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Title: The Distant Sound of Engines Title Record # 56676
Author: Algis Budrys
Date: 1959-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1976First published in JVM #360, 1976. Translated by Gunnar Gällmo
Swedish Hör du på?
1978 Italian Il lontano rombo dei motori
1983Translated by Horst Pukallus
German Der ferne Klang von Motoren

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1959 1959-03-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.  
$0.40?$: US dollar
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 Emsh Checkmark
The Unexpected Dimension 1960-00-00 Algis Budrys Ballantine Books 388K
$0.35?$: US dollar
159
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 Blanchard Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 1, No. 2 1960-01-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
2/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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 Emsh Checkmark
Help!, #4 November 1960 1960-11-00 ed. Harvey Kurtzman, Gloria Steinem General Promotions Co.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
64
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag  
The Unexpected Dimension 1962-00-00 Algis Budrys Gollancz  
15/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Unexpected Dimension 1963-02-00 Algis Budrys The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 70
5/9?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths Checkmark
The Unexpected Dimension 1964-03-00 Algis Budrys Panther 1649
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
125
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 Unexpected Dimension 1966-00-00 Algis Budrys Panther 1649
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
125
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
Det hände i morgon 6?Det hande i morgon 6
1977-00-00 ed. Sam J. Lundwall Delta (Stockholm) (Delta Science Fiction #52) 91-7228-123-5
skr 42.00?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
216
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 Gaughan  
Il 2º libro dell'orrore 1978-06-00 ed. Francesco Franconeri Mondadori (Omnibus) 15501-9
Lit 6,500?Lit: Italian lira
454
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
The Unexpected Dimension 1979-05-00 Algis Budrys Fontana 0-00-615411-5
£0.95?£: UK pound
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 Alun Hood Checkmark
Ungeahnte Dimensionen 1983-12-00 Algis Budrys Ullstein (Ullstein Science Fiction & Fantasy #31066) 3-548-31066-4
DM 6.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Entertainment 1997-00-00 Algis Budrys NESFA Press 1-886778-05-1   vii+
241
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 Don Maitz Checkmark
The Algis Budrys Omnibus Volume One: Some Will Not Die With Selected Short Fiction 2003-00-00 Algis Budrys Scorpius Digital Publishing  
$5.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Douglas Herring Checkmark
The Unexpected Dimension 2011-09-00 Algis Budrys Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10843-1
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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