Title: A Thing of Custom

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Title: A Thing of Custom Title Record # 57962
Author: L. Sprague de Camp
Date: 1957-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1964 Italian L'ospite è sacro
1969Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Die Fremden kommen ...
1980Translated by Sylvia Pukallus.
German Eine Frage der Gewohnheit [as by Lyon Sprague de Camp]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Universe, January 1957 1957-01-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson King-Size Publications, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Hannes Bok Checkmark
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1960-04-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Prentice-Hall   $3.95 270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1960-10-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Prentice-Hall / SFBC   $1.20 xv+
270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1962-09-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Panther 1414 2/6 223
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 Art Sussman  
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1962-09-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Panther 1414 A5/6 223
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 Art Sussman  
A Gun for Dinosaur and Other Imaginative Tales 1963-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Doubleday / SFBC   $1.90 359
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gilda Kuhlman Checkmark
A Gun for Dinosaur and Other Imaginative Tales 1963-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Doubleday   $4.50 359
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gilda Kuhlman Checkmark
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1963-05-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Panther 1414 3/6 223
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 Art Sussman Checkmark
Urania #334 1964-05-17 ed. Carlo Fruttero Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 334 200 Lit 176
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Rulers of Men 1965-00-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Pyramid Books R-1227 $0.50 173
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1968-02-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Paperback Library 54-633 $0.75 254
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
The Fantastic Universe Omnibus 1968-02-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Paperback Library 54-633 C$0.75 254
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
A Gun for Dinosaur and Other Imaginative Tales 1969-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Curtis Books 123-09018-095 $0.95 319
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 Johnny Bruck Checkmark
Die Mächtigen des Universums 1969-05-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3142) 3142 DM 2.60 171
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 Johnny Bruck Checkmark
A Gun for Dinosaur and Other Imaginative Tales 1974-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Remploy 0-7066-0570-5 £2.20 xv+
319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Gun for Dinosaur and Other Imaginative Tales 1974-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp Remploy 0-7066-0570-5 £2.20 xv+
319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Late Great Future 1976-00-00 ed. Gregory Fitz Gerald, John Dillon Fawcett Crest 0-449-23040-6 $1.75 288
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 Oscar Liebman Checkmark
Neu-Arkadien 1980-00-00 Lyon Sprague de Camp Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3728) 3-453-30632-5 DM 4.80 188
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Die aufregendsten Science-Fiction Geschichten 1981-00-00 ed. uncredited Tosa 3-85001-096-1   317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hansjörg Langenfass Checkmark
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