Title: The Ballad of Lost C'mell

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Title: The Ballad of Lost C'mell Title Record # 57036
Author: Cordwainer Smith
Date: 1962-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: The Instrumentality of Mankind
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1963 Italian La ballata di C'Mell perduta
1965 French La ballade de C'mell
1970 Dutch De Ballade van C'Mell
1973 German Die Ballade von der verlorenen K'mell
1978 German Die Ballade der verlorenen K'mell
1979 Dutch De Ballade van K'Mell
1980 German Die Ballade von der verlorenen K'mell
1991 Spanish La balada de G'mell
1994 Italian La ballata di G'Mell innamorata

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 1964 Hugo Best Short Fiction

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, October 1962 1962-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.50 196 digest? mag Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 94 October 1962 1962-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   3/6 196 digest? mag Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Galaxy #64 1963-09-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 64 200 Lit 160 digest? mag Ritter Checkmark
12 Great Classics of Science Fiction 1963-12-00 ed. Groff Conklin Gold Medal Books d1366 $0.50 192 pb? anth Checkmark
Space Lords 1965-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Pyramid Books R-1183 $0.50 206 pb? coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #17 1965-09-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164 digest? mag Wenzel Checkmark
12 Great Classics of Science Fiction 1966-05-00 ed. Groff Conklin Fawcett Gold Medal D1669 $0.50 192 pb? anth Checkmark
Space Lords 1968-11-00 Cordwainer Smith Pyramid Books X-1911 $0.60 206 pb? coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Space Lords 1969-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98054-0   204 hc? coll FORMAT Checkmark
Under Old Earth and Other Explorations 1970-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Panther 0-586-03302-5 £0.25 188 pb? coll Paul Brierley Checkmark
Heren en Knechten 1970-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Meulenhoff (M=SF #33) 33   223 pb? coll Ruurd Groot , Robert Ebell Checkmark
12 Great Classics of Science Fiction 1970-02-00 ed. Groff Conklin Fawcett Gold Medal R2192 $0.60 192 pb? anth Checkmark
Space Lords 1970-12-00 Cordwainer Smith Sphere 0-7221-7938-3 5/- 160 pb? coll Checkmark
Space Lords 1971-01-00 Cordwainer Smith The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 165   204 hc? coll Terry James Checkmark
Space Lords 1972-03-00 Cordwainer Smith Sphere Books 79391 £0.30 159+
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12 Great Classics of Science Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Fawcett Gold Medal T2749 $0.75 192 pb? anth Checkmark
Herren im All 1973-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Insel (Phantastische Wirklichkeit: Science Fiction der Welt) 3-458-05860-5 DM 14.50 243 hc? coll H. Wenske Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 1973-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday 0-385-04576-X $9.95 xi+
486
hc? anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A 1973-05-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday / SFBC 5685 $3.50 xi+
529
hc? anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two 1973-09-13 ed. Ben Bova Gollancz 0-575-01735-X   ix+
422
hc? anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $1.75 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 C$1.75 572 pb? anth Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité: Tome 3 1974-08-23 Cordwainer Smith OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #52) 2-7201-0002-1   371 hc? coll Checkmark
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Novellas, Book 2 1975-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Sphere Books 0-7221-1802-3 £0.55 188 pb? anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1975-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 25353 $1.95 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 1180 $2.49 [8]+
342
hc? coll Janice C. Tate Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24581-4 $1.95 xix+
377
pb? coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books 0-345-24581-4 C$1.95 xix+
377
pb? coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1976-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572 pb? anth  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27202-1 $2.25 xix+
377
pb? coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27202-1 C$2.25 xix+
377
pb? coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Titan 8 1978-06-00 ed. Ben Bova, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3597) 3-453-30504-3 DM 3.80 139+
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pb? anth Helmut Wenske Checkmark
Galerij der Giganten 6 1979-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-02896-8   236 pb? anth Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Space Lords 1979-04-00 Cordwainer Smith Jove / HBJ 0-515-05122-5 $1.75 206 pb? coll Eric Ladd Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité Tome 3 1980-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7058) 2-253-02553-4   412 pb? coll Gérard Ruffin Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Cordwainer Smith 1980-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6708) 3-8118-6708-3 DM 7.80 415 pb? coll Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Anthologie de la littérature de Science-Fiction 1981-10-06 ed. Jacques Sadoul Editions Ramsay 2-85956-231-1   670 hc? anth Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Yesterday's Tomorrows 1982-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Berkley Books 0-425-05648-1 $9.95 xiv+
431
tp? anth  
Herren im All 1983-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #93) 3-518-38432-5 DM 9.00 274 pb? coll Thomas Franke Checkmark
Space Lords 1984-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Ace Books 0-441-77743-0 $2.50 206 pb? coll Eric Ladd Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1985-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32302-5 $3.50 xix+
377
