Title: First Contact

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Title: First Contact Title Record # 41398
Author: Murray Leinster
Date: 1945-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Current Tags: X Minus 1 (2), Dimension X (1), Exploring Tomorrow (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957 Dutch Contact
1965 French Premier contact
1972 Hungarian Az első találkozás?
1977 Dutch Het Eerste Contact
1978 German Erstkontakt
1978 Croatian Prvi kontakt
1979 French Premier contact
1980 German Erstkontakt
1980 German Erster Kontakt
1988 Finnish Ensimmäinen yhteys
1990 Italian Primo contatto
1992 Russian Первый контакт? [as by Мюррей Лейнстер?]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1996 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, May 1945 1945-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 180 digest? mag Timmins Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction 1946-02-11 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 xxvii+
785
hc? anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
The Fireside Book of Flying Stories 1951-00-00 ed. Paul Jensen Simon & Schuster     464 hc? anth  
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1952-02-20 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster   $3.95 xv+
583
hc? anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1953-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster / SFBC   $1.90 xv+
585
hc? anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1954-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Grayson & Grayson   9/6 239 hc? anth  
Stories for Tomorrow: An Anthology of Modern Science Fiction 1954-06-00 ed. William Sloane Funk & Wagnalls   $3.95 xii+
628
hc? anth Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
Stories for Tomorrow 1955-00-00 ed. William Sloane Eyre & Spottiswoode   18/- xii+
476
hc? anth Val Biro Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1956-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Books #G-41 $0.35 188 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Sprong in de Toekomst 1957-00-00 ed. A. de Bruijn, A. van der Hoek Andries Blitz   ƒ4.50 198 hc? anth Nita Veeren Checkmark
Best of Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $1.95 vii+
440
tp? anth Checkmark
Contact 1963-05-00 ed. Noel Keyes Paperback Library #52-211 $0.50 176 pb? anth Checkmark
The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1964-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Four Square Books #1166 5/- 320 pb? anth  
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1964-01-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Medallion #F875 $0.50 192 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Contact 1965-08-00 ed. Noel Keyes Paperback Library #52-837 $0.50 176 pb? anth Checkmark
Contact 1965-08-00 ed. Noel Keyes Paperback Library #52-837 C$0.50 176 pb? anth Checkmark
L'âge d'or de la science-fiction 1965-12-15 ed. uncredited OPTA (Fiction Spécial #8)   F6.00 286 digest? anth Checkmark
Selections from The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1967-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Medallion #X1490 $0.60 192 pb? anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
First Step Outward 1969-08-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Dell #2549 $0.60 224 pb? anth Berkey Checkmark
First Step Outward 1969-08-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Dell #2549 C$0.60 224 pb? anth Berkey Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday   $7.95 xi+
558
hc? anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1970-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC #2265 $2.98 xi+
558
hc? anth Sagebrush Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 $1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 C$1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
First Contact 1971-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books #P062N $0.95 219 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume 1 1972-00-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday 0-385-02334-0 $7.95 xvi+
530
hc? anth  
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol One 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sphere #78328 £0.40 349 pb? anth Checkmark
Galaktika 2: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia 1972-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter Kozmosz Könyvek?   Ft 12 127 pb? anth Leo Lionni  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1972-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 $1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
First Contact 1973-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books #P062N $0.95 219 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1973-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #J115 $1.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Book Two 1973-10-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Sphere 0-7221-4364-8 £0.40 320 pb? anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol One 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sphere 0-7221-7829-8 £0.40 349 pb? anth Checkmark
Galerij der Giganten 3 1977-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-01804-0   190 tp? anth Checkmark
