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Title: Contagion Title Record # 55208
Author: Katherine MacLean
Date: 1950-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: An expedition is starting the evaluation of a strange planet. To their surprise, they find a handsome man there. They are afraid of contagions, and invite him to their starship only after rigorous disinfection process. But all males of the ship start falling ill.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1953Translated by an uncredited hand
Italian Contagio
1957 French Contagion [as by Catherine MacLean (I)]
1959Translated by Bert Koeppen
German Gift
1975Translated by Claude Saunier
French Cet homme est contagieux
1976Translated by Nicole Blafet.
French Contagion
1977Translated by Manuela Díez
Spanish Contaminación
1979Translated by Donatella Cerutti Pini
Italian Contagio
1980Translated by Jean Schalekamp
Dutch Besmetting
1985Translated by <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Martin%20Eisele&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Martin Eisele</a>
German Ansteckung

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, October 1950 1950-10-00 ed. H. L. Gold World Editions, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
164
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 David Stone Checkmark
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1951-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Vanguard Press  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xi+
372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1951 1951-08-05 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-Fiction Library)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1951 1951-09-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-Fiction Library)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories: Second Series 1952-00-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Grayson & Grayson  
9/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Urania #4 1953-02-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Mondadori 4
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
160
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #41 April 1957 1957-04-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour  
F100?F: French frank
148
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 Checkmark
Utopia-Science-Fiction-Magazin, #26 1959-06-30 ed. Bert Koeppen Pabel USFM26
DM 1.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
96
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 Emsh Checkmark
The Mindworm 1967-00-00 ed. uncredited Tandem T118
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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 Checkmark
Women of Wonder 1975-01-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Vintage Books 0-394-71041-X / V-41
$1.95?$: US dollar
lxiv+
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 Charles Shields Checkmark
Femmes et merveilles 1975-10-31 ed. Pamela Sargent
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#208)
    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  
Femmes et merveilles 1975-10-31 ed. Pamela Sargent
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#208)
    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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
 
Kalin 1976-11-15 E. C. Tubb OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #53)  
F10.00?F: French frank
251
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.
novel Enki Bilal Checkmark
Kalin 1976-11-15 E. C. Tubb OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #53)  
F10.00?F: French frank
251
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.
novel Enki Bilal Checkmark
Mujeres y maravillas 1977-05-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Bruguera (Colección Nova ciencia ficción #11) 84-02-05170-7   347
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 Jim Burns  
Women of Wonder 1978-07-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Penguin Books 0-14-004867-7
£0.90?£: UK pound
282
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 Candy Amsden Checkmark
Donne del Futuro 1979-00-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Savelli     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 Charles Shields  
The Trouble with You Earth People 1980-00-00 Katherine MacLean Starblaze / The Donning Company (Starblaze Editions #SB11) 0-915442-95-7
$4.95?$: US dollar
237
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
Vrouwen in wonderland: Twaalf science-fiction verhalen van vrouwen over vrouwen 1980-00-00 ed. Pamela Sargent De Arbeiderspers (SFem) 90-295-3781-7   350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Poen de Wijs Checkmark
Als alles anders wurde 1985-02-00 ed. René Oth Luchterhand (Sammlung Luchterhand #530) 3-472-61530-3
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
207
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 Olga Rinne Checkmark
Als alles anders wurde 1985-07-00 ed. René Oth Luchterhand (Sammlung Luchterhand #530) 3-472-61530-3
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
207
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 Olga Rinne Checkmark
Women of Wonder, the Classic Years: Science Fiction by Women from the 1940s to the 1970s 1995-08-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Harvest / Harcourt Brace 0-15-600031-8
$15.00?$: US dollar
viii+
440
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 Koelsch Checkmark
Holt Anthology of Science Fiction 2000-05-00 ed. uncredited Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-052947-6   x+
310
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 Dave Cutler Studios  
Contagion 2015-12-27 Katherine MacLean Project Gutenberg 50774
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The 29th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack 2016-01-08 Katherine MacLean Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0798-9
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Bruce Rolff  
Science Fiction Collection 2016-01-10 Katherine MacLean Katherine MacLean 978-1-5233-3341-7
$10.00?$: US dollar
92
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 Ed Emshwiller  
The 11th Science Fiction Megapack 2016-01-28 ed. uncredited Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0820-7
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Fantastic Stories Presents: Science Fiction Super Pack #2 2016-02-28 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-0500-9
$14.99?$: US dollar
426
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 cannjbdmp88  
Fantastic Stories Present the Galaxy Science Fiction Super Pack #1 2016-03-21 ed. Warren Lapine Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-0560-3
$14.99?$: US dollar
522
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 Krarrier  
Fantastic Stories Present the Galaxy Science Fiction Super Pack #1 2016-03-25 ed. Warren Lapine Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-0524-5
$1.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Krarrier  
Fantastic Stories Presents: Science Fiction Super Pack #2 2016-04-05 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-0477-4
$1.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth cannjbdmp88  
The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac, January 2017 2017-01-00 ed. Ana Grilo, Thea James Book Smugglers Publishing 978-1-942302-45-2
$14.95?$: US dollar
194
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.
mag Sparrows  
Fantastic Stories Presents: Science Fiction Super Pack #2 2018-04-03 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-2118-4
$24.99?$: US dollar
426
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth cannjbdmp88  
Fantastic Stories Present the Galaxy Science Fiction Super Pack #1 2018-04-03 ed. Warren Lapine Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-2108-5
$24.99?$: US dollar
522
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Krarrier  
The Future Is Female!: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, From Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin 2018-10-09 ed. Lisa Yaszek The Library of America 978-1-59853-580-8
$27.95?$: US dollar
xxi+
530
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Avedon Checkmark
The Future Is Female!: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, From Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin 2018-10-09 ed. Lisa Yaszek The Library of America 978-1-59853-585-3
$13.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Richard Avedon  
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