Title: The Saliva Tree

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Title: The Saliva Tree Title Record # 54009
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1965-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
Synopsis: In the late nineteenth century, a modern-thinking young man and friend of H. G. Wells's resides in the old-fashioned town of Cottersall. When a meteor lands in a pond in the neighbouring farming district, the man decides to investigate the odd occurrences in the area, where the farmer family of his beloved comes into danger courtesy of the stranded alien(s).
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1973 The Saliva Tree [as by Brian Aldiss]
Year Language Title
1966 French L'arbre à salive
1967 Italian Peste suina
1971 German Der Speichelbaum
1975 Dutch De Speekselboom

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Win 1966 Nebula Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September 1965 1965-09-00 ed. Joseph W. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.50 132 digest? mag Bert Tanner Checkmark
The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths 1966-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Faber and Faber   18/- 232 hc? coll Charles Mozley Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1965 1966-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday   $4.95 299 hc? anth  
Fiction, #153 1966-08-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F3.00 164 digest? mag Gilles de Cock Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1965 1966-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 xii+
299
hc? anth Donald Crews , Ann Crews Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz   25/- 254 hc? anth Checkmark
The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths 1967-06-00 Brian W. Aldiss The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #122   232 hc? coll  
Urania #473 1967-10-22 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #473 250 Lit 168 digest? mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1967-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books #75275 $0.75 x+
244
pb? anth Checkmark
The Saliva Tree and Other Growths 1968-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Sphere Books #10839 5/- 253 pb? coll David Davies Checkmark
The Saliva Tree and Other Growths 1968-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Sphere Books #10898 5/- 253 pb? coll Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1968-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books #75275 $0.75 x+
244
pb? anth  
Nebula Award Stories 1968-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books #75275 C$0.75 x+
244
pb? anth Checkmark
A Brian Aldiss Omnibus 1969-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98052-4 £2.25 191+
191+
126
hc? omni  
Nebula Award Stories 1 1969-04-00 ed. Damon Knight New English Library #2410 7/6 224 pb? anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1969-12-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-75275-8 $0.75 x+
244
pb? anth Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 1969-12-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-75275-8 C$0.75 x+
244
pb? anth Checkmark
Dimension X 1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-65129-3 $5.95 351 hc? anth Charles E. White, III Checkmark
Dimension X 1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-65128-5 $5.70 351 hc? anth Charles E. White, III  
The Saliva Tree and Other Growths 1971-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Sphere Books #10960 £0.30 253 pb? coll Checkmark
Der Gigant 1971-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lichtenberg (Science Fiction für Kenner #5) 3-7852-2005-7 DM 11.00 181 tp? anth W. Baum , E. Baum Checkmark
Dimension X 1971-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster / SFBC #3240 $1.69 309 hc? anth Charles E. White, III Checkmark
Dimension X 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01378-8 £1.60 350 hc? anth David Smee Checkmark
The Saliva Tree 1973-00-00 Brian Aldiss Sphere Books 0-7221-1102-9 £0.35 253 pb? coll Checkmark
Elsewhere X 3 1974-06-00 ed. Damon Knight Coronet 0-340-18616-X £0.35 192 pb? anth Haydon Williams Checkmark
De Speekselboom 1975-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen) 90-245-0327-2   240 tp? anth Checkmark
The Saliva Tree and Other Growths 1979-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Sphere 0-7221-1073-1 £1.25 253 pb? coll Checkmark
Aufbruch in die Galaxis 1980-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Lentz 3-88010-074-8 DM 24.00 380+
[2]
hc? anth R. Susanne Berner Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Four 1981-00-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-02989-7   672 hc? anth Checkmark
The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths 1981-02-00 Brian W. Aldiss Gregg Press 0-8398-2566-8 $16.95 xii+
232
hc? coll  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Four 1981-11-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-02989-7 £8.95 xi+
672
hc? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III 1982-03-00 ed. George W. Proctor, Arthur C. Clarke Avon 0-380-79335-0 $3.95 xii+
672
pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III 1982-10-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke, George W. Proctor Avon / SFBC #5179 $6.98 xi+
623
hc? anth Checkmark
Aufbruch in die Galaxis 1983-08-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4001) 3-453-30938-3 DM 8.80 494+
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pb? anth Angus McKie Checkmark
Etoile Double #5 1984-04-00 ed. Robert Louit Denoël (Étoile Double #5) 2-207-34005-8 F19.00 154 pb? anth Donald Grant Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1988-04-00 Brian W. Aldiss Gollancz 0-575-04210-9 £11.95 328 hc? coll  
Born with the Dead / The Saliva Tree 1988-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Brian W. Aldiss Tor (Tor Double #3) 0-812-55952-5 $2.95 96+
87
pb? anth Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Man in His Time: Best SF Stories 1989-05-00 Brian Aldiss VGSF 0-575-04530-2 £3.50 328 pb? coll Checkmark
Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1989-09-00 Brian W. Aldiss Atheneum / Macmillan 0-689-12052-4 $19.95 328 hc? coll Ed Soyka Checkmark
Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1990-10-00 Brian W. Aldiss Collier / Macmillan 0-02-030225-8 $4.95 328 pb? coll Ed Soyka Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 2001-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Stealth Press 1-58881-018-6 $29.95 310 hc? anth Frank R. Paul  
Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss date unknown Brian W. Aldiss Atheneum / Macmillan 0-689-12052-4 $19.95 328 hc? coll Ed Soyka Checkmark
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