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Title: The Only Thing We Learn Title Record # 41091
Author: C. M. Kornbluth
Date: 1949-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1949 The Only Thing We Learn [as by Cyril Kornbluth]
Year Language Title
1969Translated by Hans-Ulrich Nichau
German Was wir lernen
1971 Italian La sola cosa che impariamo [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Startling Stories, July 1949 1949-07-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Better Publications, Inc.   $0.25 164
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 Earle Bergey Checkmark
Big Book of Science Fiction 1950-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 vii+
545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction 1957-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books G-53 $0.35 187
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 Big Book of Science Fiction 1957-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books G-53 $0.35 187
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  
The Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1959-04-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 303K $0.35 158
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 Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1959-04-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 303K C$0.35 158
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 Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1959-05-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 303K $0.35 158
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 Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1963-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books F 760 $0.50 158
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 Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1963-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books F 760 C$0.50 158
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 Big Book of Science Fiction 1964-09-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion F975 $0.50 176
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 Checkmark
The Shape of Things 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Popular Library SP352 $0.50 206
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 Eugene Berman Checkmark
The Shape of Things 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Popular Library SP352 C$0.50 206
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 Eugene Berman Checkmark
Best SF Stories of C. M. Kornbluth 1968-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Faber and Faber   25/- 277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Herold im All 1969-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #0108) 0108 DM 2.80 177
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Galassia #141 1971-05-01 ed. Vittorio Curtoni, Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 141 350 Lit 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 Fulvia Levi Bianchi Checkmark
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
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1978-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers     545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #571) 0-87997-918-6 / UE1918 $3.50 317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-918-6 C$3.95 317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-65754-6 $8.95 624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
The Crash of Empire 1989-06-00 ed. John F. Carr, Jerry Pournelle Baen 0-671-69826-5 $4.95 376
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 David Egge Checkmark
Space Dreadnoughts 1990-07-00 ed. David Drake, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Ace Books 0-441-77735-X $3.95 xiii+
220
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 Walter Velez  
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
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 1999-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1115) 0-88677-830-1 / UE2830 $6.99 xii+
372
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 Angus McKie Checkmark
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 1999-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / SFBC 0-7394-0349-4 / 00941 $9.98 372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Angus McKie  
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $24.00 743
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-02-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen / SFBC 1168633 $13.99 743
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Kidd  
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 2005-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 1-59687-121-0 $12.95 372
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 Kimberly Chandler  
The World Turned Upside Down 2006-06-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 978-1-4165-2068-9 $15.00 741
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 Tom Kidd 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 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 Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-918-6 $3.50 317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
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