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Title: The Third Level Title Record # 56065
Author: Jack Finney
Date: 1950-10-07
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: The online fantasy and science fiction magazine The Third Level, is titled after Finney's short story. It is published by Knox College, Illinois, a college Finney attended.
Synopsis: During the mid-1950s a man accidentally wanders onto the third level of Grand Central Station in New York City. He soon realizes that he has stumbled upon a direct passage to 1894.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1955 French Le troisième palier
1960Translated by 森郁夫(Mori Ikuo)
Japanese
地下三階?ちかさんがい
ちかさんかい
Chika Sangai
Chika Sankai
[as by ]
1965Translated by Paolo Radici
Italian Il terzo livello
1973Unknown Spanish translator.
Spanish El tercer nivel
1975Translated by Gilbert Ibéry
French Le troisième sous-sol
1982Translated by Božidar Stančić
Croatian
Treći nivo?Treci nivo
1998Translated by Antonella Pieretti
Italian Il terzo livello

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Collier's, October 7, 1950 1950-10-07 ed. Editors of Collier's        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1952 1952-10-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Second Series 1953-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Little, Brown   $3.00 [x]+
270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Fiction, #14 1955-01-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 132
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 Kirberger Checkmark
The Third Level 1957-00-00 Jack Finney Rinehart   $3.00 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ben Feder  
The Third Level 1957-12-00 Jack Finney Rinehart / SFBC   $1.15 188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ben Feder Checkmark
The Clock of Time 1958-00-00 Jack Finney Eyre & Spottiswoode   13/6 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Third Level 1959-03-00 Jack Finney Dell D274 $0.35 192
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Clock of Time 1960-01-00 Jack Finney The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 42 5/6 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1960年04月号, #3?Esu-Efu Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gō, #3
Esu-Efu Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gou, #3
S-F Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gō, #3
S-F Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gou, #3
1960-04-00 ed.
早川清?Hayakawa Kiyoshi
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
  ¥120 144
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
中島靖侃?なかじませいかん
Nakajima Seikan
 
The Clock of Time 1961-00-00 Jack Finney Panther 1193 2/6 156
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  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1963-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books AS516 $0.95 287
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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1963-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books AS516 $0.95 287
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  
L'altare a mezzanotte: 50 racconti di fantascienza 1965-07-30 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #16)   2,500 Lit 492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rocco Borella Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1966-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $0.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1968-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $0.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1969-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $0.95 285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1971-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.25 285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
A Science Fiction Argosy 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-21126-9 $9.95 828
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
A Science Fiction Argosy 1972-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster / SFBC 2710 $3.98 xii+
819
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.25 285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.25 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Nueva Dimensión 42 1973-02-00 ed. Editors of Nueva Dimensión Dronte   Pta 100 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Enrique Torres  
A Science Fiction Argosy 1973-04-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01520-9 £ 832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Science Fact/Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Edmund J. Farrell, Thomas E. Gage, John Pfordresher, Raymond J. Rodrigues Scott, Foresman and Company (The Man in Literature Program) 0-673-03407-0   xv+
394
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 Jack Youngerman Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.50 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans le temps 1975-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3772) 2-253-00769-2   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1976-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.50 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans le temps 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3772) 2-253-00769-2   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1978-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $1.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Weird Worlds, #1 1978-00-00 ed. Bob Stine, Jane Stine Scholastic     40
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Checkmark
Lost Worlds, Unknown Horizons 1978-12-15 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6601-7 $6.95 172
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Hinck Checkmark
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories 1979-00-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-502542-3 $22.50 xvii+
478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $1.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories 1979-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-502541-5 $5.95 xvii+
478
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 Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
Macabre Railway Stories 1982-07-22 ed. Ronald Holmes W. H. Allen 0-491-02827-X £ 231
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Sirius, #77 1982-11-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   40 din. 148
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 Checkmark
Macabre Railway Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Ronald Holmes Star 0-352-31293-9 £1.80 231
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
Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology 1983-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-503271-3 $19.95 x+
529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Yves Tanguy Checkmark
Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology 1983-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-503271-3 $9.95 x+
529
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 Yves Tanguy Checkmark
Spirits, Spooks and Other Sinister Creatures 1984-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-04769-5 £4.99 136
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Fantasy Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Octopus Books 0-7064-2568-5 $9.98 792+
[8]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
About Time 1986-08-00 Jack Finney Fireside Books / Simon & Schuster 0-671-62887-9 $7.95 219
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 Lawrence Ratzkin Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans le temps 1987-01-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3772) 2-253-00769-2   442
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 Philippe Adamov Checkmark
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder 1989-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 14784 $7.98 xvi+
656
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Canty Checkmark
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Chancellor Press 1-85152-145-3 $12.95 543
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Baker Checkmark
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder 1993-09-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Longmeadow Press 0-681-41739-0 $17.95 xvi+
656
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kelvin P. Oden Checkmark
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder 1994-06-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell St. Martin's Press 0-312-11024-3 $25.95 xvi+
656
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Canty Checkmark
About Time 1995-02-00 Jack Finney Fireside Books / Simon & Schuster 0-671-62887-9 $9.95 219
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 Lawrence Ratzkin  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1997-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Scribner Paperback Fiction 0-684-84296-3 $6.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Time Machines: The Greatest Time Travel Stories Ever Written 1997-12-00 ed. Bill Adler, Jr. Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0493-4 $24.00 xii+
382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
I tempi che corrono 1998-10-00 ed. Bill Adler, Jr. Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #17)   9,900 Lit 444
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 Franco Brambilla  
About Time 1999-06-00 Jack Finney Scribner Paperback Fiction 0-684-84866-X $11.00 219
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 Paul Smith Checkmark
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-28 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6 $47.00 xviii+
1166
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 Frank R. Paul  
The Time Machine and War of the Worlds with Connections 2000-12-15 ed. uncredited Holt, Rinehart and Winston (HRW Library) 0-03-056476-X   v+
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.
anth  
Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever Written 2002-08-00 ed. Bill Adler, Jr. Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1033-0 $13.00 xii+
382
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  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2003-00-00 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6   xviii+
1166
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 Frank R. Paul Checkmark
About Time 2008-10-00 Jack Finney Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0185-6 $22.95  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Clock of Time 2012-11-30 Jack Finney Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-09319-5 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
About Time 2013-11-12 Jack Finney Touchstone / Simon & Schuster 978-1-4391-4448-0 $11.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2 2014-07-15 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-163-3 $15.95 419
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 Thomas Canty Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $5.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Scribner 0-684-84296-3 $7.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
About Time date unknown Jack Finney Scribner Paperback Fiction 0-684-84866-X $13.95 219
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  
Macabre Railway Stories date unknown ed. Ronald Holmes Star   £ 231
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  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $2.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
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