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Title: The Rocket of 1955 Title Record # 40984
Author: C. M. Kornbluth
Date: 1939-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: According to Contento, originally published in the fanzine "Escape" in August 1939. First professional publication in "Stirring Science Stories" in April 1941 as by "Cecil Corwin".
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Year Title
1941According to Contento, originally published in the fanzine "Escape" in August 1939. First professional publication in "Stirring Science Stories" in April 1941 as by "Cecil Corwin".
The Rocket of 1955 [as by Cecil Corwin]
Year Language Title
1961 French La fusée de 1955
1979Translated by Tjalling Dijkstra
Dutch De Raket van 1955
1980Translated by Michelangelo Spada
Italian Il Razzo Del 1955

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Stirring Science Stories, April 1941 1941-04-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Albing Publications   $0.15 132
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 Hannes Bok Checkmark
Uncanny Tales, November 1941 1941-11-00 ed. Melvin R. Colby Adam Publishing Company   C$0.15 96
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 Wilf Long  
Worlds Beyond, February 1951 1951-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Hillman Periodicals, Inc.   $0.25 132
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 H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Explorers 1954-08-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 86 $0.35 [10]+
145+
[2]
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
The Mindworm and Other Stories 1955-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/6 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Satellite [France], #37 1961-09-00 ed. Michel Bénâtre Editions Scientifiques et Littéraires   F2.00 132
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 Checkmark
The Explorers 1963-03-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books F708 $0.50 145
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy 1966-02-00 ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books V-326 $1.65 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
Thirteen O'Clock and Other Zero Hours 1970-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth Dell 8731 $0.75 155
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
Thirteen O'Clock and Other Zero Hours 1970-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth Dell 8731 C$0.75 155
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
Thirteen O'Clock and Other Zero Hours 1972-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Robert Hale 0-7091-3342-1   191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1976-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3006 $2.49 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9 $1.95 xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9 C$1.95 xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-11-00 C. M. Kornbluth Taplinger 0-8008-0723-5 $9.95 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rus Anderson Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1978-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Doubleday 0-385-13044-9 $8.95 xvi+
271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Rauch Checkmark
Dwergsterren 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Vincent van der Linden, Joseph D. Olander Bruna (Bruna SF #100) 90-229-9100-8 ƒ8.50 240
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941 1980-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #377) 0-87997-523-7 $2.25 352
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941 1980-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-523-7 C$2.50 352
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Urania #827 1980-03-16 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 827 1,000 Lit. 192
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $2.50 xx+
296
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Pan Books 0-330-26155-X £1.75 302
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 Harris Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-02-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9 $27.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9 $27.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-08-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press / SFBC 17419 $14.98 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 2009-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 978-0-915368-60-0 $29.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The 34th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack 2016-03-05 C. M. Kornbluth Wildside Press 978-1-4794-2040-7 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Rocket of 1955 2016-10-14 C. M. Kornbluth Project Gutenberg Canada 1364 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 2017-12-17 C. M. Kornbluth Faded Page 20171227 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $2.45 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $2.95 310
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 Adelson & Eichinger  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.95 296
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 Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $1.95 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.95 xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 C$2.75 xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.25 xx+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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