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Title: Oh, to Be a Blobel! Title Record # 58223
Author: Philip K. Dick
Date: 1964-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1964 French Quelle chance d'être un Blobel !
1965 German Wenn man ein Blobel ist ...
1965 Italian Essere un blobel
1977Translated by Klaus Fecher
German O welche Lust, ein Blobel zu sein!
1977Translated by Marjan J. J. Oleff
Dutch Oh, Was Ik Maar een Blobel!
1981 German Oh, wenn man ein Blobel ist!
1994Translated by Thomas Mohr.
German Ach, als Blobbel hat man's schwer!
1998Translated by Christine Renard
French Ah, être un Gélate
2002Translated by Marjan J.J. Oleff.
Dutch O, Was Ik Maar Een Blobel!
2002 French Ah, être un Gélate...

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, February 1964 1964-02-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.50 196
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
Galaxie (2ème série), #7 1964-11-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164
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 McKenna Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction: 1965 1965-00-00 ed. Terry Carr, Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books G-551 $0.50 288
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 Checkmark
9 Science Fiction-Stories 1965-00-00 ed. Walter Ernsting Heyne (Heyne-Anthologien #14) HA14 DM 4.80 301
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 Atelier Heinrichs Checkmark
Galassia #49 1965-01-01 ed. Roberta Rambelli Casa Editrice La Tribuna 49 300 Lit 224
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 Rocco Borella Checkmark
The Preserving Machine 1969-00-00 Philip K. Dick Ace Books (Ace SF Special, Series 1 #67800) 67800 $0.95 317
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction First Series 1970-00-00 ed. Terry Carr, Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books 91353 $0.95 288
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Preserving Machine 1970-01-00 Philip K. Dick Ace Books / SFBC 2134   314
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Preserving Machine and Other Stories 1971-02-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-00562-9 £1.60 252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Preserving Machine and Other Stories 1972-02-00 Philip K. Dick The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 178   252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Preserving Machine and Other Stories 1972-11-00 Philip K. Dick Pan Books 0-330-23363-7 £0.35 286
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
Infinite Jests: The Lighter Side of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Chilton 0-8019-5931-4 $5.95 viii+
231
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Freas Checkmark
The Preserving Machine 1976-11-00 Philip K. Dick Ace Books 67801 $1.95 373
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 David Schleinkofer Checkmark
The Preserving Machine and Other Stories 1977-00-00 Philip K. Dick Pan Books 0-330-23363-7 £0.70 286
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
Science-Fiction-Stories 64 1977-01-00 ed. uncredited Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #124 (3298)) 3-548-03298-2 DM 3.80 125
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.
anth Gray Morrow Checkmark
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1977-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0 $1.95 xiv+
450
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Jokers uit het Heelal 1977-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen) 90-245-0405-8   221
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1978-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0 $1.95 xiv+
450
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press 0-87223-568-8 $10.95 xiii+
465
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Aliens! 1980-04-00 ed. Jack M. Dann, Gardner R. Dozois Pocket Books 0-671-83155-0 $2.25 xi+
305
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Aliens! 1980-04-00 ed. Jack M. Dann, Gardner R. Dozois Pocket Books 0-671-83155-0 C$2.50 xi+
305
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press / SFBC 3888 $6.98 xv+
481
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Philip K. Dick 1981-01-00 Philip K. Dick Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6712) 3-8118-6712-1 DM 7.80 352
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.
coll Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1981-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Wideview Books 0-87223-647-1 $7.95 xiii+
465
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 Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Galaxy: Volume 2 1981-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Paperbacks 0-87216-926-X $2.50 238
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.
anth Checkmark
L'homme doré 1982-05-19 Philip K. Dick J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1291) 2-277-21291-1   286
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Yesterday's Tomorrows 1982-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Berkley Books 0-425-05648-1 $9.95 xiv+
431
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  
The Days of Perky Pat 1987-05-00 Philip K. Dick Underwood-Miller 0-88733-053-3 $125.00 xi+
380
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Preserving Machine 1987-10-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-06938-0 £3.50 413
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Days of Perky Pat 1990-04-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-04756-9 £14.95 xii+
380
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Days of Perky Pat 1991-05-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20768-6 £5.99 494
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Minority Report 1991-12-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1276-8 $12.95 xi+
380
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
The Days of Perky Pat 1994-00-00 Philip K. Dick HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-20768-6 £6.99 494
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Zur Zeit der Perky Pat 1994-00-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans (Haffmans' Entertainer) 3-251-30028-8 DM 28.50 344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
Nouvelles 1963-1981 1998-04-00 Philip K. Dick Denoël (Présences) 2-207-24591-8   720
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 Elrik , Frank Ronan  
Minority Report 2000-00-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium 1-85798-947-3 £7.99 x+
380
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Minority Report 2000-05-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium 1-85798-947-3 £7.99 x+
380
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 Chris Moore  
Minority Report 2002-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #20104) 3-453-21749-7 €8.95 435
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
Minority Report 2002-00-00 Philip K. Dick Luitingh-Sijthoff 90-245-4029-1   315
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 Checkmark
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories 2002-05-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-2379-4 $14.95 380
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 Checkmark
Minority Report 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-738-1 £6.99 xi+
290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll PTG Checkmark
Minority Report 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-07478-7 £6.99 x+
290
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  
Der unmögliche Planet 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #13656) 3-453-21731-4 €12.95 831
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
Minority report et autres récits 2002-10-09 Philip K. Dick Gallimard (Folio SF #109) 2-07-042606-8   436
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
Minority Report 2002-12-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-07520-1 £6.99 x+
290
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  
Der unmögliche Planet 2004-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 3-453-21731-4 €12.95 830+
[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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Minority Report 2005-03-00 Philip K. Dick Orion 0-7528-6431-9 £6.99 290
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  
Der unmögliche Planet 2007-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 978-3-453-21731-7 €12.95 830
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
Human Is? 2007-03-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 978-0-575-08034-8 £7.99 438
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 Sue Michniewicz  
Zur Zeit der Perky Pat 2008-01-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-811-3 €14.90 624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob  
Human Is?: A Philip K. Dick Reader 2008-09-18 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08583-1 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Infinite Jests 2009-03-06 ed. Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5498-0 $14.99 240
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  
Minority Report 2010-04-18 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-09828-2    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Zur Zeit der Perky Pat 2012-08-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-811-3   624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob Checkmark
The Minority Report 2013-08-08 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-598-7 $40.00 472
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
The Minority Report 2013-08-08 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-598-7 $60.00 472
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
Total Recall Revisited: Die besten Stories 2014-07-00 Philip K. Dick Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Klassik) 978-3-596-90578-2 €10.00 345
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 Ruth Botzenhardt Checkmark
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick 2016-04-26 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press / Kensington Publishing Corp. 978-0-8065-3795-5 $16.00 394
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  
Minority Report date unknown Philip K. Dick Orion 978-1-4072-3093-1 £7.99 xi+
290
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 Nina Farrell Checkmark
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories date unknown Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-2379-4 $14.95 380
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 Checkmark
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