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Title: First Lensman Title Record # 1198
Author: Edward E. Smith
Date: 1950-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Lensman
Series Number: 2
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: The last book written in the Lensman series, serving as a bridge between Triplanetary and Galactic Patrol.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1950 First Lensman [as by Edward E. Smith, Ph.D.]
1964 First Lensman [as by E. E. 'Doc' Smith]
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Botho Rainer Doddenhof
German Die ersten Lensmen [as by E. E. Smith]
1969Translated by Thomas Schlück (new but using the established title). DO NOT MERGE with previous title / translation.
German Die ersten Lensmen
1973Translated by Richard Chomet
French Le premier Fulgur [as by E. E. 'Doc' Smith]
1979 Portuguese O planeta secreto [as by E. E. 'Doc' Smith]
1991 Italian Il primo Lensman [as by E. E. 'Doc' Smith]
2018Translated by Thomas Schlück. This is the same translation as that published by Heyne under the byline Edward E. Smith.
German Die ersten Lensmen [as by E. E. Smith]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
4 2001 Retro Hugo Best Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
First Lensman 1950-00-00 Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. Fantasy Press  
$3.00?$: US dollar
306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel A. J. Donnell Checkmark
The History of Civilization (boxed set) 1955-00-00 Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. Fantasy Press      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
First Lensman 1955-00-00 Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. T. V. Boardman  
9/6?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).
306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Die ersten Lensmen 1961-00-00 E. E. Smith Balowa / Gebrüder Zimmermann (Balowa Das galaktische Imperium #2) 246   269
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Die ersten Lensmen 1961-12-08 E. E. Smith Moewig (Terra #204) 204
DM 0.70?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
64
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
novel Johnny Bruck Checkmark
First Lensman 1964-12-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books R-1114
$0.50?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1966-07-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books X-1456
$0.60?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1967-04-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books X-1456
$0.60?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1967-09-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books X-1456
$0.60?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1968-05-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books X-1456
$0.60?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Die ersten Lensmen 1969-02-00 Edward E. Smith Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3705) 3705
DM 2.40?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
207
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  
First Lensman 1970-01-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books T2172
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1970-01-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books T2172
$0.75?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1971-02-15 E. E. 'Doc' Smith W. H. Allen 0-491-00147-9
£1.75?£: UK pound
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Ken Reilly Checkmark
First Lensman 1971-09-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books T-2172
$0.75?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1972-10-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Panther 0-586-03779-9
£0.30?£: UK pound
256
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
First Lensman 1973-00-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Panther 0-586-03779-9
£0.35?£: UK pound
256
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
First Lensman 1973-02-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4
$0.95?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1973-02-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Le premier Fulgur 1973-05-14 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Albin Michel (Albin Michel - Science-Fiction #16)     249
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
First Lensman 1974-01-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4
$0.95?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1975-04-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4 / N2925
$1.25?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1975-11-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4
$1.25?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1976-00-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Panther 0-586-03779-9
£0.50?£: UK pound
256
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
First Lensman 1976-06-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4
$1.25?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1977-06-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Pyramid Books 0-515-02925-4
$1.25?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1978-05-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Jove / HBJ 0-515-04687-6
$1.50?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
O planeta secreto 1979-00-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #265)     240
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  
First Lensman 1979-05-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Jove / HBJ 0-515-05332-5
$1.75?$: US dollar
252
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
First Lensman 1982-00-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Panther 0-586-03779-9
£1.25?£: UK pound
256
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
First Lensman 1982-07-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Berkley Books 0-425-05458-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
252
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 David B. Mattingly Checkmark
First Lensman 1986-10-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Berkley Books 0-425-09053-1
$2.95?$: US dollar
252
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 David B. Mattingly Checkmark
La saga dei Lensmen 1991-05-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #117)  
Lit 18,000?Lit: Italian lira
xvi+
504
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 David B. Mattingly  
First Lensman 1997-00-00 Edward E. Smith Ripping Publishing 1-899884-13-0
£5.99?£: UK pound
348
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
First Lensman 1997-11-00 Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. Old Earth Books 1-882968-10-7
$15.00?$: US dollar
xv+
306
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.
novel A. J. Donnell Checkmark
Chronicles of the Lensmen, Volume I 1998-06-00 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Science Fiction Book Club 1-56865-804-4 / 17820
$14.98?$: US dollar
709
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni John Berkey Checkmark
First Lensman 2002-00-00 Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. Old Earth Books 1-882968-10-7
$15.00?$: US dollar
xv+
306
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.
novel A. J. Donnell Checkmark
First Lensman 2005-05-01 Edward E. Smith ibooks 1-4165-0429-X
$6.99?$: US dollar
320
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.
novel  
First Lensman 2015-07-09 E. E. 'Doc' Smith LibriVox  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
First Lensman 2015-07-25 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Project Gutenberg 49525
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The 10th Science Fiction Megapack 2015-08-06 ed. uncredited Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0691-3
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The E. E. "Doc" Smith Megapack 2015-08-17 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0719-4
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Luca Oleastri  
First Lensman 2017-02-21 Edward E. Smith Project Gutenberg Canada 1404
C$0.00?C$: Canadian dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Checkmark
First Lensman 2017-05-25 E. E. 'Doc' Smith Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-2032-4
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Die ersten Lensmen 2018-02-07 E. E. Smith Apex (Apex-Science-Fiction-Klassiker #14) 978-3-7438-5522-9
€6.99?€: Euro
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection 2018-12-21 uncredited Musaicum Books / OK Publishing 978-80-272-4813-1
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
First Lensman 2018-12-29 Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. Fiction House Press 978-1-79288-838-0
$14.95?$: US dollar
320
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.
novel A. J. Donnell  
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