Title: The Necessary Thing

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Title: The Necessary Thing Title Record # 45856
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1955-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: AAA Ace
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1956 French S'il vous plaît, Machine !...
1958 Italian L'unica cosa veramente necessaria
1968 German Die Wunschmaschine
1969 German Was man wirklich braucht
1971 Dutch Net Wat We Nodig Hadden
1971 Italian Tutto quel che serve
1980 French La seule chose indispensable

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1955 1955-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 30 1955-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 132 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #26 January 1956 1956-01-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148 digest mag Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Galaxy #5 1958-10-00 ed. R. Valente Editrice Due Mondi (Italy) # 5 150 Lit 128 digest mag Wood Checkmark
Galaxy 10 1968-03-00 ed. Walter Ernsting, Thomas Schlück Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3116) #3116   157 pb anth Checkmark
The People Trap 1968-12-00 Robert Sheckley Dell #6881 $0.60 204 pb coll Photo Media Checkmark
The People Trap 1968-12-00 Robert Sheckley Dell #6881 C$0.60 204 pb coll Photo Media Checkmark
Die Menschenfalle 1969-12-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #0110) #0110 DM 2.80 186 pb coll Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
De Mensenval 1971-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1429) 90-229-1429-1 ƒ2.95 189 pb coll Dick Bruna Checkmark
Spettro V: AAA Asso Interplanetaria 1971-00-00 Robert Sheckley De Carlo Editore (Italy)   1,400 Lit 168 tp coll Tullio Pericoli Checkmark
The People Trap 1972-05-00 Robert Sheckley Pan Books 0-330-02972-X £0.30 222 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Die Menschenfalle 1974-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0110) 3-442-23110-8 DM 4.00 186 pb coll F. Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
Pianeta Sheckley. 1976-04-00 Robert Sheckley Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) #12748 6,000 Lit 472 hc coll Karel Thole  
The People Trap 1977-00-00 Robert Sheckley Pan Books 0-330-02972-X £0.60 222 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction : Robert Sheckley 1980-03-28 Robert Sheckley Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5075) 2-266-00880-3   349 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
The People Trap plus Mindswap 1981-08-00 Robert Sheckley Ace Books 0-441-65874-1 $2.75 469 pb omni 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+
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pb coll Tim White Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Three 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     360 hc coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol. hc omni Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Three 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-422-8 $12.95 360 tp coll  
The Masque of Mañana 2005-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569 hc coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2005-12-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press / SFBC #1202183 $14.50 569 hc coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2008-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569 hc coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Divine Intervention 2014-05-13 Robert Sheckley Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-5061-9 $3.99   ebook coll  
Divine Intervention 2014-10-30 Robert Sheckley Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0758-5 £4.99   ebook coll  
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