Title: The Difference Engine

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Title: The Difference Engine Title Record # 2110
Authors: William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
Date: 1990-09-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: The first part of the book comes from the short story "The Angel of Goliad".
Synopsis: The computer age arrives a century early with Babbage's perfection of his 'analytical engine. The industrial revolution is accelerated by the development of steam -driven cybernetic 'Engines'. An advanced Great Britain prepares to better the world's lot. An example of the 'steampunk' sub- genre of the cyberpunk movement.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1992Translated by Walter Brumm.
German Die Differenz-Maschine
1992Translated by Peter Cuijpers
Dutch De Stoomvlinder
1992 Italian La macchina della realtà
1996Translated by Bernard Sigaud
French La machine à différences
2005Translated by Viktor Juhász
Hungarian
A gépezet?A gepezet
2008First of a two volume instalment by 黒丸尚 / Hisashi Kuroma (pen name of 佐久間弘 / Hiroshi Sakuma) first published in 1991 Translated by 黒丸尚(Kuroma Hisashi)
Japanese [as by and ]
2008Translated by 黒丸尚(Kuroma Hisashi)
Japanese [as by and ]
2012Translated by Ludimila Hashimoto
Portuguese A máquina diferencial

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Difference Engine 1990-09-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz 0-575-04762-3 £13.95 383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Ian Miller Checkmark
The Difference Engine 1991-04-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra 0-553-07028-2 $19.95 429
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine (Boxed) 1991-04-00 Bruce Sterling, William Gibson Bantam Spectra 0-553-07346-X $125.00 429
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Difference Engine 1991-05-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra / BOMC   $17.95 429
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Tony Randazzo  
The Difference Engine 1991-07-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-05073-X £7.99 383
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 Ian Miller Checkmark
Die Differenz-Maschine 1992-00-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4860) 3-453-05380-X DM 16.80 573
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 Ian Miller  
The Difference Engine 1992-02-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra (Spectra Special Editions) 0-553-29461-X $5.99 [12]+
429
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 Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine 1992-02-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra / QPBC   $9.95 435
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 Tony Randazzo  
De Stoomvlinder 1992-04-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Meulenhoff (M=SF #306) 90-290-4164-1   406
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 Peter Jones , Nico Keulers Checkmark
La macchina della realtà 1992-06-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Altri Mondi #33) 88-04-36041-0 29,000 Lit 408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Cesare Reggiani Checkmark
The Difference Engine 1992-07-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-05297-X £4.99 383
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 Ian Miller Checkmark
The Difference Engine 1996-05-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Vista 0-575-60029-2 £5.99 383
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 Ian Miller Checkmark
La machine à différences 1996-12-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 2-221-08249-4 F149.00 446
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 Checkmark
The Difference Engine 1997-00-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Vista 0-575-60029-2 £5.99 383
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 Ian Miller Checkmark
Die Differenz-Maschine 1999-00-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4860) 3-453-05380-X DM 16.80 573
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 Ian Miller Checkmark
La macchina della realtà 1999-09-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #208) 88-04-47225-1 16,000 Lit 552
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  
La macchina della realtà 2001-02-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #287)   6,900 Lit 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.
novel Franco Brambilla  
The Difference Engine 2003-05-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz / Orion 0-575-60029-2 £6.99 383
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 gépezet?A gepezet
2005-00-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Nagual Publishing (
Galaktika Fantasztikus Könyvek?Galaktika Fantasztikus Konyvek
)
963-86936-0-6 Ft 2990 443
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 Szikszai Gábor , Boros Zoltán Checkmark
2008-09-00 ,
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1677)
978-4-15-011677-4   403
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
2008-09-00 ,
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1678)
978-4-15-011678-1   446
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
The Difference Engine 2010-11-06 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Brilliance Audio 978-1-4418-9073-3 $34.99  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
novel  
The Difference Engine 2011-01-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09940-1 £7.99 384
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 Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
The Difference Engine 2011-07-26 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-440-42362-1 $16.00 492
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  
The Difference Engine 2011-07-26 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-345-53258-9 $11.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Difference Engine 2011-07-27 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-307-80127-2 $11.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
A máquina diferencial 2012-00-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Editora Aleph 978-85-7657-110-0   456
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  
Die Differenz-Maschine 2012-04-00 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Heyne 978-3-453-52672-3 €9.99 624
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 Nele Schütz Checkmark
The Difference Engine 2014-05-14 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz / Orion (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0805-6 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
A máquina diferencial 2015-04-24 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Editora Aleph 978-85-7657-214-5 R$54.90 456
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 Pedro Inoue  
The Difference Engine date unknown Bruce Sterling, William Gibson Bantam Spectra 0-553-29461-X $5.99 429
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 Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine date unknown William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra 0-553-29461-X $5.99 429
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 Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine date unknown Bruce Sterling, William Gibson Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09940-1 £7.99 384
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 Christopher Gibbs  
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