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Title: Trouble with Water Title Record # 52267
Author: H. L. Gold
Date: 1939-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1939This story originally appeared in "Unknown", March 1939. It was reprinted in "Unknown Worlds", 1948.
Trouble with Water [as by Horace L. Gold]
Year Language Title
1974 Dutch Waterprobleem
1976 French Régime sec
1979Translated by Lore Straßl & Susi Matthaey.
German Eine verflixt trockene Angelegenheit
1982Translated by Klaus Mahn
German Der Ärger mit dem Wasser
2000 Italian Guai con l'acqua
2006 Italian Problemi con l'acqua

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Unknown, March 1939 1939-03-00 ed. uncredited 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 H. W. Scott Checkmark
From Unknown Worlds 1948-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 130
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 Edd Cartier Checkmark
From Unknown Worlds 1952-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/6 124
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 Edd Cartier Checkmark
From Unknown Worlds 1952-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   6/- 124
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edd Cartier Checkmark
The Old Die Rich and Other Science Fiction Stories 1955-00-00 H. L. Gold Crown Publishers   $3.00 250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ava Morgan Weiss Checkmark
The Unknown 1963-04-00 ed. D. R. Bensen Pyramid Books R-851 $0.50 192
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
The Dark Side 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday   $4.50 xi+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Old Die Rich and Other Science Fiction Stories 1965-00-00 H. L. Gold Dennis Dobson   18/- 250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Weaver Checkmark
The Dark Side 1965-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Chibbaro Checkmark
The Dark Side 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Corgi GS7788 3/6 172
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.
anth Checkmark
The Dark Side 1969-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Curtis Books 123-07029-075 $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.
anth  
The Unknown 1970-10-00 ed. D. R. Bensen Pyramid Books T2326 $0.75 192
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 Brad Johannsen Checkmark
The Unknown 1970-10-00 ed. D. R. Bensen Pyramid Books T2326 C$0.75 192
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 Brad Johannsen Checkmark
Het Onbekende 1974-00-00 ed. D. R. Bensen Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen #1) 90-245-0172-5   171
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
Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction 1974-01-00 ed. Jack Dann Harper & Row 0-06-010944-0 $6.95 x+
[2]+
239+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mark Rubin Checkmark
Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction 1974-05-00 ed. Jack Dann Harper & Row / SFBC 6149 $1.98 244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mark Rubin Checkmark
Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction 1975-00-00 ed. Jack Dann The Woburn Press 0-7130-0141-0 £3.50 240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lawrence Edwards Checkmark
Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction 1975-11-00 ed. Jack Dann Pocket Books 0-671-78789-6 $1.50 254
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 Charles Moll Checkmark
Les meilleurs récits de Unknown 1976-11-05 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #713)     285
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 H. W. Scott , Edd Cartier Checkmark
The Unknown 1978-08-00 ed. Donald R. Bensen Jove / HBJ 0-515-04820-8 $1.75 192
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 Jim Steranko  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 1979-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #329) 0-87997-454-0 $2.25 432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 1979-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-454-0 C$2.50 432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Straße der Verdammnis 1979-10-30 ed. D. R. Bensen Pabel (Terra Fantasy #66) TF66 DM 4.80 161
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy 1981-03-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon 0-380-77115-2 $8.95 xvii+
588
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 James Marsh Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1939 1982-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6727) 3-8118-6727-X DM 7.80 383
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 Segrelles Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-40147-9   432+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Fantasy Book, May 1983 1983-05-00 ed. Dennis Mallonee, Nick Smith Fantasy Book Enterprises   $3.00 84
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
fanzine Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Traumreich der Magie: Höhepunkte der modernen Fantasy 1985-00-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4254) 3-453-31262-7 DM 12.80 794+
[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.
anth Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
Top Fantasy 1985-06-00 ed. Josh Pachter J. M. Dent 0-460-04659-4 £9.50 311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Top Fantasy 1986-07-00 ed. Josh Pachter J. M. Dent 0-460-02467-1 £3.50 311
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  
Unknown Worlds: Tales from Beyond 1988-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Stanley Schmidt Galahad Books 0-88365-728-7 $9.98 [10]+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Yemi Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy #11: Curses 1989-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-16305-2 $4.50 350
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 J. K. Potter Checkmark
Little People! 1991-03-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-50391-8 $3.95 221
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 Daniel R. Horne Checkmark
Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves 1991-04-00 ed. Alan Dean Foster, Martin Harry Greenberg Ace Books 0-441-18481-2 $4.95 340
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 Robert Grace Checkmark
Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves 1991-05-00 ed. Alan Dean Foster, Martin Harry Greenberg Ace Books / SFBC 18211 $7.98 x+
276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Grace Checkmark
Masters of Fantasy 1992-08-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Galahad Books 0-88365-786-4 $9.98 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henri Rousseau Checkmark
Masters of Fantasy 1994-10-00 ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Bristol Park Books 0-88486-094-9 $12.95 xv+
512
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
Modern Classics of Fantasy 1997-01-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-15173-X $35.00 xxiii+
647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Gurney  
Modern Classics of Fantasy 1997-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 14775 $14.98 xxiii+
647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Gurney Checkmark
Modern Classics of Fantasy 1997-11-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-16931-0 $18.95 672
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  
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism 0-06-105215-9 $14.00 xii+
562
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 Carl Galian Checkmark
Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction 1998-04-00 ed. Jack Dann Jewish Lights Publishing 1-58023-005-9 $16.95 240
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 Michael Bogdanow Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism / SFBC 1-56865-858-3 $10.98 562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Galian Checkmark
Avventure nell'ignoto 2000-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #26)   9,900 Lit 348
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 Pierluigi Longo  
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1939 2001-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg Dorset Press 0-7607-2417-2 $9.95 432
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 Tom McKeveny  
Le grandi storie della SF vol. 1 2006-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #41) 41 €4.90 360
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 Franco Brambilla  
Little People! 2013-07-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-149-8 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
Modern Classics of Fantasy 2014-10-28 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 978-1-4668-8448-9 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth James Gurney  
Modern Classics of Fantasy date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-15173-X $35.00 xxiii+
647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Gurney  
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy date unknown ed. Terry Carr, Martin Harry Greenberg Avon / QPBC     xvii+
588
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 James Marsh Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-700-0 C$2.95 432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
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