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Title: Something for Nothing Title Record # 45784
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1954-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1954Translated by Marcel Battin
French Quelque chose pour rien
1960 Italian Niente per niente!
1963Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die Wunschmaschine
1969 Dutch Iets voor Niets
1977Translated by Edith Zilli and Norma B. de López.
Spanish Algo a cambio de nada
1977Hungarian translation: Gálvölgyi Judit
Hungarian Valamit semmiért
1989
  • Translated by Aleksandar Carić and Aleksandar Nejgebauer
Serbian Nešto za ništa [as by Robert Šekli]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1954 1954-06-00 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 Emsh Checkmark
Galaxie (1čre série), #11 October 1954 1954-10-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1čre série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 132
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 26 1955-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 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 Jack Coggins Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1955-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books 126 $0.35 200
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
Citizen in Space 1955-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books H-126   200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers  
Galaxy #21 1960-02-00 ed. R. Valente Casa Editrice La Tribuna 21 150 Lit 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 G. Crepax Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1962-10-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books F648 $0.50 200
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
Citizen in Space 1962-10-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books F648 C$0.50 200
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
Utopia mit kleinen Fehlern 1963-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #46) Z 46 DM 5.00 189
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Utopia mit kleinen Fehlern 1963-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #46) Z 46 DM 7.80 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer  
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy 1966-02-00 ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books V-326 $1.65 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1968-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Bal-Hi U2862 $0.50 [6]+
200
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
Stel Eens een Domme Vraag! 1969-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1269) 1269 ƒ2.75 191
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1969-06-00 Robert Sheckley New English Library 0-450-00230-6 / 2462 6/- 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 Ronald Ferns Checkmark
Les univers de Robert Sheckley 1972-05-03 Robert Sheckley OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #37)     xxxviii+
418
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1973-10-00 Robert Sheckley Gollancz 0-575-01677-9   320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1975-00-00 Robert Sheckley Penguin Books 0-14-003982-1 Ł0.80 392
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 David Pelham Checkmark
Tomorrow, Inc. 1976-00-00 ed. Joseph D. Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg Taplinger 0-8008-7746-2 $9.95 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Ötvenedik 1977-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter
Kozmosz Könyvek?Kozmosz Konyvek
(
Kozmosz Fantasztikus Könyvek?Kozmosz Fantasztikus Konyvek
)
963-211-179-6   525
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 Korga György Checkmark
Ciudadano del espacio 1977-00-00 Robert Sheckley Edhasa (Nebulae (2Ş época) #11) 84-350-0154-7   195
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  
Tomorrow, Inc. 1977-03-00 ed. Joseph D. Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg Robson Books 0-903895-97-8 Ł3.75 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Citizen in Space 1978-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ace Books 0-441-10595-5 $1.95 264
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Terrors, Terrors, Terrors 1979-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-04093-3 Ł4.99 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1984-00-00 Robert Sheckley Penguin Books 0-14-003982-1 Ł2.50 392
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 Adrian Chesterman  
Histoires d'immortels 1984-01-00 ed. Demčtre Ioakimidis, Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3784) 2-253-03371-5   443
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
Das große Robert Sheckley Buch 1985-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24070) 3-404-24070-7 DM 10.00 714+
[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.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Die Zukunft spinnt 1987-03-00 ed. Michael Görden Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23499) 3-442-23499-9 DM 12.00 412
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Alef, #12 1989-02-00 ed.
Boban Knežević?Boban Knezevic
Dnevnik   4900 din. 132
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag
Vojislav Vasiljević?Vojislav Vasiljevic
Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol.
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-420-1 $12.95 331
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  
The Masque of Mańana 2005-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mańana 2005-12-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press / SFBC 1202183 $14.50 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mańana 2008-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Citizen in Space 2014-11-27 Robert Sheckley Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0760-8 Ł2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $1.95 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $2.45 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $2.95 310
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 Adelson & Eichinger  
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