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Title: The Gnarly Man Title Record # 52284
Author: L. Sprague de Camp
Date: 1939-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: First published in Unknown, June 1939.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Jürgen Abel
German Der Knorrige Mann [as by Lyon Sprague de Camp]
1974 Dutch De Knoestige Man
1976 French Un mec préhisto
1979Translated by Lore Straßl & Susi Matthaey.
German Der knorrige Mann
1981Translated by Rosemarie Hundertmarck
German Der Urmensch
1984Translated by Françoise Serph
French L'homme tortu
2006 Italian L'uomo nodoso

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Unknown, June 1939 1939-06-00 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
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, July 1953 1953-07-00 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 Walter Popp Checkmark
Human? 1954-04-00 ed. Judith Merril Lion Books 205 $0.25 190
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 Rafael DeSoto 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 Freak Show 1970-03-19 ed. Peter Haining Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-146-0 32/- 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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
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
The Freak Show 1971-03-26 ed. Peter Haining Corgi 0-552-08646-0 £0.30 254
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Freak Show 1972-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6244-5   239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jim Souder  
Ungeheuer 1973-12-00 ed. Peter Haining Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1417) 3-436-01806-6 DM 4.80 245
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 Endrikat und Wenn 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
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 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
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
Dawn of Time: Prehistory Through Science Fiction 1979-06-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Joseph Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg Elsevier / Nelson Books 0-525-66624-9 $8.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John P. Capello 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
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
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
Histoires d'immortels 1984-01-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3784) 2-253-03371-5   443
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 Philippe Adamov 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
Neanderthals 1987-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-14716-2 $3.95 351
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 Paul Van Munching Checkmark
Neanderthals 1987-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-14716-2 C$4.95 351
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 Paul Van Munching Checkmark
Unknown Worlds: Tales from Beyond 1988-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt, Martin H. Greenberg Galahad Books 0-88365-728-7 $9.98 [10]+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Yemi 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  
My Favorite Fantasy Story 2000-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1161) 0-88677-905-7 $6.99 423
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1939 2001-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov 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  
Aristotle and the Gun and Other Stories 2002-08-00 L. Sprague de Camp Five Star (Five Star First Edition Science Fiction and Fantasy) 0-7862-4311-2 $24.95 240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ken Barr Checkmark
My Favorite Fantasy Story 2004-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 0-7434-8744-3 $11.95 viii+
423
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 Les Edwards  
Years in the Making: The Time-Travel Stories of L. Sprague de Camp 2005-02-00 L. Sprague de Camp NESFA Press 1-886778-47-7 $25.00 377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Years in the Making: The Time-Travel Stories of L. Sprague de Camp 2005-09-00 L. Sprague de Camp NESFA Press / SFBC 1192207 $12.50 377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
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  
Jim Baen's Universe, April 2007 2007-04-00 ed. Mike Resnick, Eric Flint Baen 1932093006 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Checkmark
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  
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  
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  
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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