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Title: The Merman

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Title: The Merman Title Record # 48140
Author: L. Sprague de Camp
Date: 1938-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1981Translated by Rosemarie Hundertmarck
German Der Meermann

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2014 Retro Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, December 1938 1938-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. 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 Schneeman Checkmark
The Wheels of If, and Other Science Fiction 1949-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Shasta   $3.00 vii+
223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Hannes Bok Checkmark
Fantastic Story Magazine, January 1953 1953-01-00 ed. Samuel Mines Best Books, Inc.   $0.25 148
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 Earle K. Bergey Checkmark
The Wheels of If and Other Science-Fiction 1970-10-00 L. Sprague de Camp Berkley Medallion 0-425-01893-8 $0.75 191
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 Checkmark
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 Best of L. Sprague de Camp 1978-02-00 L. Sprague de Camp Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 2164 $2.98 xv+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard V. Corben Checkmark
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp 1978-05-00 L. Sprague de Camp Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25474-0 $1.95 xvii+
362
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp 1978-05-00 L. Sprague de Camp Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25474-0 C$1.95 xvii+
362
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Die besten Stories von L. Sprague de Camp 1981-03-00 L. Sprague de Camp Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6714) 3-8118-6714-8 DM 7.80 336
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 Azpiri Checkmark
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp 1986-05-00 L. Sprague de Camp Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32930-9 $3.50 xvii+
362
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp 2014-12-12 L. Sprague de Camp Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-249-7 $6.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp 2014-12-16 L. Sprague de Camp Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-248-0 $14.99 341
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  
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