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Title: The Chessplayers Title Record # 44892
Author: Charles L. Harness
Date: 1953-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Members of a chess club debate whether a chess-playing rat is good enough to hold an exhibition.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1954Translated by Abraham Cadabra (sic)
French Les joueurs d'échecs [as by Charles D. Harness]
1970 Italian I giocatori di scacchi
1978 Dutch De Schakers [as by Charles Harness]

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, October 1953 1953-10-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas 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 Emsh Checkmark
Fiction, #4 1954-03-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100 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 Jean Maroquène Checkmark
The Rose 1966-00-00 Charles L. Harness Compact Books F295 3/6 189
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
Science Fiction Oddities 1966-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion S1311 $0.75 256
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 Don Punchatz Checkmark
The Rose 1968-00-00 Charles L. Harness Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98049-4 18/- 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Rose 1969-00-00 Charles L. Harness Panther 0-586-02879-X 5/- 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 Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Rose 1969-00-00 Charles L. Harness Panther 0-586-02879-X 5/- 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 Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Rose 1969-01-00 Charles L. Harness Berkley Medallion X1648 $0.60 142
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
Science Fiction Oddities 1969-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-082-0 21/- x+
156
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galassia #112 1970-02-15 ed. Vittorio Curtoni, Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 112 350 Lit 174
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 Ferruccio Alessandri  
Science Fiction Special 4 1971-05-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #4) 0-283-48475-6 £1.50 190+
191+
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Out of This World 10 1973-00-00 ed. Michael Pearson, Amabel Williams-Ellis Blackie 0-216-89379-8   190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jim Russell  
Histoires à rebours 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   414
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
Tijdval en Andere SF-Verhalen 1978-00-00 Charles Harness Meulenhoff (M=SF #134) 90-290-0947-0   365
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Best Animal Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1979-00-00 ed. Donald J. Sobol Frederick Warne 0-7232-6169-5 $8.95 195
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
The Rose 1981-00-00 Charles L. Harness Granada 0-586-02879-X   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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Histoires à rebours 1984-11-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   414
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
The Rose 1993-03-00 Charles L. Harness Lightyear Press 0-89968-341-X    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
An Ornament to His Profession 1998-08-00 Charles L. Harness NESFA Press 1-886778-09-4 $25.00 537
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James Stanley Daugherty Checkmark
An Ornament to His Profession 1999-02-00 Charles L. Harness NESFA Press 1-886778-09-4 $25.00 537
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James Stanley Daugherty  
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