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Title: The Lady Who Sailed the Soul Title Record # 1460247
Authors: Genevieve Linebarger and Cordwainer Smith
Date: 1960-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: The Instrumentality of Mankind
Language: English
Note: Credited to both authors in the introduction to the story by J. J. Pierce in 'The Best of Cordwainer Smith'. He writes that even the manuscript was signed by both.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1960"The Soul" is the name of a ship
The Lady Who Sailed the Soul [as by Cordwainer Smith]
Year Language Title
1960 Italian La navigatrice degli spazi [as by Cordwainer Smith]
1965Translated by Michel Demuth
French La dame aux étoiles [as by Cordwainer Smith]
1975Translated by Rudolf Hermstein
German Die Frau, die in der Seele segelte [as by Cordwainer Smith]
1980 German Die Lady, die mit der "Seele" segelte [as by Cordwainer Smith]
1982 Italian La donna che pilotò «L'Anima» [as by Cordwainer Smith]
1991Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish La dama que llevó el Alma [as by Cordwainer Smith]
1992 Italian La donna che pilotò The Soul [as by Cordwainer Smith]
2011Translated by Thomas Ziegler.
German Die Lady, die mit der Seele segelte [as by Cordwainer Smith]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, April 1960 1960-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.50 196
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 Emsh Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 79 1960-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   3/6 196
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 Emsh Checkmark
Galaxy #28-29 1960-09-00 ed. R. Sgroi Casa Editrice La Tribuna 28-29 300 Lit 240
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 G. Crepax Checkmark
Mind Partner and 8 Other Novelets from Galaxy 1961-10-00 ed. H. L. Gold Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $3.95 263
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1963-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Regency Books RB 309 $0.50 156
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 Ron Bradford Checkmark
Mind Partner and 8 Other Novelets from Galaxy 1963-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold Permabooks M4287 $0.35 x+
241
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.
anth Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #15 1965-07-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164
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 Dember Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1970-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Berkley Medallion 0-425-01894-6 / S1894 $0.75 176
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité: Tome 1 1974-07-04 Cordwainer Smith OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #50) 2-7201-0002-1   391
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Sternträumer 1975-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Insel (Phantastische Wirklichkeit: Science Fiction der Welt) 3-458-05863-X DM 16.50 255+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. Wenske Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 1180 $2.49 [8]+
342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Janice C. Tate Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24581-4 $1.95 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books 0-345-24581-4 C$1.95 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1975-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Garland Publishing 0-8240-1429-4 $11.00 176
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27202-1 $2.25 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27202-1 C$2.25 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité Tome 1 1980-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7056) 2-253-02435-X   378
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 Gérard Ruffin Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press 0-87223-568-8 $10.95 xiii+
465
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press / SFBC 3888 $6.98 xv+
481
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Cordwainer Smith 1980-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6708) 3-8118-6708-3 DM 7.80 415
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1981-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Wideview Books 0-87223-647-1 $7.95 xiii+
465
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.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Galaxy: Volume 1 1981-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Paperbacks 0-87216-917-0 $2.50 240
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.
anth Paul Alexander Checkmark
L'astronave d'oro 1982-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Fanucci Editore (Sidera nello spazio e nel tempo #4)   5,000 Lit 3+
206
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 Peter Jones  
Histoires de voyages dans l'espace 1983-04-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3780) 2-253-03150-X   444
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.
anth Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans l'espace 1984-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3780) 2-253-03150-X   444
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.
anth Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1985-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32302-5 $3.50 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans l'espace 1986-10-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3780) 2-253-03150-X   444
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.
anth Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1987-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02039-0   344
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-06-00 Cordwainer Smith VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #25) 0-575-04165-X £3.50 xix+
377
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 John Avon  
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-09-15 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz 0-575-04352-0 £11.95 xix+
377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Avon Checkmark
Phantastische Begegnungen 1990-05-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #250) 3-518-38241-1 DM 16.00 478
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.
anth Helmut Wenske Checkmark
Sternträumer 1991-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #193) 3-518-37893-7 DM 14.00 290
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 Tom Breuer Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #22 (1960) 1991-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #842) 0-88677-465-9 $4.50 351
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.
anth Angus McKie Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #22 (1960) 1991-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-465-9 C$5.99 351
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.
anth Angus McKie Checkmark
Los señores de la instrumentalidad I: Piensa azul, cuenta hasta dos 1991-06-00 Cordwainer Smith Ediciones B (Nova #37) 84-406-2063-2   309
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 Óscar H. Chichoni  
Le grandi storie della fantascienza: 1960 1992-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #181)   6,000 Lit 320
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.
anth Bob Eggleton  
Le grandi storie della fantascienza: 1960 1992-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (I Libri di Urania #1) 88-04-36102-6 8,000 Lit 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.
anth Bob Eggleton  
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1993-01-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02717-4   344
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith 1993-06-00 Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1999-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2003-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
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 Chris Moore  
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité, I 2004-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Gallimard (Folio SF #165) 2-07-042715-3   617
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 Manchu Checkmark
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2146-1 $15.00 599
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 Tom Kidd  
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4165-2146-4 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Tom Kidd  
The Rediscovery of Man 2010-02-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09424-6 £8.99 400
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  
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1053
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-03-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1052+
[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.
coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur  
When the People Fell 2012-08-28 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4516-3829-5 $7.99 829+
[4]
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2012-11-30 Cordwainer Smith Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10861-5 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-26 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-360-9 $14.99 376
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 Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-28 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-361-6 $5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 978-1-85798-819-2 £7.99 xix+
377
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles date unknown Cordwainer Smith France Loisirs 2-7242-3404-9   384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bahamas Checkmark
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