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Title: The Houses of Iszm Title Record # 12137
Author: Jack Vance
Date: 1954-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Nopalgarth
Series Number: 2
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Originally published in 1954 in Startling Stories, it was published in 1964 as part of an Ace Double, backed with Son of the Tree, also by Vance. The story published in Startling Stories is about 22,000 words while the version that appears in the Ace Double is less than novel length at about 30,000 words.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1965 Italian Le case di Iszm
1973Translated by Paul Chwat
French Les maisons d'Iszm
1976Translated by Ivain Rodriguez de León
Dutch De Huizen van Iszm
1977Translated by Susi Matthaey & Lore Strassl
German Die lebenden Häuser
1986Translated by Brigitte Beyer
German Die Häuser von Iszm

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Startling Stories, Spring 1954 1954-04-00 ed. Samuel Mines Better Publications, Inc.; Kokomo, IN   $0.25 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Alex Schomburg Checkmark
Son of the Tree / The Houses of Iszm 1964-00-00 Jack Vance Ace Books (Ace Double #F-265) F-265 $0.40 111+
112
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
coll Jack Gaughan , Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Urania #385 1965-05-23 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 385 200 Lit 152
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".
mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Son of the Tree / The Houses of Iszm 1971-12-00 Jack Vance Ace Books (Ace Double #77525) 77525 $0.95 130+
125
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
coll Dean Ellis , Josh Kirby Checkmark
Les maisons d'Iszm 1973-02-13 Jack Vance Albin Michel (Albin Michel - Science-Fiction #14)     253
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.
chap Checkmark
The Houses of Iszm 1974-11-00 Jack Vance Mayflower 0-583-12308-2 £0.30 126
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.
chap Checkmark
De Huizen van Iszm & De Vijf Gouden Banden 1976-00-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (M=SF #104) 90-290-0722-2   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.
omni Chris Foss Checkmark
Die lebenden Häuser 1977-01-18 Jack Vance Pabel-Moewig (Terra Astra #283) TA283 DM 1.50 63
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".
chap Eddie Jones Checkmark
Nopalgarth 1980-09-00 Jack Vance DAW Books (DAW Collectors #402) 0-87997-563-6 / UE1563 $2.25 272
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.
coll Gino D'Achille Checkmark
Nopalgarth 1980-09-00 Jack Vance DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-563-6 C$2.50 272
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.
coll Gino D'Achille Checkmark
The Houses of Iszm 1983-06-00 Jack Vance Underwood-Miller 0-934438-78-1 $15.00 127
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Chris Miller  
The Houses of Iszm 1983-06-00 Jack Vance Underwood-Miller 0-934438-77-3 $25.00 127
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Chris Miller Checkmark
Le case di Iszm 1985-01-00 Jack Vance Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #94) 25649-5 3,500 Lit 3+
134
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.
chap Anna Montecroci  
Les maisons d'Iszm 1985-11-08 Jack Vance Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5215) 2-266-01615-6   157
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.
chap W. Siudmak Checkmark
Drachenbrut 1986-10-00 Jack Vance Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24087) 3-404-24087-1 DM 12.80 431
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.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Emphyrio / De Huizen van Iszm / De Zoon van de Boom 1988-10-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (M=SF #260) 90-290-4377-6   462
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Carl Lundgren Checkmark
De Huizen van Iszm 1998-03-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (*M) 90-290-5704-1   158
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Drachenbrut 1999-05-00 Jack Vance Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction & Fantasy #23212) 3-404-23212-7 DM 14.90 473
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.
coll Romas Kukalis Checkmark
Pianeti per tutti 2001-07-00 Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #31)   9,900 Lit 380
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 Pierluigi Longo  
Drachenbrut 2004-00-00 Jack Vance Weltbild 3-8289-7668-9   472
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Houses of Iszm and Other Stories 2005-00-00 Jack Vance Vance Integral Edition (Vance Integral Edition #8) 0-9712375-1-4   [viii]+
348
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Houses of Iszm and Other Stories 2011-09-29 Jack Vance Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10991-9 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Houses of Iszm 2012-05-18 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press 978-1-61947-011-8 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Howard Kistler  
Le dernier château et autres crimes 2013-03-00 Jack Vance Le Bélial' 978-2-84344-117-2 €21.00 369
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.
coll Nicolas Fructus Checkmark
Grand Crusades: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Five 2015-03-12 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-736-3 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Grand Crusades: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Five 2015-03-31 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-710-3 $45.00 471
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Tom Kidd Checkmark
Le dernier château et autres crimes 2016-03-10 Jack Vance Gallimard (Folio SF #542) 978-2-07-045591-1 €8.90 512
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.
coll  
Son of the Tree & The Houses of Iszm 2017-10-01 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press 978-1-61947-131-3 $13.99 196
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.
coll  
The Houses of Iszm date unknown Jack Vance Mayflower 0-583-12308-2 £0.65 126
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.
chap Checkmark
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