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Title: Build-Up Title Record # 44451
Author: J. G. Ballard
Date: 1957-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1957 The Concentration City
Year Language Title
1970Translated by Lionel Massun
French Urbi et orbi
1973 Dutch Agglomeratie
1979 Italian Citta' Di Concentramento
1983Translated by Charlotte Winheller (as Charlotte Franke)
German Die Konzentrationsstadt
1990Translated by Юрий Эстрин / Yuriy Estrin.
Russian [as by
Джеймс Грэм Баллард?Dzheyms Grem Ballard
James Graham Ballard
]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Worlds Science Fiction, #55 January 1957 1957-01-00 ed. John Carnell Nova Publications Ltd.   2/- 128
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 Terry Checkmark
Billenium 1962-00-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion F667 $0.50 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books 2223 3/6 234
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
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books (US) 2223 $0.95 234
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
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books 2223 3/6 234
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 Disaster Area 1967-10-00 J. G. Ballard Jonathan Cape   21/- 206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leigh Taylor  
The Disaster Area 1969-00-00 J. G. Ballard Panther 028145 5/- 191
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 John Dove Checkmark
Billenium 1970-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #356)     241
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
Chronopolis and Other Stories 1971-09-00 J. G. Ballard G. P. Putnam's Sons   $6.95 319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nicole De Jurenev Checkmark
Chronopolis and Other Stories 1971-11-00 J. G. Ballard G. P. Putnam's Sons / SFBC 1213 $1.49 310
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nicole De Jurenev Checkmark
Chronopolis 1972-08-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion 0-425-02212-9 $1.25 382
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Chronopolis 1972-08-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion 0-425-02212-9 C$1.25 382
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Disaster Area 1973-00-00 J. G. Ballard Panther 0-586-02814-5 £0.30 191
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
De Wachtvelden 1973-00-00 J. G. Ballard Meulenhoff (M=SF #61) 90-290-0336-7   186
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 Rik Lina Checkmark
As Tomorrow Becomes Today 1974-00-00 ed. Charles W. Sullivan Prentice-Hall 0-13-050021-6 $4.95 xv+
456
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  
As Tomorrow Becomes Today 1974-00-00 ed. Charles W. Sullivan Prentice-Hall 0-13-050039-9 $7.95 xv+
456
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Billenium 1974-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #356)     241+
[15]
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
Connoisseur's Science Fiction 1976-02-00 ed. Tom Boardman Penguin Books 0-14-002223-6 £0.60 233+
[1]
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 Fowke Checkmark
The Best of J. G. Ballard 1977-04-00 J. G. Ballard Orbit / Futura 0-86007-943-0 £1.25 411
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1978-10-00 J. G. Ballard Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-042506-9 $12.95 ix+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Carlos Ochagavia Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1978-10-00 J. G. Ballard Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-045661-4 $7.95 ix+
302
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 Carlos Ochagavia Checkmark
The Disaster Area 1979-00-00 J. G. Ballard Triad Panther 0-586-02814-5 £0.95 191
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
Urania #779 1979-04-15 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 779 900 Lit 184
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  
Chronopolis 1979-05-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Books 0-425-04191-3 $2.25 371
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Das Katastrophengebiet 1983-08-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #103) 3-518-37424-9 DM 9.00 176+
[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 Thomas Franke Checkmark
The Disaster Area 1984-00-00 J. G. Ballard Jonathan Cape 0-224-61188-7 £8.95 208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Disaster Area 1985-00-00 J. G. Ballard Triad Granada 0-586-02814-5 £2.50 191
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 James Marsh Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1985-12-00 J. G. Ballard Washington Square Press 0-671-61451-7 $4.95 x+
358
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 Carlos Ochagavia Checkmark
Das Leben der Erdbewohner 1986-08-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer Luchterhand (Sammlung Luchterhand #634) 3-472-61634-2 DM 12.80 205
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 Olga Rinne Checkmark
1990-00-00 ed. 5-05-002538-9   672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
Ю. А. Лютер?Yu. A. Lyuter
Yu. A. Luther
 
Der Garten der Zeit: Die besten Science-fiction-Erzählungen 1990-06-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #256) 3-518-38252-7 DM 14.00 299
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 H. Wenske Checkmark
The Disaster Area 1992-03-00 J. G. Ballard Paladin 0-586-09071-1 £4.99 191
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 Chris Moore  
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1995-03-15 J. G. Ballard Owl Books / Henry Holt 0-8050-3876-0 $15.95 302
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 Raquel Jaramillo Checkmark
Phantastische Bibliothek: Die andere Zukunft 1999-00-00 uncredited Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #368) 3-518-06579-3   177+
246+
149+
122+
165+
215+
227
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.
omni Gregory Heisler Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 2001-07-00 J. G. Ballard Picador USA 0-312-27844-6 $14.00 xiv+
302
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 Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories 2001-11-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-00-712405-8 £25.00 ix+
1189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jerry Bauer Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories 2002-11-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-00-713812-1 £16.99 ix+
1189
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  
Die Stimmen der Zeit 2007-04-02 J. G. Ballard Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52229-9 €10.95 [1]+
987
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 Ellen Schuster Checkmark
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard 2009-09-00 J. G. Ballard W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07262-4 $35.00 xv+
1199
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard 2012-06-01 J. G. Ballard W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07687-5 $24.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 2014-07-15 J. G. Ballard Holt Paperbacks 978-1-4668-5667-7 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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