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Title: Common Denominator Title Record # 56205
Author: John D. MacDonald
Date: 1951-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Humans encounter aliens, who are really pleasant, but also mellow and their civilization has been on the same level for centuries if not more. On the other hand they apparently haven't had wars and have little violent crime. The chief of the bureau of racial maturity travels to their home world to find out how they have managed that.
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Year Language Title
1953 Italian Un pianeta primitivo
1955 French Sans guerres et sans fous

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, July 1951 1951-07-00 ed. H. L. Gold World Editions, 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 Willer Checkmark
Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1952-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers   $3.50 x+
566
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Arbib Checkmark
Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1953-00-00 ed. H. L. Gold Grayson & Grayson     vi+
255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Urania #5 1953-03-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Mondadori 5 Lit 150 160
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), #23 October 1955 1955-10-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148
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".
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Other Times, Other Worlds 1978-10-00 John D. MacDonald Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-14037-7 $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.
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Other Times, Other Worlds 1978-10-00 John D. MacDonald Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-14037-7 C$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.
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101 Science Fiction Stories 1986-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Avenel Books 0-517-60669-0 $7.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas  
The Giant Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Magpie Books 1-85487-150-1 £3.99 xvii+
651
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 Checkmark
Common Denominator 2016-02-08 John D. MacDonald Project Gutenberg 51148 $0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The 13th Science Fiction Megapack 2016-11-10 ed. uncredited Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-2435-1 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Other Times, Other Worlds date unknown John D. MacDonald Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-14037-7 $2.25 287
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.
coll Checkmark
101 Science Fiction Stories date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Avenel Books 0-517-60669-0 $7.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
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