Title: Junkyard

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Title: Junkyard Title Record # 45710
Author: Clifford D. Simak
Date: 1953-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A spaceship finds some strange artifacts from an unremarkable planet. It seems like some unknown time ago an alien ship landed on the planet, and its' crew disassembled ship's engines, and used another, older alien ships' engines to replace them. And when the earth ship tries to leave, the crew discovers that all members the crew have forgotten how to fly the ship.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1953 Italian Il cimitero delle astronavi
1957Translated by Michel Deutsch (likely not for Galaxie)
French La planète aux pièges
1959Translated by Lothar Heinecke for the first German publication in 1959
German Die Gedanken-Falle
1959Translated by Lothar Heinecke
German Die Raumschiff-Falle
1967 Dutch Schroothoop

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, May 1953 1953-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 164
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Urania #11 1953-09-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 11 150 Lit 160
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Second Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1954-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers     vi+
[2]+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction Omnibus 1955-00-00 ed. H. L. Gold Grayson & Grayson     350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galaxie (1ère série), #45 August 1957 1957-08-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148
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
Galaxis Science Fiction, #12 1959-02-00 ed. Lothar Heinecke Moewig   DM 1.50 128
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.
mag Pederson Checkmark
Galaxis Science Fiction No.1 1967-00-00 ed. Theo Kemp Vector 1 ƒ2.50 156
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 Paul E. Wenzel Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 66 1977-04-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #127 (3323)) 3-548-03323-7 DM 3.80 124
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
Une chasse dangereuse 1978-12-20 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #903) 2-277-11903-2   318
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Une chasse dangereuse 1986-02-25 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #903) 2-277-11903-2   318
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 Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Off-Planet 1988-08-00 Clifford D. Simak Methuen 0-413-18500-1 £10.95 223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Off-Planet 1989-09-00 Clifford D. Simak Methuen / Mandarin 0-7493-0099-X £3.50 223
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Une chasse dangereuse 1990-08-22 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #903) 2-277-11903-2   318
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 Frank Frazetta Checkmark
The Big Front Yard and Other Stories 2015-10-20 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-1283-6 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Jason Gabbert Checkmark
The Big Front Yard and Other Stories 2016-08-02 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-3945-1 $15.99 xi+
315
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 Jason Gabbert Checkmark
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