ISFDB banner

Title: A Life for the Stars

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

Title: A Life for the Stars Title Record # 1635
Author: James Blish
Date: 1962-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Cities in Flight
Series Number: 2
Language: English
User Rating: 7.00 (1 vote) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: New York City (1), flying city (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations Serializations
Year Language Title
1967Translated by Michel Deutsch
French Villes nomades
1980Translated by Annemarie Kindt
Dutch Een Leven voor de Sterren
1985Translated by Ralph Tegtmeier
German Ein Leben für die Sterne
1998Translated by Alexandra Tavares
Portuguese Vivendo no céu
1998Translated by Viviana Viviani
Italian Una vita per le stelle
Year Title
1962 A Life for the Stars (Part 1 of 2)
1962 A Life for the Stars (Part 2 of 2)

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Analog Science Fact -> Science Fiction, September 1962 1962-09-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Condé Nast   $0.50 180
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 Solonevich Checkmark
Analog Science Fact -> Science Fiction, October 1962 1962-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Condé Nast   $0.50 180
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
A Life for the Stars 1962-12-18 James Blish G. P. Putnam's Sons   $3.50 188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Robert MacLean Checkmark
Analog Science Fact -> Science Fiction, January 1963 (UK) 1963-01-00 ed. John W. Campbell Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/6 132
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 Checkmark
Analog Science Fact -> Science Fiction, February 1963 (UK) 1963-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/6 132
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 Schoenherr  
A Life for the Stars 1963-10-00 James Blish Avon H-107 $0.45 143
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
A Life for the Stars 1963-10-00 James Blish Avon H-107 C$0.45 143
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
A Life for the Stars 1964-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber   15/- 147
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Robert MacLean Checkmark
A Life for the Stars 1966-05-00 James Blish Avon G1280 $0.50 143+
[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 Lida Moser Checkmark
A Life for the Stars 1966-05-00 James Blish Avon G1280 C$0.50 143+
[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 Lida Moser Checkmark
Villes nomades 1967-03-28 James Blish Denoël (Présence du Futur #99)   F6.15 200
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
A Life for the Stars 1968-02-00 James Blish Avon G1280 $0.50 143
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
A Life for the Stars 1968-02-00 James Blish Avon G1280 C$0.50 143
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
Cities in Flight 1970-02-00 James Blish Avon W187 $1.25 605+
[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$1.25 605+
[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
Villes nomades 1971-07-10 James Blish Denoël (Présence du Futur #99)     200
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 1971-08-00 James Blish Avon W187 $1.25 605+
[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 1973-02-00 James Blish Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 5579 $3.50 593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Brad Holland Checkmark
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  
A Life for the Stars 1974-05-06 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-908700-6 £0.35 147
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
A Life for the Stars 1974-08-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-908700-6 £0.35 147
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 1976-08-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6 $2.25 605+
[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 $2.50 605
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 $2.50 605
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
Cities in Flight 1981-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-926440-4 £2.50 607
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
Villes nomades 1981-11-05 James Blish Denoël (Présence du Futur #99)     200
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 1982-04-00 James Blish Avon 0-380-00998-6 $3.50 605
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 £2.95 607
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 £2.75 607
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 14.80 798
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  
Cities in Flight 1987-00-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-926440-4 £3.95 607
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 $4.50 309
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 £5.99 607
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  
Villes nomades 1993-04-00 James Blish Denoël (Présence du Futur #99) 2-207-50099-3   200
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 Pascal Moret Checkmark
Vivendo no céu 1998-02-00 James Blish Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #486) 972-38-1648-2   185
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 Checkmark
Le città volanti 1998-11-00 James Blish Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #174) 88-429-1050-3 26,000 Lit 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 £6.99 607
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 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 $14.98 593
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 £7.99 607
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 £7.99 607
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 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 0-575-07898-7 £7.99 xi+
664
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  
Cities In Flight 2010-02-00 James Blish Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09417-8 £8.99 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  
A Life for the Stars 2011-09-00 James Blish Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10395-5 £2.99  
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  
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 $1.75 605
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 $2.95 605
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 $1.25 605
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 $3.95 605
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 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
View all covers for A Life for the Stars (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page)
Copyright (c) 1995-2019 Al von Ruff and the ISFDB team
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (04/24/06)