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Title: The Colonel Came Back from the Nothing-at-All

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Title: The Colonel Came Back from the Nothing-at-All Title Record # 57037
Author: Cordwainer Smith
Date: 1979-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: The Instrumentality of Mankind
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1982Translated by Thomas Ziegler.
German Der Colonel kehrte aus dem Nimmernichts zurück
1987Translated by Simone Hilling
French Le colonel revint du grand néant
1991Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish El coronel volvió de la nada
2004 French Le colonel revient du grand néant

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1979-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27716-3 $1.95 xvii+
238
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 Michael Herring Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1979-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27716-3 C$2.50 xvii+
238
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 Michael Herring Checkmark
Instrumentalität der Menschheit 1982-06-00 Cordwainer Smith Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3579) 3-8118-3579-3 DM 7.80 320
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 Helmut Wenske Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1985-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32301-7 $2.95 238
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 Michael Herring Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1987-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02039-0   344
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1988-11-00 Cordwainer Smith VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #28) 0-575-04167-6 £3.50 238
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 John Avon Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1989-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Victor Gollancz 0-575-04459-4 £11.95 238
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Avon Checkmark
Los señores de la instrumentalidad I: Piensa azul, cuenta hasta dos 1991-06-00 Cordwainer Smith Ediciones B (Nova #37) 84-406-2063-2   309
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 Óscar H. Chichoni  
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1993-01-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02717-4   344
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 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité, I 2004-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Gallimard (Folio SF #165) 2-07-042715-3   617
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 Manchu Checkmark
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2146-1 $15.00 599
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 Tom Kidd  
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4165-2146-4 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Tom Kidd  
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?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 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?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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur  
The Instrumentality of Mankind 2011-09-29 Cordwainer Smith Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10863-9 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
When the People Fell 2012-08-28 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4516-3829-5 $7.99 829+
[4]
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 Tom Kidd 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
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