pb? coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Les puissances de l'espace 1987-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5267) 2-266-02040-4   342 pb? coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-06-00 Cordwainer Smith VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #25) 0-575-04165-X £3.50 xix+
377
pb? coll John Avon  
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-09-15 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz 0-575-04352-0 £11.95 xix+
377
hc? coll John Avon Checkmark
Los señores de la instrumentalidad II: La dama muerta de Clown Town 1991-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Ediciones B (Nova) 84-406-2251-1   361 tp? coll Oscar Chichoni  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214204-6 $22.50 xxvi+
587
hc? anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey QPD CN 9267   587 tp? anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #24 (1962) 1992-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #871) 0-88677-495-0 $5.50 348 pb? anth Angus McKie Checkmark
Cats in Space and Other Places 1992-05-00 ed. Bill Fawcett Baen 0-671-72118-6 $4.99 407 pb? anth Dean Morrissey Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-10-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214204-6 C$31.50 xxvi+
587
hc? anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
Requiem en Andere Verhalen / Galerij der Giganten 1993-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein, Ben Bova Golden Twin 90-225-1672-5 ƒ19.90 218+
236
tp? omni Checkmark
Les puissances de l'espace 1993-01-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5267) 2-266-02718-2   342 pb? coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith 1993-06-00 Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc? coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1993-10-21 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-283167-4 £6.99 xxvi+
587
pb? anth David A. Hardy Checkmark
Le grandi storie della fantascienza: 1962 1994-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #210)   6,000 Lit 320 pb? anth Marco Patrito  
Le grandi storie della fantascienza: 1962 1995-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (I Libri di Urania #24) 88-04-39193-6 8,000 Lit 320 tp? anth Marco Patrito  
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 1999-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1115) 0-88677-830-1 / UE2830 $6.99 xii+
372
pb? anth Angus McKie Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1999-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
tp? coll Chris Moore Checkmark
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 1999-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / SFBC 0-7394-0349-4 $9.98 372 hc? anth Angus McKie  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 2001-00-00 ed. Ben Bova The Easton Press     xi+
529
hc? anth Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2003-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
tp? coll Chris Moore  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 2003-01-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280381-6 £9.99 xxvi+
587
tp? anth Michael Llewellyn (artist) Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 2003-03-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280381-6 $19.95 587 tp? anth Michael Llewellyn (artist)  
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité, II 2004-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Gallimard (Folio SF #166) 2-07-042716-1   549 pb? coll Manchu Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A 2004-12-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-765-30534-8 $29.95 529 hc? anth  
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 2005-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 1-59687-121-0 $12.95 372 tp? anth Kimberly Chandler  
We the Underpeople 2006-12-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2095-3 $15.00 xiii+
465
tp? coll Bob Eggleton  
We the Underpeople 2006-12-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2095-3 $6.00   ebook? coll Bob Eggleton  
We the Underpeople 2008-08-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4165-5567-4 $7.99 xvi+
619+
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pb? coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2010-02-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09424-6 £8.99 400 tp? coll  
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1053
pb? coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-03-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1052+
[1]
pb? coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur  
The Rediscovery of Man 2012-11-30 Cordwainer Smith Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10861-5 £4.99   ebook? coll  
Norstrilia 2014-08-05 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-216-9 $9.99 289 tp? novel  
Norstrilia 2014-09-03 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-217-6 $5.99   ebook? novel  
The Ballad of Lost C'mell 2017-04-08 Cordwainer Smith Project Gutenberg Canada 1420 C$0.00   ebook? chap Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-26 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-360-9 $14.99 376 tp? coll  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-28 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-361-6 $5.99   ebook? coll  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $3.95 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
tp? coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories date unknown ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-283167-4 £7.99 xxvi+
587
pb? anth David A. Hardy Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc? coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc? coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572 pb? anth Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 978-1-85798-819-2 £7.99 xix+
377
tp? coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A date unknown ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-765-30534-8 $29.95 529 hc? anth  
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc? coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-46292-3 $2.50 572 pb? anth Checkmark
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