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Title: Fool's Mate Title Record # 55930
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1953-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1966Translated by Valentino De Carlo; do not merge with the version translated by Laura Serra.
Italian Scacco matto
1978Translated by Mimi Perrin
French Echec et mat à mort
1981Translated by Laura Serra; do not merge with the version translated by Valentino De Carlo.
Italian Scacco Matto
1986 German Narrenschach

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, March 1953 1953-03-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 172
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 Pawelka Checkmark
Shards of Space 1962-00-00 Robert Sheckley Corgi YS1252 3/- 152
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
Shards of Space 1962-00-00 Robert Sheckley Corgi YS1252 A4/6 152
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz  
Shards of Space 1962-07-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books J2443 $0.40 152
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
Shards of Space 1966-00-00 Robert Sheckley Corgi GS7503 3/6 152
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
Gamma #12 1966-11-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione 12 350 Lit 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.
mag Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
The Metal Smile 1968-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Belmont Books B60-082 $0.60 158
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
The Metal Smile 1968-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Belmont Books B60-082 C$0.60 158
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
Shards of Space 1971-02-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books S5927 $0.75 152
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 Lehr Checkmark
The Metal Smile 1974-09-00 ed. Damon Knight Belmont Tower BT50722 $0.95 158
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
Computers, Computers, Computers: In Fiction and In Verse 1977-08-00 ed. D. Van Tassel Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6542-8 $6.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jay J. Smith Checkmark
Douces illusions 1978-05-17 Robert Sheckley Calmann-Lévy (Dimensions SF) 2-7021-0256-5   267
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 Checkmark
The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley 1979-11-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books 0-553-12905-8 $1.95 xii+
195
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 Lehr Checkmark
The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley 1980-00-00 Robert Sheckley Sphere 0-7221-7759-3 £1.00 209
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
The Spear of Mars 1980-03-00 ed. Reginald Bretnor Ace Books 0-441-25971-5 $2.25 406
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Urania #880 1981-03-22 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 880 1,200 Lit 204
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  
Is That What People Do? 1984-08-00 Robert Sheckley Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-063707-4 $19.95 402
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Gambale Checkmark
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1986-12-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090) 3-404-24090-1 DM 10.00 720
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 Tim White  
Douces illusions 1987-10-00 Robert Sheckley Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5273) 2-266-02069-2   284
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
The Spear of Mars 1988-07-00 ed. Reginald Bretnor Baen 0-671-65423-3 $3.50 312
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1988-09-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090) 3-404-24090-1 DM 10.00 720
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 Tim White Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Three 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol.
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Three 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-422-8 $12.95 360
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 Masque of Mañana 2005-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2005-12-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press / SFBC 1202183 $14.50 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2008-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Shards of Space 2014-11-27 Robert Sheckley Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0767-7 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Future Wars ... and Other Punchlines 2015-09-01 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4767-8080-1 $14.00 340
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 Alan Pollack Checkmark
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