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Title: Descending Title Record # 43910
Author: Thomas M. Disch
Date: 1964-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1967Translated by Beata Della Frattina
Italian Scendendo
1972Translated by Alain Dorémieux for his anthology Territoires de l'inquiétude, 1972.
French Pour descendre
1973Translated by Roland Delouya
French La descente [as by Thomas Disch]
1974 Translated by Walter Brumm. Both Heyne titles bear the same translation; only the title was changed.
German Abstieg
1978Translated by Antonangelo Pinna
Italian Scendendo
1981Translated by Walter Brumm Both Heyne titles bear the same translation; only the title was changed.
German Abwärts

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, July 1964 1964-07-00 ed. Cele G. Lalli Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.50 132
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 Emsh Checkmark
10th Annual Edition: The Year's Best SF 1965-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Delacorte Press   $4.95 400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth G. Ziel Checkmark
10th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F 1966-06-00 ed. Judith Merril Delacorte Press / SFBC   $1.90 383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth G. Ziel Checkmark
10th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F 1966-12-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 8611 $0.75 382
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 G. Ziel Checkmark
10th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F 1966-12-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 8611 C$0.75 382
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 G. Ziel Checkmark
10th Annual S-F 1967-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Mayflower-Dell 8611-8 5/- 382
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
Urania #462 1967-05-21 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 462 250 Lit 168
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
Under Compulsion 1968-09-00 Thomas M. Disch Hart-Davis 0-246-97438-9 25/- 220
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ken Reilly  
The Most Thrilling Science Fiction Ever Told No. 13, Summer 1969 1969-06-00 ed. uncredited Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc.   $0.50 132
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
Under Compulsion 1970-00-00 Thomas M. Disch Panther 0-586-03265-7 £0.25 170
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 Best of Science Fiction 10 1970-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Mayflower 0-583-11138-6 7/- 382
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 Davies Checkmark
Fun with Your New Head 1971-01-00 Thomas M. Disch Doubleday   $4.95 207
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Anita Siegel Checkmark
Fun with Your New Head 1971-04-00 Thomas M. Disch Doubleday / SFBC 3263 $1.49 216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Anita Siegel Checkmark
Fun with Your New Head 1972-02-00 Thomas M. Disch Signet T4913 $0.75 176
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.
coll Gene Szafran Checkmark
Territoires de l'inquiétude 1972-08-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux Casterman     342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Modern Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Norman Spinrad Anchor Press / Doubleday 0-385-02263-8 / A978 $3.50 xiv+
540
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
Modern Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Norman Spinrad Anchor Press / Doubleday 0-385-02263-8 $3.50 xiv+
540
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 Story Reader 1 1974-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3374) 3-453-30251-6 DM 2.80 141
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
Modern Science Fiction 1976-06-00 ed. Norman Spinrad Gregg Press (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series) 0-8398-2339-8 $25.00 x+
xiv+
540
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Decade the 1960s 1977-01-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Macmillan UK 0-333-19002-5 £3.95 287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Scendendo. Romanzi e racconti di fantascienza sotterranea 1977-09-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) 14244 6,500 Lit 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
Under Compulsion 1978-00-00 Thomas M. Disch Panther / Granada 0-586-03265-7 £0.75 170
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Urania #750 1978-06-04 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 750 800 Lit 176
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
Decade The 1960s 1979-06-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Pan Books 0-330-25767-6 £0.90 287
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 Moore Checkmark
Fundamental Disch 1980-10-00 Thomas M. Disch Bantam Books 0-553-13670-4 $2.50 xiii+
398
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
Fundamental Disch 1981-00-00 Thomas M. Disch Gollancz 0-575-02986-2 £7.95 373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy 1981-03-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon 0-380-77115-2 $8.95 xvii+
588
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 James Marsh Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 1981 1981-04-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3790) 3-453-30693-7 DM 5.80 474
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1983-09-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1963-4 £2.99 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
La Signora degli scarafaggi e altri 22 racconti 1984-06-00 Thomas Dish Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Blu #2) 2 3,500 Lit 274
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 Karel Thole  
Traumreich der Magie: Höhepunkte der modernen Fantasy 1985-00-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4254) 3-453-31262-7 DM 12.80 794+
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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 Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1987-00-00 ed. uncredited Gallery Books 0-8317-7988-8   349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1988-02-00 ed. uncredited Treasure Press 1-85051-208-6 £5.99 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore  
Masters of Fantasy 1992-08-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Galahad Books 0-88365-786-4 $9.98 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henri Rousseau Checkmark
Amazing Stories, October 1992 1992-10-00 ed. Kim Mohan TSR, Inc.   $3.95 100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Douglas Chaffee Checkmark
Masters of Fantasy 1994-10-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Bristol Park Books 0-88486-094-9 $12.95 xv+
512
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
Poussière de Lune 1999-10-00 Thomas Disch Denoël (Présence du Futur #172) 2-207-24991-3   217
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 Stéphane Barry Checkmark
Technohorror: Tales of Terror, Suspense, and Intrigue 1999-11-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / Lowell House 0-7373-0298-4 $15.95 xiii+
296
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 Ron Walotsky  
Sci Fiction, September 20, 2000 2000-09-20 ed. Ellen Datlow SciFi.com     0
webzine?Used for Internet-based periodical publications which are otherwise not downloadable as an "ebook".
mag  
Under Compulsion date unknown Thomas M. Disch Panther Granada 0-586-03265-7 £0.95 170
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy date unknown ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon / QPBC     xvii+
588
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 James Marsh Checkmark
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