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Title: The Gift of Gab Title Record # 55836
Author: Jack Vance
Date: 1955-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Renato Gari
Italian Le ragioni degli altri
1972Translated by Warner Flamen
Dutch De Gave van de Woorden
1985Translated by Lore Strassl
German Die Gabe der Sprache
1988Translated by uncredited
Dutch De Gave van de Woorden
1993Translated by ECL Meistermann
French Le don du bagout

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, September 1955 1955-09-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Freas Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, February 1956 (UK) 1956-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   1/6 132
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 Pattee  
Best SF Three: Science Fiction Stories 1958-06-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   15/- 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best SF Three: Science Fiction Stories 1959-12-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   15/- 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Curl Checkmark
Best SF Three 1960-09-00 ed. Edmund Crispin The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 46 5/6 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth C. W. Bacon Checkmark
Out of This World 2 1961-04-00 ed. Mably Owen, Amabel Williams-Ellis Blackie   12/6 188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best SF Three 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 224
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
Best SF Three 1963-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 224
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
Future Tense 1964-06-00 Jack Vance Ballantine Books U2214 C$0.50 160
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Future Tense 1964-06-00 Jack Vance Ballantine Books U2214 $0.50 160
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Best SF Three 1967-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 224
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
Out of This World Choice 1972-09-00 Mably Owen, Amabel Williams-Ellis Blackie 0-216-89346-1 1.50 188+
188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Harry Green Checkmark
Alpha Three 1972-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02883-X $1.25 277
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
Alpha Three 1972-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02883-X C$1.25 277
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
Urania #602 1972-10-01 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 602 300 Lit 156
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  
Telek 1972-11-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (M=SF #58) 90-290-0325-1   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.
coll Frans Erkelens Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3 $8.95 xii+
754
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 Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9 $19.95 xii+
754
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc.  
Dust of Far Suns 1981-01-00 Jack Vance DAW Books (DAW Collectors #417) 0-87997-588-1 $1.75 160
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 Paul Chadwick (1957-) Checkmark
Dust of Far Suns 1981-01-00 Jack Vance DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-588-1 C$1.95 160
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 Paul Chadwick (1957-) Checkmark
From Mind to Mind: Tales of Communication from Analog 1984-11-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications 0-385-19646-6 $3.50 288
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".
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
From Mind to Mind: Tales of Communication from Analog 1984-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-19646-6 $12.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
Staub ferner Sonnen 1985-06-00 Jack Vance Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4202) 3-453-31176-0 DM 5.80 207
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.
coll Michael M. Pfeiffer Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0 $8.98 x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
De Beste Verhalen van Jack Vance 1988-00-00 Jack Vance Bruna 90-5154-183-X   316
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Chateau D'If and Other Stories 1990-09-00 Jack Vance Underwood-Miller 0-88733-098-3 $29.95 284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ilene Meyer Checkmark
Chateau D'If and Other Stories 1990-09-00 Jack Vance Underwood-Miller 0-88733-099-1 $75.00 284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ilene Meyer  
Telek 1992-10-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (*M) 90-290-8219-4   210
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 Mick Van Houten Checkmark
Pagaille au loin 1993-12-00 Jack Vance Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5404) 2-266-03700-5   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.
coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959 1997-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg MJF Books 1-56731-154-7 $8.98 341
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Vincent DiFate Checkmark
The Houses of Iszm and Other Stories 2005-00-00 Jack Vance Vance Integral Edition (Vance Integral Edition #8) 0-9712375-1-4   [viii]+
348
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Jack Vance Treasury 2007-01-00 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 1-59606-077-8 $38.00 631
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo  
The Jack Vance Treasury 2007-01-00 Jack Vance Subterranean Press / SFBC 1226398 $16.99 631
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo Checkmark
The Jack Vance Treasury 2007-01-00 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 1-59606-077-8 $125.00 631
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo  
The Jack Vance Treasury 2007-01-00 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 1-59606-077-8 $300.00 633
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo Checkmark
The Houses of Iszm and Other Stories 2011-09-29 Jack Vance Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10991-9 2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Chateau d'If and Other Stories 2012-04-17 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press (Vance Digital Edition #27) 978-1-61947-026-2 $6.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Tais Teng  
The Jack Vance Treasury 2013-12-05 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-647-2 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gnemo  
Chateau d'If and Other Stories 2017-11-11 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press (Signature Series #13) 978-1-61947-150-4 $18.49 472
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  
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