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Title: What's It Like Out There? Title Record # 40794
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Date: 1952-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1964Translated by Anna Maria Valenti (spelled also Annamaria Valenti)
Italian Com'era lassů
1968Translated by Luce Terrier
French
Comment est-ce lŕ-haut ??Comment est-ce la-haut ?
1968Translated by Hans-Ulrich Nichau
German Wie ist es dort draußen?
1975Translated by Th. Iskra
Dutch Hoe Is het Daar?
1977Translated by Sílvia Rangel
Portuguese Que tal lá fora?
1980Translated by Eva Malsch
German Wie ist es da oben?
1984 Portuguese Como é aquilo por lá?
1984 Swedish Hur är det där ute?
1988Translated by Malte Heim
German Wie ist es dort draußen?
1993Translated by И. Невструев / I. Nevstruev. Russian title means "So, What's It Like ?".
Russian [as by ]
2017Translated by Annamária Zsengellér and/or István Ifj. Veress
Hungarian Milyen ott a Marson?

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Thrilling Wonder Stories, December 1952 1952-12-00 ed. Samuel Mines Standard Magazines, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Walter Popp Checkmark
Thrilling Wonder Stories (UK), Summer 1953 1953-00-00 ed. Samuel Mines Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
-/9?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).
64
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Walter Popp  
The Best from Startling Stories 1953-10-00 ed. Samuel Mines Henry Holt  
$3.50?$: US dollar
xii+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alex Schomburg Checkmark
Startling Stories 1954-00-00 ed. Samuel Mines Cassell & Company  
12/6?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).
xii+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Moment Without Time 1956-03-00 ed. Samuel Mines The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 19
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).
xii+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Century of Science Fiction 1962-06-22 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster  
$4.95?$: US dollar
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth H. Lawrence Hoffman Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1962-07-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster / SFBC  
$1.90?$: US dollar
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth H. Lawrence Hoffman Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Damon Knight 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).
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1963-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Dell 1157
$0.75?$: US dollar
384
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
Urania #348 1964-09-06 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori 348
Lit 200?Lit: Italian lira
128
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Treasury of Great Science Fiction Stories, Number 2 1965-00-00 ed. Jim Hendryx, Jr. Popular Library, Inc.  
$0.50?$: US dollar
100
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books T19
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).
446
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 for People Who Hate Science Fiction 1966-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Doubleday  
$3.95?$: US dollar
190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Funk & Wagnalls F47
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Bob Korn Checkmark
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Funk & Wagnalls F47
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Bob Korn  
La science-fiction pour ceux qui détestent la science-fiction 1968-02-28 ed. Terry Carr
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#107)
 
F8.50?F: French frank
238
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  
Die Superwaffe 1968-09-00 ed. Terry Carr Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #095) 095
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
151+
[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.
anth Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1971-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00817-2
Ł?Ł: UK pound
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
La science-fiction pour ceux qui détestent la science-fiction 1971-12-17 ed. Terry Carr
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#107)
    238
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
A Century of Science Fiction 1972-00-00 ed. Damon Knight BCA - Book Club Associates     352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
What's It Like Out There? and Other Stories 1974-00-00 Edmond Hamilton Ace Books 88065
$0.95?$: US dollar
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.
coll Checkmark
Godenschemering en Andere Verhalen 1975-00-00 Edmond Hamilton Scala (Scala SF #4) 90-6221-031-7
ƒ8.90?ƒ: Dutch guilder
311
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 Albert Nuetzell Checkmark
Explorers of Space 1975-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6439-1
$6.95?$: US dollar
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Alois Checkmark
Exploradores do espaço 1977-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Simbolo     196
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  
The Best of Edmond Hamilton 1977-04-00 Edmond Hamilton Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 1561
$2.98?$: US dollar
xvii+
334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Maitz Checkmark
The Best of Edmond Hamilton 1977-08-00 Edmond Hamilton Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25900-9
$1.95?$: US dollar
xviii+
381
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 Edmond Hamilton 1977-08-00 Edmond Hamilton Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25900-9
C$1.95?C$: Canadian dollar
xviii+
381
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
From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61736-3
$2.50?$: US dollar
535
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 Stinson Checkmark
From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library of Canada 0-451-61736-3
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
535
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 Stinson Checkmark
10 chiavi per lo spazio 1979-04-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori (Omnibus) 16444-2
Lit 7,500?Lit: Italian lira
518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
The Future in Question 1980-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Fawcett Crest 0-449-24266-8
$2.50?$: US dollar
381
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
Die besten Stories von Edmond Hamilton 1980-02-00 Edmond Hamilton Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6701) 3-8118-7036-X
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
400
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Wide-Angle Lens: Stories of Time and Space 1980-07-00 ed. Phyllis R. Fenner William Morrow 0-688-22241-2
$7.95?$: US dollar
223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 1981-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9
$6.98?$: US dollar
786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Don Dixon Checkmark
Piloten durch Zeit und Raum 1983-00-00 ed. Ronald Hahn Ensslin & Laiblin 3-7709-0527-X
DM 18.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
255+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Mensagens do futuro 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #320)     239
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  
Nova Science Fiction - 4 1984 1984-00-00 ed. John-Henri Holmberg, Per W. Insulander Laissez faire 467-4
skr 19.75?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
120
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.
mag  
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #660) 0-88677-106-4
$3.50?$: US dollar
352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-106-4 / UE2106
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Le dieu monstrueux de Mamurth 1986-06-00 Edmond Hamilton Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #176) 2-7304-0387-6   202
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 Jean-Michel Nicollet  
Von Huxley bis Heinlein 1988-01-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #93) 3-453-00964-9
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
479
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 T. Yawada Checkmark
1993-00-00 ed.
Сергей Барсов?Sergey Barsov
Sergei Barsov
() 5-87198-045-7   479
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
Борис Вальехо?Boris Val'ekho
Boris Vallejo
 
From Wells to Heinlein 2002-10-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4439-7
$32.50?$: US dollar
xxii+
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 Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 2006-03-07 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9
$11.99?$: US dollar
786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Edmond Hamilton & Leigh Brackett Day, October 16, 2010 2010-10-16 ed. Stephen Haffner Haffner Press 978-1-893887-50-3
$10.00?$: US dollar
71
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
The Best of Edmond Hamilton 2010-11-15 Edmond Hamilton Phoenix Pick 978-1-60450-489-7
$14.99?$: US dollar
344
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 Checkmark
Téridő – ugróknak: A sci-fi klasszikusai?Terido - ugroknak: A sci-fi klasszikusai
2017-00-00 ed.
Ifj. Veress István?Ifj. Veress Istvan
Urbis Könyvkiadó 978-615-5289-21-7
Ft 2,500?Ft: Hungarian forint
333
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  
Space Pioneers 2018-11-27 ed. Hank Davis, Christopher Ruocchio Baen 978-1-4814-8360-5
$7.99?$: US dollar
506
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 Checkmark
Space Pioneers 2018-11-27 ed. Hank Davis, Christopher Ruocchio Baen 978-1-62579-675-2
$6.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bob Eggleton  
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction date unknown ed. Terry Carr Funk & Wagnalls F47
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Bob Korn Checkmark
From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9
$2.75?$: US dollar
535
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 Stinson  
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9
$6.98?$: US dollar
786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Don Dixon Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9
$11.99?$: US dollar
786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Future in Question date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Fawcett Crest 0-449-24266-8
$2.50?$: US dollar
381
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
From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9
$2.75?$: US dollar
535
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 Stinson Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9   786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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