Title: A Work of Art

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Title: A Work of Art Title Record # 40770
Author: James Blish
Date: 1956-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
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.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1956 Art-Work
Year Language Title
1959 French Oeuvre d'art
1974 French L'artiste et son oeuvre
1977 Italian Un'opera d'arte
1988 German Ein Kunstwerk
1990 Italian Capolavoro

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Science Fiction Stories, July 1956 1956-07-00 ed. Robert W. Lowndes Columbia Publications, Inc.   $0.35 148 digest? mag Emsh Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1959-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday   C$4.50 264 hc? anth Richard Powers  
Satellite [France], #13 1959-01-00 ed. Michel Bénâtre Éditions Satellite   F200.00 200 digest? mag Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1959-09-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday   $3.95 264 hc? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1959-10-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library #S1719 $0.35 176 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1960-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber   15/- 233 hc? coll John Griffiths  
Science Fiction Showcase 1960-04-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 264 hc? anth Richard Powers  
Terre, il faut mourir 1961-00-00 James Blish Denoël (Présence du Futur #50)   F5.00 254 pb? coll  
Galactic Cluster 1961-12-00 James Blish The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #56 5/6 233 hc? coll John Griffiths  
Galactic Cluster 1963-00-00 James Blish Four Square Books #889 2/6 128 pb? coll Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1963-06-00 ed. Robert P. Mills The Dial Press   $4.95 349 hc? anth Ronald Clyne Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   21/- 349 hc? anth Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1964-07-00 James Blish Four Square Books #889 2/6 128 pb? coll Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of James Blish 1965-00-00 James Blish Faber and Faber   18/- 224 hc? coll Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1965-00-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library #D2790 $0.50 176 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library #54-819 $0.75 287 pb? anth Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library #54-819 C$0.75 287 pb? anth Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1965-10-00 James Blish Signet / New American Library of Canada #D2790 C$0.50 176 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Best SF Six 1966-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   18/- 252 hc? anth  
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Panther #2124 5/- 288 pb? anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1966-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Whiting & Wheaton   21/- 264 hc? anth  
New Dreams This Morning 1966-10-00 ed. James Blish Ballantine Books #U2331 $0.50 xii+
190
pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1967-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library #54-577 $0.75 287 pb? anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1968-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Mayflower #112250 5/- 204 pb? anth Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1968-06-00 James Blish New English Library #2229 3/6 128 pb? coll Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1969-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Curtis Books #123-06068 $0.60 128 pb? anth Checkmark
The Stars Around Us 1970-03-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Signet #T4202 $0.75 191 pb? anth Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library #64-374 $0.75 287 pb? anth Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library #64-374 C$0.75 287 pb? anth Checkmark
Terre, il faut mourir 1971-00-00 James Blish Denoël (Présence du Futur #50)     254 pb? coll Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of James Blish (revised) 1973-02-00 James Blish Faber and Faber 0-571-04782-3 £1.75 216 hc? coll Checkmark
The Stars Around Us 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Signet #Q5755 C$0.95 191 pb? anth Gene Szafran Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1974-04-16 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1974-06-11 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Best SF Six 1975-01-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-10693-5 £0.95 252 tp? anth Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1975-02-26 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1976-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Prigione senza sbarre, e altri racconti 1977-00-00 James Blish Fanucci Editore (Biblioteca di Fantascienza #31)   3,500 Lit 240 tp? coll Tim White  
The Testament of Andros 1977-08-00 James Blish Arrow Books 0-09-914840-4 £0.60 216 pb? coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1978-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486 pb? anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
The Best of James Blish 1979-08-00 James Blish Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25600-X $1.95 xxi+
358
pb? coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Best of James Blish 1979-08-00 James Blish Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25600-X C$2.50 xxi+
358
pb? 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 xxiii+
438
tp? anth Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Galactic Cluster 1980-00-00 James Blish Granada 0-586-04573-2 £1.25 255 pb? coll Peter Elson Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1980-02-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon / SFBC #3671 $3.98 xxii+
393
hc? anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1981-10-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Hutchinson 0-09-145770-X £6.95 370 hc? anth Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Penguin Books 0-14-006382-X £2.95 365 pb? 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 $2.95 158+
176
pb? omni Paul Lehr Checkmark
Histoires de robots 1985-02-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3764) 2-253-00061-2   486 pb? anth Eric Seigaud Checkmark
Afterlives 1986-08-00 ed. Pamela Sargent, Ian Watson Vintage Books 0-394-72986-2 $5.95 xviii+
494
pb? anth Mel Odom (artist) 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 $4.50 366 pb? anth Robert Andre Checkmark
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-289-3 C$5.50 366 pb? anth Robert Andre Checkmark
Das unentdeckte Land 1988-11-00 ed. Pamela Sargent, Ian Watson Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24112) 3-404-24112-6 DM 7.80 351 pb? anth Tim White Checkmark
Urania #1124 1990-04-08 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #1124 4,000 Lit 176 digest? mag Vicente Segrelles  
A Work of Art and Other Stories 1993-00-00 James Blish Severn House 0-7278-4464-4 £13.99 184 hc? coll  
Histoires de robots 1997-04-00 ed. Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (Les maîtres de la science-fiction #7195) 2-253-07195-1   119 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86338-1 $40.00 1005 hc? anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC 0-312-86338-1   1005 hc? 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 1005 tp? anth John Harris Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-11-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc? anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-12-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books / SFBC #11613 $12.50 x+
422
hc? 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 $25.95 413 hc? coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume Two 2004-00-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Robinson 1-84119-514-6 £7.99 xviii+
617
tp? anth Joe Roberts Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century 2004-03-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $14.00 422 tp? anth Pyrographx Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century, Volume One 2006-03-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-86484-1 $21.95 511 tp? anth John Harris Checkmark
Works of Art 2008-02-00 James Blish NESFA Press 978-1-886778-70-2 $29.00 521 hc? coll John Berkey Checkmark
Galactic Cluster date unknown James Blish Signet / New American Library #Q5441 $0.95 176 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Stars Around Us date unknown ed. Robert Hoskins Signet #Q5755 $0.95 191 pb? 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 x+
422
hc? 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 x+
422
tp? anth Pyrographx Checkmark
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