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Title: Plaything Title Record # 54494
Author: Larry Niven
Date: 1974-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1979Translated by Klaus Weidemann
German Spielzeug
1979Translated by Michelangelo Spada
Italian Il giocattolo
1980Translated by Giuseppe Lippi.
Italian Il giocattolo

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Worlds of If, July-August 1974 1974-07-00 ed. James Baen UPD Publishing Corporation   $0.75 180
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Greg Theakston Checkmark
Worlds of If, July-August 1974 [UK] 1974-07-00 ed. James Baen Universal-Tandem Publishing Company Ltd.   0.30 180
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Greg Theakston Checkmark
The Best from If, Volume III 1976-00-00 ed. James Baen Award Books AD1544 $1.50 220
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1978-03-00 ed. Joseph D. Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-13044-9 $8.95 xvi+
271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Rauch Checkmark
Convergent Series 1979-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27740-6 $1.95 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Convergent Series 1979-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27740-6 C$2.50 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 76 1979-05-00 ed. uncredited Ullstein (Ullstein Science Fiction & Fantasy #31002) 3-548-31002-8 DM 3.80 122
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
Convergent Series 1979-09-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27740-6 C$2.50 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Urania #815 1979-12-23 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 815 1000 Lit. 200
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Convergent Series 1980-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8062-2 1.10 viii+
227
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $2.50 xx+
296
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Pan Books 0-330-26155-X 1.75 302
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 Harris Checkmark
Convergent Series 1980-10-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29566-8 $2.25 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Il Meglio di If, Volume 3 1980-11-00 ed. uncredited Mursia (Tascabili Mursia #38) 40038 D ₤3500 204
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Convergent Series 1981-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8062-2 1.50 viii+
227
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Convergent Series 1981-09-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29566-8 $2.25 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Convergent Series 1983-05-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31410-7 $2.50 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Convergent Series 1984-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8062-2 1.95 viii+
227
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Convergent Series 1986-08-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8062-2 2.50 viii+
227
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
Convergent Series 1987-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33922-3 $2.95 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Convergent Series 1992-10-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33922-3 $4.95 viii+
227
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Convergent Series 2011-06-09 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency   $6.35 227
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Worst Contact 2016-01-05 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4767-8098-6 $14.00 362
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 Stephen Hickman Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Joseph D. Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.95 296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.95 xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 C$2.75 xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.25 xx+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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