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Title: The Altar at Midnight Title Record # 56287
Author: C. M. Kornbluth
Date: 1952-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1958 German Der Altar um Mitternacht
1961 Dutch Het Altaar te Middernacht
1965 Italian L'altare a mezzanotte [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
1969Translated by Hans-Ulrich Nichau
German Opfer für die Menschheit
1973Translated by unknown translator.
Spanish A medianoche
1981Translated by C. Buddingh
Dutch Het Altaar te Middernacht [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
1981Translated by Joachim Körber
German Der Altar um Mitternacht [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
2000 Japanese
真夜中の祭壇?まよなかのさいだん
Mayonaka no Saidan
[as by
C・M・コーンブルース?C. M. Kōnburūsu
C. M. Koonburuusu
]

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 1952 1952-11-00 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 Jack Coggins Checkmark
Prize Stories of Space and Time 1953-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Weidenfeld & Nicolson     248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], v3 #3 1953-03-00 ed. H. L. Gold Thorpe and Porter   1/6 164
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 Jack Coggins Checkmark
Prize Science Fiction 1953-05-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim McBride   $3.00 xiv+
230
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Explorers 1954-08-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 86 $0.35 [10]+
145+
[2]
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
The Mindworm and Other Stories 1955-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/6 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Best SF Two: Science Fiction Stories 1956-09-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   15/- 295+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Curl Checkmark
Best SF Two 1958-09-00 ed. Edmund Crispin The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 34 5/6 296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth C. W. Bacon  
Galaxis Science Fiction, #10 1958-12-00 ed. Lothar Heinecke Moewig   DM 1.50 128
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 Emsh Checkmark
Best SF Two 1960-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 296
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  
Science Fiction Verhalen 1961-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Prisma #633) 633   218
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Best SF Two 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 296
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
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  
The Explorers 1963-03-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books F708 $0.50 145
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Best SF Two 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/6 296
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
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
Best SF Stories of C. M. Kornbluth 1968-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Faber and Faber   25/- 277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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
Best SF Two 1968-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-06310-1 £0.50 295+
[1]
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
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
Herold im All 1969-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #0108) 0108 DM 2.80 177
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 Eyke Volkmer 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
Speculations 1973-00-00 ed. Thomas E. Sanders Glencoe Press   $6.95 xvii+
621
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  
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  
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
Is There Life on Earth? 1975-00-00 ed. Peter D. Moss Rigby (Australia) 0-85179-995-7   116
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  
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
Science Fiction Verhalen 1976-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Prisma #1751) 90-274-0878-5   218
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 Alphons Koppelman Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1976-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3006 $2.49 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9 $1.95 xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9 C$1.95 xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-11-00 C. M. Kornbluth Taplinger 0-8008-0723-5 $9.95 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rus Anderson  
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
The End of Summer: Science Fiction of the Fifties 1979-06-00 ed. Barry N. Malzberg, Bill Pronzini Ace Books (An Analog Book) 0-441-20657-3 $1.95 [8]+
311
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 David Egge Checkmark
The Fifties: The End of Summer 1979-12-00 ed. Barry N. Malzberg, Bill Pronzini Baronet Publishing Co. (A Baronet/Analog Book) 0-89437-073-1 $5.95 311
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 Segrelles Checkmark
Van Jules Verne tot Isaac Asimov: De Vijftig Beste Science Fiction-Verhalen 1981-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Publiboek / Baart 90-6513-003-9   467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Die Fünfziger Jahre I 1981-10-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0010-4 DM 28.00 398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #660) 0-88677-106-4 $3.50 352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-106-4 / UE2106 C$3.95 352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Another Round at the Spaceport Bar 1989-04-00 ed. Darrell Schweitzer, George H. Scithers Avon Books 0-380-75650-1 $3.50 viii+
248
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 Doug Beekman Checkmark
Another Round at the Spaceport Bar 1992-01-00 ed. Darrell Schweitzer, George H. Scithers New English Library 0-450-54418-4 £4.99 248
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
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-02-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9 $27.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9 $27.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers 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  
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-08-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press / SFBC 17419 $14.98 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
1950年代―初めの終わり?1950ねんだい―はじめのおわり
1950 Nendai: Hajime no Owari
2000-12-04 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
,
山岸真?やまぎしまこと
Makoto Yamagishi
河出書房新社?Kawade Shobō Shinsha
Kawade Shobo Shinsha
(
河出文庫?かわでぶんこ
Kawade Bunko
#ン2-2)
4-309-46203-0   501
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
ヒロ杉山?ヒロすぎやま
Hiro Sugiyama
 
The Altar at Midnight 2009-08-05 C. M. Kornbluth Project Gutenberg 29619    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Short Science Fiction Collection 24 2009-08-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 2009-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 978-0-915368-60-0 $29.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Short Science Fiction Collection 039 2010-08-21 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Eight Worlds of C. M. Kornbluth: Classic Stories 2010-10-08 C. M. Kornbluth Wildside Press 978-1-4344-0886-0 $9.95 162
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  
Science Fiction Verhalen 2011-04-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Vantoen.Nu #633) 978-90-315-0506-7 €14.99 218
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 Eppo Doeve  
Eight Worlds of C. M. Kornbluth 2011-05-03 C. M. Kornbluth Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3843-0 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Short Science Fiction Collection 044 2011-11-09 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
The Altar at Midnight 2014-07-07 C. M. Kornbluth Project Gutenberg Canada 1172 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
The 34th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack 2016-03-05 C. M. Kornbluth Wildside Press 978-1-4794-2040-7 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 2017-12-17 C. M. Kornbluth Faded Page 20171227 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gary Viskupic 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. 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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