Aliens 1977-11-00 ed. Ben Bova Orbit / Futura 0-86007-958-9 £0.70 156 pb? anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Approaches to Science Fiction 1978-00-00 ed. Donald L. Lawler Houghton Mifflin 0-395-25496-5   xi+
560
tp? anth Checkmark
The Best of Murray Leinster 1978-04-00 Murray Leinster Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25800-2 $1.95 xvi+
368
pb? coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Best of Murray Leinster 1978-04-00 Murray Leinster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25800-2 C$1.95 xvi+
368
pb? coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
First Contact 1978-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books 0-523-40354-2 $1.50 219 pb? anth Paul Stinson Checkmark
Aliens: 3 Novellas 1978-08-00 ed. Ben Bova St. Martin's Press 0-312-01859-2 $7.95 156 hc? anth Bob Chronister Checkmark
Titan 9 1978-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3614) 3-453-30522-1 DM 3.80 139+
[1]
pb? anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Sirius, #28 1978-10-05 ed. Borivoj Jurković? Vjesnik   10 din. 148 pb? mag Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Les meilleurs récits de Astounding Science-Fiction - 2 (1938-1945) 1979-07-14 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #988) 2-277-11988-1   223 pb? anth Hubert Rogers Checkmark
Science Fiction Stories 1979-10-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X $5.98 350 hc? anth Terry Oakes Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33486-0   xxvii+
785
hc? anth Ray Yeldham Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Murray Leinster 1980-05-00 Murray Leinster Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6704) 3-8118-6704-0 DM 7.80 398 pb? coll Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #489) 0-87997-746-9 $3.50 368 pb? anth Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-746-9 C$3.95 368 pb? anth Bernal Checkmark
Aliens from Analog 1983-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $2.95 287 digest? anth Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Aliens from Analog 1983-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27951-5 $12.95 286 hc? anth Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Science Fiction Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X   350 hc? anth Checkmark
Die Vierziger Jahre II 1983-04-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0033-3 DM 32.00 381+
[1]
hc? anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fourth Series 1984-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-44735-5 $6.98 632 hc? anth Fernandez Checkmark
Science Fiction Stories 1986-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X £2.50 350 hc? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1986-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $4.95 672 pb? anth  
Science Fiction Stories 1987-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Octopus Books 0-7064-0999-X £2.50 350 hc? anth Terry Oakes Checkmark
Ensimmäinen yhteys: tieteisnovelleja 1988-00-00 ed. Jyrki Ijäs Pirkanmaan Kirjapaino (Tieteissarja #1) 951-99942-9-7   367 tp? anth Kari T. Leppänen  
Encounters 1988-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Headline 0-7472-3091-9 £3.50 xii+
399
pb? anth  
Lo strano caso di John Kingman 1990-09-00 Murray Leinster Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #162)   6,000 Lit 380 pb? coll Oscar Chichoni Checkmark
Саргассы в космосе? 1992-00-00 Владимир Маркович? Общество книголюбов? 5-7707-1320-8   592 hc? omni  
First Contacts: The Essential Murray Leinster 1998-08-00 Murray Leinster NESFA Press 0-915368-67-6 $25.00 464 hc? coll Hannibal King Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday / SFBC 1-56865-878-8 $10.98 xi+
560
hc? anth  
First Contacts: The Essential Murray Leinster 1999-02-00 Murray Leinster NESFA Press / SFBC #02544 $12.50 464 hc? coll Hannibal King  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One 2001-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg The Easton Press     xi+
558
hc? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2003-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Tor 0-765-30536-4 $27.95 xiv+
560
hc? anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 2005-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2 $17.95 xiv+
560
tp? anth Kenn Brown Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame 1: Die besten Storys 1934-1948 2016-02-29 ed. Robert Silverberg Golkonda 978-3-944720-55-5 €18.90 400 tp? anth s.BENeš Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-44933-1 $2.50 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $2.95 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #26346 $1.95 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $2.95 672 pb? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon #26346 $1.95 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 0-380-00795-9 $2.25 672 pb? anth Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.50 xxvii+
785
hc? anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929-1964 date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Orb 0-765-30537-2 $19.99 xiv+
560
tp? anth Kenn Brown Checkmark
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