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Title: Nothing in the Rules Title Record # 52290
Author: L. Sprague de Camp
Date: 1939-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1977Translated by C. & L. Meistermann.
French Rien dans le règlement
1979Translated by Lore Straßl
German Davon steht nichts in den Regeln
1981Translated by Rosemarie Hundertmarck
German Davon steht nichts in den Regeln
2000 Italian Non vietato dal regolamento

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Unknown, July 1939 1939-07-00 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   6/- 124
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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
The Reluctant Shaman and Other Fantastic Tales 1970-11-00 L. Sprague de Camp Pyramid Books T2347 $0.75 190
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.
coll Ralph Brillhart Checkmark
The Reluctant Shaman and Other Fantastic Tales 1970-11-00 L. Sprague de Camp Pyramid Books T2347 C$0.75 190
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.
coll Checkmark
Kâ le terrifiant et autres nouvelles insolites 1977-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #639)     187
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 A. Wisniewski 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
Reigen der Fabelwesen 1979-04-17 L. Sprague de Camp Pabel (Terra Fantasy #59) TF59 DM 3.80 159
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 Boris 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 Fantasy Hall of Fame 1983-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2 $16.95 431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
The Science Fictional Olympics 1984-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-12976-8 $3.50 viii+
356
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 Alexander Checkmark
The Science Fictional Olympics 1984-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-12976-8 C$3.95 viii+
356
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 Alexander Checkmark
Mermaids! 1986-01-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-52567-9 $2.95 260
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 Dawn Wilson 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 Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9 £4.95 431
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 Christos Achilleos Checkmark
Unknown 1988-10-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Baen Books 0-671-69785-4 $3.50 304
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
Unknown 1988-10-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Baen Books 0-671-69785-4 C$4.95 304
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats 1990-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9 £4.99 431
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 Christos Achilleos  
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
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  
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
Great Fantasy 2004-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg W. H. Smith 1-84529-106-9 £4.99 431
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 Julek Heller Checkmark
The Reluctant Shaman and Other Fantastic Tales 2011-09-29 L. Sprague de Camp Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10358-0 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Mermaids! 2013-07-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-150-4 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
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  
The Fantasy Hall of Fame date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2 $16.95 431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
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