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Title: The Man Who Came Early Title Record # 41180
Author: Poul Anderson
Date: 1956-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: A contemporary American soldier stationed in Iceland finds himself somehow transported back in time a thousand years among the Norsemen; where it is difficult for him to adapt to the culture and customs.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957 French Le voyage prématuré
1963Translated by Charlotte Winheller
German Der Mann, der zu früh kam
1966 Italian L'uomo venuto troppo presto
1970Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Der Mann, der zu früh kam
1975Translated by Bruno Martin
French L'homme qui était arrivé trop tôt
1981 Dutch De Man Die Te Vroeg Kwam
1993Translated by Sławomir Dymczyk
Polish
Za wcześnie?Za wczesnie

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, June 1956 1956-06-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Dick Shelton Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Sixth Series 1957-01-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Doubleday 40378 $3.50 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dick Shelton Checkmark
Fiction, #39 1957-02-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 132
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 Philippe Curval Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1957-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Doubleday / SFBC     255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dick Shelton Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1962-00-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Ace Books F-131 $0.40 250
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 Ed Valigursky Checkmark
20 Science Fiction-Stories 1963-09-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Heyne (Heyne-Anthologien #2) HA02 DM 4.80 298
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 Heinrichs & Piloty  
20 Science Fiction-Stories 1965-00-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Heyne (Heyne-Anthologien #2) HA02 DM 4.80 298
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 Heinrichs & Piloty Checkmark
Urania #423 1966-02-13 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 423 200 Lit 136
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
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster   $6.50 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Smith Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Sixth Series 1968-00-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Ace Books G-715 $0.50 254
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 Ed Valigursky Checkmark
The Horn of Time 1968-01-00 Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library P3349 $0.60 144
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 Horn of Time 1968-01-00 Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library of Canada P3349 C$0.60 144
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
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1969-06-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00329-4   368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1970-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00329-4 £1.60 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Alpha One 1970-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02014-6 $0.95 vii+
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.
anth John Lindner Checkmark
Das Horn der Zeit 1970-10-00 Poul Anderson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3212) 3212 DM 2.80 159
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
Alpha One 1971-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02014-6 £0.35 vii+
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.
anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Themes in Science Fiction: A Journey Into Wonder 1972-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033504-4   iii+
428
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
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction, Book One 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-02982-7 £0.30 x+
226
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 Horn of Time 1973-05-00 Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library of Canada Q5480 C$0.95 144
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans le temps 1975-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3772) 2-253-00769-2   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Combat SF 1975-06-00 ed. Gordon R. Dickson Doubleday 0-385-04575-1 $6.95 ix+
204
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
Beyond Tomorrow 1976-00-00 ed. Lee Harding Wren (Australia) 0-85885-169-5 £4.95 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Payne Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans le temps 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3772) 2-253-00769-2   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Beyond Tomorrow 1977-07-00 ed. Lee Harding New English Library 0-450-03191-8 £0.80 220
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 Keith Laban Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction, Book One 1977-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-02982-7 £0.70 x+
226
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 Layzell Checkmark
The Horn of Time 1978-04-00 Poul Anderson Gregg Press (The Worlds of Poul Anderson #III) 0-8398-2428-9 $8.50 144
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
What If? Volume 1 1980-09-00 ed. Richard A. Lupoff Pocket Books 0-671-83189-5 $2.50 266
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
What If? Volume 1 1980-09-00 ed. Richard A. Lupoff Pocket Books 0-671-83189-5 C$2.75 266
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
Met Koningen Geen Vrede en 4 Andere Verhalen 1981-00-00 Poul Anderson Gradivus (Gradivus SF) 90-6317-972-3 ƒ17.50 301
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Combat SF 1981-06-00 ed. Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-11531-4 $2.50 [10]+
266
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Horn of Time 1981-08-00 Poul Anderson Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers 0-552-11771-4 £1.25 173
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 Horn of Time 1982-02-00 Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library 0-451-11393-4 $1.75 144
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
Die Fünfziger Jahre II 1982-04-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0019-8 DM 28.00 374+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1983-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-445-3 $16.95 538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Combat SF 1984-02-00 ed. Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-11534-9 $2.75 266
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1984-02-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-446-1 $8.95 538
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  
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $8.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans le temps 1987-01-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3772) 2-253-00769-2   442
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 Philippe Adamov Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $9.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson  
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?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 Andre 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 C$5.50 366
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 Andre Checkmark
Fenix, V4 #1, 1993 1993-00-00 ed.
Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz?Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
Radwan      
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
Andrzej Łaski?Andrzej Laski
 
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1994-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $ 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Time Travel Stories of All Time 2003-02-00 ed. Barry N. Malzberg ibooks 0-7434-5814-1 $15.95 viii+
440
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 Ralf Heimisch Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of All Time 2004-03-00 ed. Barry N. Malzberg ibooks 0-7434-8660-9 $7.99 viii+
440
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 Ralf Heimisch Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century 2005-01-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46094-4 $17.95 xiii+
425+
[3]
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
Call Me Joe 2009-03-11 Poul Anderson NESFA Press (The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson #1) 978-1-886778-75-7 $29.00 510
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Call Me Joe 2016-03-12 Poul Anderson NESFA Press 978-1-61037-318-0 $9.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Call Me Joe 2016-12-22 Poul Anderson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10940-7 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Combat SF date unknown ed. Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-11531-4 $2.50 266
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Horn of Time date unknown Poul Anderson Signet Q5480 $0.95 144
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
The Horn of Time date unknown Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library 0-451-11393-4 $1.75 144
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46094-4 $17.95 xii+
[1]+
425+
[9]
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 David Stevenson Checkmark
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