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Title: A Work of Art Title Record # 40770
Author: James Blish
Date: 1956-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: books.google.com, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: The personality of composer Richard Strauss is resurrected by "mind sculpting", and he returns to his work of composing.
User Rating: 8.33 (3 votes) Including variants and translations: 8.50 (4 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1956 Art-Work
Year Language Title
1959Translated by Collin Delavaud
French
Œuvre d'art?Oeuvre d'art
1961Translated by Michel Deutsch
French
Œuvre d'art?Oeuvre d'art
1974Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Ein Kunstwerk
1974Translated by Collin Delavaud
French
L'artiste et son oeuvre?L'artiste et son œuvre
1976 Hungarian Műalkotás
1977Translated by Sandro Pergameno
Italian Un'opera d'arte
1987Translated by an uncredited hand: either <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Eva%20Bauche-Eppers&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Eva Bauche-Eppers</a> (as Eva Eppers) or <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Fredy%20K%F6psell&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Fredy Köpsell</a> (as Leo P. Kreysfeld)
German Ein Kunstwerk
1988Translated by Barbara Heidkamp
German Ein Kunstwerk
1990Translated by Ростислав Рыбкин (Rostislav Rybkin)
Russian [as by ]
1990Translated by Massimo Patti
Italian Capolavoro
2000Translated by 白石朗 (Shiraishi Rou)
Japanese
芸術作品?げいじつさくひん
Geijutsu Sakuhin
[as by ]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Science Fiction Stories, July 1956 1956-07-00 ed. Robert W. Lowndes Columbia Publications, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
148
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
Science Fiction Showcase 1959-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday  
C$4.50?C$: Canadian dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers  
Satellite [France], #13 1959-01-00 ed.
Michel Bénâtre?Michel Benatre
Éditions Satellite?Editions Satellite
 
F200.00?F: French frank
200
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  
Science Fiction Showcase 1959-09-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday  
$3.95?$: US dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1959-10-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library S1719
$0.35?$: US dollar
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
Galactic Cluster 1960-01-22 James Blish Faber and Faber  
15/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
233
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1960-04-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday / SFBC  
$1.20?$: US dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Terre, il faut mourir 1961-00-00 James Blish
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#50)
 
F5.00?F: French frank
254
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  
Galactic Cluster 1961-12-00 James Blish The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 56
5/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
233
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths  
Galactic Cluster 1963-00-00 James Blish Four Square Books 889
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
128
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 Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1963-06-00 ed. Robert P. Mills The Dial Press  
$4.95?$: US dollar
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ronald Clyne Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz  
21/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1964-07-00 James Blish Four Square Books 889
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
128
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 Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of James Blish 1965-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber  
18/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Galactic Cluster 1965-00-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library D2790
$0.50?$: US dollar
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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-819
$0.75?$: US dollar
287
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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-819
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
287
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
Galactic Cluster 1965-10-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library of Canada D2790
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
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
Best SF Six 1966-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber  
18/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Panther 2124
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
288
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
Science Fiction Showcase 1966-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Whiting & Wheaton  
21/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
New Dreams This Morning 1966-10-00 ed. James Blish Ballantine Books U2331
$0.50?$: US dollar
xii+
190
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1967-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-577
$0.75?$: US dollar
287
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
Science Fiction Showcase 1968-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Mayflower 112250
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
204
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
Galactic Cluster 1968-06-00 James Blish New English Library 2229
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
128
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1969-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Curtis Books 123-06068
$0.60?$: US dollar
128
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
The Stars Around Us 1970-03-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Signet T4202
$0.75?$: US dollar
191
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 64-374
$0.75?$: US dollar
287
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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 64-374
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
287
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
Terre, il faut mourir 1971-00-00 James Blish
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#50)
    254
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  
Best Science Fiction Stories of James Blish 1973-02-00 James Blish Faber and Faber 0-571-04782-3
£1.75?£: UK pound
216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Stars Around Us 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Signet Q5755
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
191
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Eine Handvoll Sterne 1974-00-00 James Blish Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0186) 3-442-23186-8
DM 4.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
188
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
Jürgen Rogner?Juergen Rogner
Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1974-04-16 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1974-06-11 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Best SF Six 1975-01-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-10693-5
£0.95?£: UK pound
252
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 Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1975-02-26 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Histoires de robots 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Galaktika 19: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia 1976-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter
Kozmosz Könyvek?Kozmosz Konyvek
IF 2531 - e - 7779
Ft 12?Ft: Hungarian forint
 
