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Title: The Lotus Eaters Title Record # 47500
Author: Stanley G. Weinbaum
Date: 1935-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Ham Hammond
Language: English
Note: Astounding Stories, April 1935, illustrated by Elliot Dold.
Synopsis: (Available on page 480, Bleiler (Gernsback)). A honeymooning couple of scientists explore the temperate twilight zone of a Venus tidally locked to the Sun, where they find a population of super-intelligent plants who lack the animal characteristic of ambition to change things.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1952Translated by Otto Schrag
German Die Lotusesser
1953 Italian I mangiatori di loto
1962 French Les lotophages
1970Translated by Walter Brumm
German Die Lotos-Esser
1970Translated by Walter Brumm
German Die Lotosesser
1974 French Les mangeurs de lotus [as by Stanley Weinbaum]
1978Translated by Mark Wynants
Dutch De Lotuseters
1980Translated by Leni Sobez
German Die Lotusesser
1982 Italian Venere: I mangiatori di loto

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Stories, April 1935 1935-04-00 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
Dawn of Flame - The Weinbaum Memorial Volume 1936-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Conrad H. Ruppert   $2.50 313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey and Others 1949-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Fantasy Press   $3.00 289
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. J. Donnell Checkmark
Beyond Time and Space 1950-05-00 ed. August Derleth Pellegrini & Cudahy   $4.50 xiv+
643
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Überwindung von Raum und Zeit 1952-00-00 ed. Gotthard Günther Rauch (Rauchs Weltraum-Bücher #3) 3 DM 9.80 237+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Urania #4 1953-02-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 4 150 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
The Hidden Planet: Science-Fiction Adventures on Venus 1959-04-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books D-354 $0.35 190
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey 1962-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Lancer Books (Lancer Science Fiction Library) 74-808 $0.75 159
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 Robert E. Schulz Checkmark
Satellite [France], #44-45 1962-07-00 ed. Michel Bénâtre Editions Scientifiques et Littéraires   F4.00 196
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
A Martian Odyssey 1966-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Lancer Books 72-146 $0.50 159
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 Robert E. Schulz Checkmark
Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1967-02-01 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co.   $6.50 552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Mars-Odyssee 1970-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3168) 3168 DM 2.80 143
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey 1972-11-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Lancer Books (Lancer Science Fiction Library) 75399 $0.95 159
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
A Martian Odyssey and Other Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-123-3 $13.50 xxix+
555
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Virgil Finlay Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey and Other Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-152-7 $5.75 xxx+
556+
[6]
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 Checkmark
Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-127-6   x+
552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-156-X $4.95 x+
552
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 meilleurs récits de Astounding Stories Période 1934/37 1974-00-00 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #532)     306
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 Howard V. Brown Checkmark
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1974-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Ballantine Books 0-345-23890-7 $1.65 xii+
306
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
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1974-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Ballantine Books 0-345-23890-7 C$1.65 xii+
306
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
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1974-06-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-23890-7 $1.65 xii+
306
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
A Martian Odyssey and Other Stories 1977-10-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Sphere 0-7221-8960-5 £0.95 316
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 Elson Checkmark
Sprong naar Omega 1978-00-00 ed. A. van Hageland D.A.P. Reinaert 90-310-0419-7   373
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 Checkmark
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1979-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27965-4 $1.95 xii+
306
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
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1979-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27965-4 C$2.50 xii+
306
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
Die besten Stories von Stanley G. Weinbaum 1980-11-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6710) 3-8118-6710-5 DM 7.80 368
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 Pujolar Checkmark
The Analog Anthology #1 1980-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $2.95 380
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".
anth Dean Ellis Checkmark
Analog's Golden Anniversary Anthology 1981-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-8037-0217-5 $10.95 380
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Fifty Years of the Best Science Fiction from Analog 1982-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $2.95 380
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".
anth Checkmark
Un'odissea marziana 1982-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Libra Editrice (I Classici della Fantascienza #64) 64 14,000 Lit 234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Allison  
Science Fiction Jubiläums Band: 25 Jahre Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1960-1985 1985-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4000) 3-453-31112-4 DM 12.80 796
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Mars-Odyssee 1987-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #64) 3-453-31349-6 DM 7.80 172
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 Bolo Petillo Checkmark
Interplanetary Odysseys 2006-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Leonaur Ltd 1-84677-060-2 £9.99 284
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  
Interplanetary Odysseys 2006-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Leonaur Ltd 1-84677-070-X £17.99 284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Wordsworth Collection of Science Fiction 2011-12-00 ed. David Stuart Davies Wordsworth Editions 978-1-84022-656-0 £6.99 xiv+
1312
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 Nathan Clair Checkmark
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