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Title: Alas, All Thinking! Title Record # 47477
Author: Harry Bates
Date: 1935-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: Astounding Stories, June 1935, illustrated by Dold. From "The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick" in the article "Will the Atomic Bomb Ever Be Perfected?" Dick writes "Out of the SF that I have read, one story means more to me than many others. It is Harry Bates's "Alas, All Thinking." It is the beginning and the end of of literate science fiction. Alas."
Synopsis: Available on page 14, Bleiler (Gernsback).
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Stories, June 1935 1935-06-00 ed. F. Orlin Tremaine Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.20 164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Howard V. Brown Checkmark
The Other Worlds 1941-00-00 ed. Phil Stong Longmans   C$3.00 466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Other Worlds 1941-05-06 ed. Phil Stong Wilfred Funk   $2.50 466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Other Worlds: 25 Modern Stories of Mystery and Imagination 1942-00-00 ed. Phil Stong Garden City Publishing Co.   $1.00 466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Other Worlds: 25 Modern Stories of Mystery and Imagination 1942-00-00 ed. Phil Stong Blue Ribbon Books   C$1.39 466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Imagination Unlimited 1952-03-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Farrar, Straus and Young   $3.50 xiv+
430
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edgard Cirlin Checkmark
Men of Space and Time 1953-00-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty The Bodley Head   8/6 221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Science Fiction of the Thirties 1976-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Bobbs-Merrill Company 0-672-52087-7 $12.50 xii+
468
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Howard V. Brown  
Science Fiction of the Thirties 1976-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Bobbs-Merrill / SFBC 1657 $3.50 xii+
465
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Howard V. Brown Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Thirties 1977-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Avon 0-380-00904-8 $4.95 ix+
469
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 Julian S. Krupa Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1983-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-445-3 $16.95 538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1984-02-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-446-1 $8.95 538
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  
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $8.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Classic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1930s 1988-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 0-948164-72-7 4.95 xiii+
572
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $9.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson  
The Mammoth Book of Classic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1930s 1988-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-410-1 $8.95 xiii+
572
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1994-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $ 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Day the Earth Stood Still & Other SF Classics 2008-00-00 Harry Bates Renaissance E Books 978-1-60089-316-2   142
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.
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