Title: Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones

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Title: Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Title Record # 40866
Author: Samuel R. Delany
Date: 1968-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1970Translated by Maria Teresa Guasti, Tito Lana Popi and Sandro Sandrelli; do not merge with the version translated by Roberta Rambelli.
Italian Il tempo considerato come una spirale di pietre semipreziose
1975 French Le temps considérté comme une hélice de pierres semi-précieuses
1975Translated by Dolf Strasser.
German Zeit, betrachtet als eine Spirale von Halbedelsteinen
1981Translated by Eva Malsch
German Die Zeit, als Spirale aus Halbedelsteinen betrachtet
1982Translated by Waltraud Götting
German Zeit, angenommen als eine Helix von Halbedelsteinen
1988Translated by Sonja Lovasić
Croatian Vrijeme je spirala poludragog kamenja
1995Translated by Roberta Rambelli; do not merge with the version translated by Maria Teresa Guasti, Tito Lana Popi and Sandro Sandrelli.
Italian Il tempo considerato come una spirale di pietre semipreziose
1997Translated by Jitka Bojanovská
Czech
Čas považovaný za spirálu z polodrahokamů?Cas povazovany za spiralu z polodrahokamu
Chas povazhovany za spiralu z polodrahokamu
2008Translated by Henri-Luc Planchat
French Le temps considéré comme une hélice de pierres semi-précieuses

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1970 Hugo Best Short Story
Win 1970 Nebula Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Worlds, #185 December 1968 1968-12-00 ed. Michael Moorcock, James Sallis Stonehart Publications, Ltd.   5/- 64
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Gabi Nasemann Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction: 1969 1969-05-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr Ace Books 91352 $0.95 380
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction 1969 1969-09-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr Ace Books / SFBC 1908   381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Metamorfosi 1970 1970-01-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #38)   2,700 Lit 364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gian Mario Scuratti  
Nebula Award Stories 5 1970-11-00 ed. James Blish Gollancz 0-575-00579-3 £ 216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Nebula Award Stories Five 1970-12-11 ed. James Blish Doubleday   $4.95 215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ann Crews , Donald Crews Checkmark
Best S.F. Stories from New Worlds 7 1971-03-00 ed. Michael Moorcock Panther 0-586-03449-8 £0.25 176
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.
anth Colin Hay Checkmark
Driftglass 1971-07-00 Samuel R. Delaney Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3381 $1.49 274
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Wilcox Checkmark
The Shores Beneath 1971-08-00 ed. James Sallis Avon V2396 $0.75 192
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 Ron Walotsky Checkmark
The Shores Beneath 1971-08-00 ed. James Sallis Avon V2396 C$0.75 192
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 Ron Walotsky Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Two 1971-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday   $9.95 xiii+
654
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Peckolick Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Two 1971-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday   $9.95 xiii+
654
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Peckolick  
Driftglass 1971-11-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library Q4834 $0.95 278
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
Driftglass 1971-11-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library of Canada Q4834 C$0.95 278
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volumes One and Two 1972-01-00 Isaac Asimov Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 2000 $3.98 849
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni F. & J. Silversmiths, Inc. Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Five 1972-01-00 ed. James Blish Pocket Books 0-671-77423-9 $0.95 176
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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Five 1972-11-00 ed. James Blish Pocket Books 0-671-77423-9 C$0.95 176
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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 5 1972-12-00 ed. James Blish Panther 0-586-03785-3 £0.35 170+
[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 Checkmark
The Hugo Winners Volume Two 1968-1970 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Sphere 12483 £0.40 365
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 Checkmark
More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Volume II 1973-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2020 $1.25 320
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.
anth Checkmark
More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Volume II 1973-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2020 C$1.25 320
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.
anth Checkmark
La frontière avenir 1975-00-00 ed. Henry-Luc Planchat Seghers (Constellations)     286
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 Jackie Paternoster Checkmark
In Dreams Awake 1975-07-00 ed. Leslie A. Fiedler Dell Laurel 4159 $1.75 400
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.
anth Checkmark
More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Volume II 1975-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2521 $1.50 320
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.
