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Title: Tiger by the Tail Title Record # 56224
Author: Alan E. Nourse
Date: 1951-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A shop lifter is using a purse with unlimited capacity to steal utensils which are made from aluminum. It turns out that an alternate universe wants to get aluminum from ours.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1955 French La fin d'un monde
1965 Italian La tigre per la coda
1973Translated by H. P. Lehnert
German Der große Irrtum
1976 French Un univers par la queue
1985Translated by Jasenka Planinc
Croatian Vola za rogove
2009Translated by 仁賀克雄 (Jinka Katsuo)
Japanese
虎の尾?とらのお
Tora no O
[as by
アラン・E・ナース?Aran E. Nōsu
Aran E. Noosu
]

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, November 1951 1951-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $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 Checkmark
Science Fiction Adventures in Dimension 1953-03-19 ed. Groff Conklin Vanguard Press   $2.95 xv+
354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Second Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1954-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers     vi+
[2]+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
Adventures in Dimension 1955-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Grayson & Grayson   10/6 240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galaxie (1ère série), #17 April 1955 1955-04-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) 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".
mag Checkmark
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1961-00-00 Alan E. Nourse David McKay   $3.50 184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mel Hunter  
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1961-10-00 Alan E. Nourse David McKay / SFBC   $1.20 v+
184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mel Hunter Checkmark
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1962-00-00 Alan E. Nourse Dennis Dobson   13/6 184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mel Hunter  
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  
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1963-09-00 Alan E. Nourse The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 77   v+
184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths Checkmark
Beyond Infinity 1964-00-00 Alan E. Nourse Corgi GS1526 3/6 174
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1964-04-00 Alan E. Nourse Macfadden Books 50-199 $0.50 144
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
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1964-04-00 Alan E. Nourse Macfadden Books 50-199 C$0.50 144
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
Science Fiction Adventures in Dimension 1965-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion F1053 $0.50 174
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
L'altare a mezzanotte: 50 racconti di fantascienza 1965-07-30 ed. Groff Conklin, Isaac Asimov 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
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1968-01-00 Alan E. Nourse Macfadden Books 60-309 $0.60 144
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 Karol Checkmark
Tiger by the Tail and Other Science Fiction Stories 1968-01-00 Alan E. Nourse Macfadden Books 60-309 C$0.60 144
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 Karol 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
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
Brücke zur Sonne 1973-10-16 Alan E. Nourse Pabel-Moewig (Terra Astra #114) TA114 DM 1.20 65
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".
coll Eddie Jones Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Isaac Asimov 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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1976-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Isaac Asimov 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
Ultra-dimensions et univers inversés 1976-02-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #11)   F12.00 222
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 Enki Bilal 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
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
Sirius, #103 1985-01-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   100 din. 132
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
Igor Vilagoš?Igor Vilagos
Igor Vilagosh
Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #13 (1951) 1985-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #636) 0-88677-058-0 $3.50 xii+
337
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 Cesare Reggiani Checkmark
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  
新・幻想と怪奇?しん・げんそうとかいき
Shin Gensō to Kaiki
Shin Gensou to Kaiki
2009-05-15 ed.
仁賀克雄?じんかかつお
Jinka Katsuo
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
( #1824)
978-4-15-001824-5 ¥1512 268
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
勝呂忠?すぐろただし
Suguro Tadashi
 
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. Groff Conklin, Isaac Asimov 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  
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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