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 Checkmark
Prigione senza sbarre, e altri racconti 1977-00-00 James Blish Fanucci Editore (Biblioteca di Fantascienza #31)  
Lit 3,500?Lit: Italian lira
240
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 Tim White  
The Testament of Andros 1977-08-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-914840-4
£0.60?£: UK pound
216
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1978-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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 Pierre Faucheux  
The Best of James Blish 1979-08-00 James Blish Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25600-X
$1.95?$: US dollar
xxi+
358
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 H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Best of James Blish 1979-08-00 James Blish Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25600-X
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
xxi+
358
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 H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1979-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon 0-380-46409-8
$4.95?$: US dollar
xxiii+
438
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1980-00-00 James Blish Granada 0-586-04573-2
£1.25?£: UK pound
255
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1980-02-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon / SFBC 3671
$3.98?$: US dollar
xxii+
393
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1981-10-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Hutchinson 0-09-145770-X
£6.95?£: UK pound
370
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Penguin Books 0-14-006382-X
£2.95?£: UK pound
365
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 Mick Brownfield Checkmark
The Seedling Stars / Galactic Cluster 1983-03-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library (Signet Double Science Fiction) 0-451-12148-1
$2.95?$: US dollar
158+
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.
omni Paul Lehr Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1985-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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
Éric Seigaud?Eric Seigaud
 
Afterlives 1986-08-00 ed. Pamela Sargent, Ian Watson Vintage Books 0-394-72986-2
$5.95?$: US dollar
xviii+
494
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 Mel Odom (artist) Checkmark
Welten im All 1987-10-00 James Blish
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Bestseller #22107)
3-404-22107-9
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
270
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 Mark Paternostro Checkmark
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #754) 0-88677-289-3
$4.50?$: US dollar
366
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
Robert André?Robert Andre
Checkmark
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #754) 0-88677-289-3
C$5.50?C$: Canadian dollar
366
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
Robert André?Robert Andre
Checkmark
Das unentdeckte Land 1988-11-00 ed. Pamela Sargent, Ian Watson
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24112)
3-404-24112-6
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Tim White Checkmark
1990-00-00 ed. ( #151) 5-206-00039-6   181
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
А. Махов?A. Makhov
 
Urania #1124 1990-04-08 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Mondadori 1124
Lit 4,000?Lit: Italian lira
176
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 Vicente Segrelles  
A Work of Art and Other Stories 1993-00-00 James Blish Severn House 0-7278-4464-4
£13.99?£: UK pound
184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires de robots 1993-10-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486
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 Seigaud  
Histoires de robots 1997-00-00 ed.
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (
Les maîtres de la science-fiction?Les maitres de la science-fiction
)
2-253-07195-1   119
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
Histoires de robots 1997-04-00 ed.
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (
Les maîtres de la science-fiction?Les maitres de la science-fiction
#7195)
2-253-07195-1   119
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  
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86338-1
$40.00?$: US dollar
1005
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC 0-312-86338-1   1005
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1998-05-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Quality Paperback Book Club 0-9658501-3-7
$21.95?$: US dollar
1005
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 John Harris Checkmark
1950年代―初めの終わり?1950ねんだい―はじめのおわり
1950 Nendai: Hajime no Owari
2000-12-04 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
,
山岸真?やまぎしまこと
Makoto Yamagishi
河出書房新社?Kawade Shobō Shinsha
Kawade Shobo Shinsha
(
河出文庫?かわでぶんこ
Kawade Bunko
#ン2-2)
4-309-46203-0   501
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
ヒロ杉山?ひろすぎやま
Hiro Sugiyama
 
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-11-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X
$24.95?$: US dollar
x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-12-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books / SFBC 11613
$12.50?$: US dollar
x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
In This World, or Another 2003-07-00 James Blish Five Star (Five Star First Edition Speculative Fiction) 0-7862-5349-5
$25.95?$: US dollar
413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton  
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume Two 2004-00-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Robinson 1-84119-514-6
£7.99?£: UK pound
xviii+
617
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 Joe Roberts  
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century 2004-03-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0
$14.00?$: US dollar
x+
422
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 Pyrographx Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century, Volume One 2006-03-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-86484-1
$21.95?$: US dollar
511
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 John Harris Checkmark
Works of Art 2008-02-00 James Blish NESFA Press 978-1-886778-70-2
$29.00?$: US dollar
524
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Berkey Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume Two 2011-09-01 ed. David G. Hartwell Robinson 978-1-78033-418-9
£5.49?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Joe Roberts Checkmark
Galactic Cluster date unknown James Blish Signet / New American Library Q5441
$0.95?$: US dollar
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
The Stars Around Us date unknown ed. Robert Hoskins Signet Q5755
$0.95?$: US dollar
191
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X
$24.95?$: US dollar
x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
x+
422
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 Pyrographx Checkmark
Galactic Cluster date unknown James Blish Signet / New American Library T4965
$0.75?$: US dollar
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  
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