anth Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 51 1975-08-00 ed. uncredited Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #97 (3159)) 3-548-03159-5 DM 3.80 128
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 Robert Foster Checkmark
Driftglass 1977-11-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet 0-451-07415-7 $1.50 278
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
Driftglass 1977-12-00 Samuel R. Delany Gregg Press 0-8398-2395-9 $13.00 xxxvi+
279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Driftglass 1978-00-00 Samuel R. Delany Gollancz 0-575-02477-1 £4.25 278
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Driftglass 1980-04-00 Samuel R. Delany Panther / Granada 0-586-04916-9 £1.25 318
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
More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Volume 2 1980-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23883-0 $2.25 320
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.
anth Attila Hejja  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Four 1981-00-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-02989-7   672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Ein Junge und sein Hund und andere »Nebula«-Preis-Stories 2 1981-00-00 ed. James Blish Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6723) 3-8118-6723-7 DM 6.80 189
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Distant Stars 1981-08-00 Samuel R. Delany Bantam Books 0-553-01336-X $8.95 352
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Four 1981-11-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-02989-7 £8.95 xi+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III 1982-03-00 ed. George W. Proctor, Arthur C. Clarke Avon 0-380-79335-0 $3.95 xii+
672
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
Treibglas 1982-04-00 Samuel R. Delany Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24029) 3-404-24029-4 DM 7.80 380
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 Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III 1982-10-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke, George W. Proctor Avon / SFBC 5179 $6.98 xi+
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Driftglass 1983-00-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library 0-451-12092-2 $2.95 278
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  
The Complete Nebula Award-Winning Fiction 1986-02-00 Samuel R. Delany Bantam Spectra 0-553-25610-6 $4.95 425
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 Aaron Epstein Checkmark
Driftglass 1986-04-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library 0-451-12092-2 $2.95 278
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  
Worlds Apart: An Anthology of Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction and Fantasy 1986-07-00 ed. Lyn Paleo, Camilla Decarnin, Eric Garber Alyson Publications 0-932870-87-2 $7.95 294
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 George Barr Checkmark
Sirius, #149 1988-10-05 ed.
Hrvoje Prćić?Hrvoje Prcic
Vjesnik   3000 din. 132
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.
mag Sandi Radovan Checkmark
More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Volume 2 1989-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-21243-2 $3.95 320
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.
anth Attila Hejja  
The Best of the Nebulas 1989-04-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-312-93184-0 $19.95 593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Doug Fornuff Checkmark
The Best of the Nebulas 1989-04-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-312-93175-1 $14.95 593
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 Doug Fornuff Checkmark
The Best of the Nebulas 1990-11-00 ed. Ben Bova Robert Hale 0-7090-4258-2 £15.95 573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Helen Hale  
Driftglass/Starshards 1993-03-00 Samuel R. Delany Grafton 0-586-21422-4 £5.99 535
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.
coll John Harris Checkmark
Worlds Apart: An Anthology of Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction and Fantasy 1994-03-00 ed. Lyn Paleo, Camilla Decarnin, Eric Garber AlyCat Books / Alyson Publications 1-55583-600-3 $5.95 317
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 George Barr Checkmark
I premi Hugo 1969-1971 1995-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #216)   6,000 Lit 304
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 Marco Patrito  
Hugo Story 4: Oceněné povídky z let 1970-1972?Hugo Story 4: Ocenene povidky z let 1970-1972
1997-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Winston Smith 80-902108-3-X Kč 169 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim White  
Aye, and Gomorrah: Stories 2003-04-08 Samuel R. Delany Vintage Books 0-375-70671-2 $14.00 383
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.
coll Yukimasa Hirota Checkmark
Distant Stars 2004-05-00 Samuel R. Delany ibooks 0-7434-8661-7 $14.00 352
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Chants de l'espace 2008-05-28 Samuel R. Delany Bragelonne 978-2-35294-182-8   680
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 Stephan Martiniere  
Aye, and Gomorrah 2013-07-25 Samuel R. Delany Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11928-4 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Nebula Awards Showcase 2015 2015-12-08 ed. Greg Bear Pyr 978-1-63388-090-0 $18.00 349
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
Driftglass date unknown Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library 0-451-14424-4 $2.95 278
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 Jim Warren  
The Hugo Winners, Volumes One and Two date unknown Isaac Asimov Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 02000   849
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni F. & J. Silversmiths, Inc. Checkmark
The Hugo Winners Volume Two 1968-1970 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov Sphere 0-7221-1250-5 £0.40 365
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
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