / Orion (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0288-7
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni John Harris  
Die fliegenden Städte 2015-00-00 James Blish Heyne 978-3-641-17544-3
€5.99?€: Euro
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Avon 21196
$1.75?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Avon 380-27987   605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni  
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Avon W187
$1.25?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6
$3.95?$: US dollar
605
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Checkmark
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09417-8
£8.99?£: UK pound
x+
625
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris Checkmark
Cities in Flight date unknown James Blish Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #3) 1-85798-811-6
£7.99?£: UK pound
607
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni John Harris Checkmark
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