Title: Vanguard from Alpha

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Title: Vanguard from Alpha Title Record # 122
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1959-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: The Year Before Yesterday
Language: English
Note: According to Clute/Nicholls, this novella was revised when it was included in the "Equator" collection. Eventually incorporated into "The Year Before Yesterday" / "Cracken at Critical" (1987).
Synopsis: An alien generation ship from Alpha Centauri arrives on Earth seeking a place to recover from their voyage, but their true motives are mysterious enough that the United Nations must resort to espionage.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
1958 Equator
1959 Equator [as by Brian Aldiss]
Year Language Title
1962 French Equateur
1962 German Feind aus dem Kosmos
1975 German Äquator
1976 Croatian Ekvator [as by Brian Aldiss]
1984 German Feinde aus dem Kosmos [as by Brian Aldiss]
Year Title
1958 Equator (Part 1 of 2)
1958 Equator (Part 2 of 2)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Worlds Science Fiction, #75 September 1958 1958-09-00 ed. John Carnell Nova Publications Ltd.   2/- 132 digest? mag Brian Lewis Checkmark
New Worlds Science Fiction, #76 October 1958 1958-10-00 ed. John Carnell Nova Publications Ltd.   2/- 128 digest? mag Brian Lewis Checkmark
Vanguard from Alpha / The Changeling Worlds 1959-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss, Kenneth Bulmer Ace Books (Ace Double #D-369) D-369 $0.35 109+
145
dos? omni Ed Emshwiller , Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Equator 1961-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Digit Books R533 2/6 160 pb? coll Checkmark
Feind aus dem Kosmos 1962-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Pabel (Utopia Zukunftsroman #315) 315 DM 0.70 63 digest? chap  
Equateur 1962-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Denoël (Présence du Futur #58)     253 pb? coll  
Equator 1963-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Digit Books R695 2/6 157 pb? coll Checkmark
The Future Makers 1968-07-00 ed. Peter Haining Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98040-0 18/- 191 hc? anth  
The Future Makers 1969-09-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 2516 5/- 142 pb? anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Future Makers 1971-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Books B75-2125 $0.75 174 pb? anth Bill Duca Checkmark
The Future Makers 1971-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Books B75-2125 C$0.75 174 pb? anth Bill Duca Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 5 1971-07-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #5) 0-283-48483-7 £ 254+
190+
191
hc? omni  
Equator and Segregation 1973-06-00 Brian Aldiss New English Library 0-450-01501-7 £0.30 127 pb? coll Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Equator and Segregation 1973-06-00 Brian Aldiss New English Library 0-450-01501-7 £0.30 127 pb? coll Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Future Makers 1974-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Tower 50689 $0.95 174 pb? anth Checkmark
The Future Makers 1974-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Flamingo Books 50689 £0.30 174 pb? anth Checkmark
The Future Makers 1975-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Robert Hale 0-7091-4712-0   174 hc? anth  
Die Zukunftsmacher 1975-05-06 ed. Peter Haining Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #261) TTB261 DM 2.80 144 pb? anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Sirius, #4 1976-10-05 ed. Borivoj Jurković? Vjesnik   10 din. 148 pb? mag Larry Kresek Checkmark
Equator and Segregation 1977-01-00 Brian Aldiss New English Library 0-450-03041-5 £0.50 127 pb? coll Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Future Makers 1979-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Magnum 0-417-03360-5 £0.90 174 pb? anth Chris Moore Checkmark
Equateur 1980-09-30 Brian W. Aldiss Denoël (Présence du Futur #58)     217 pb? coll Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Chroniken der Zukunft Band 3 1984-11-00 Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Welten der Zukunft / Chroniken der Zukunft #3) 3-453-31149-3 DM 7.80 463 pb? omni Rudolf Brammer Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories: The 1950s 2013-10-10 Brian Aldiss The Friday Project (The Brian Aldiss Collection) 978-0-00-748208-5 £19.99 864 tp? coll Checkmark
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