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Title: Columbus Was a Dope Title Record # 58500
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1947-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1947 Columbus Was a Dope [as by Robert Heinlein]
1951 Columbus Was a Dope [as by Lyle Monroe]
Year Language Title
1964 French Christophe Colomb, c'était un cave [as by Robert Heinlein]
1965 Italian Colombo era uno scemo
1971Translated by Fritz Steinberg
German Kolumbus war ein Depp
1973Unknown Spanish translator.
Spanish Colón era un estúpido

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Startling Stories, May 1947 1947-05-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Better Publications, Inc.; Chicago   $0.15 116
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Earle Bergey Checkmark
Travelers of Space 1951-00-00 ed. Martin Greenberg Gnome Press   $3.95 400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edd Cartier Checkmark
Travelers of Space 1953-00-00 ed. Martin Greenberg Gnome Press   $3.95 400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ric Binkley Checkmark
Travelers of Space 1955-00-00 ed. Martin Greenberg Gnome Press     400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ric Binkley  
The Menace from Earth 1959-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Gnome Press   $3.50 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1959-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ambassador   C$3.95 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Menace from Earth 1962-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet D2105 $0.50 189
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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1963-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books AS516 $0.95 287
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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1963-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books AS516 $0.95 287
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  
Planète, # 18 September-October 1964 1964-09-00 ed. Editors of Planète Denoël   F6.00 160
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 Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1964-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library D2105 $0.50 189
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 Menace from Earth 1964-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada D2105 C$0.50 189
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
Treasury of Great Science Fiction Stories, Number 2 1965-00-00 ed. Jim Hendryx, Jr. Popular Library, Inc.   $0.50 100
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Checkmark
L'altare a mezzanotte: 50 racconti di fantascienza 1965-07-30 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #16)   2,500 Lit 492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rocco Borella Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1966-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $0.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1966-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Dennis Dobson   21/- 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Menace from Earth 1968-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi 0-552-07860-3 3/6 189
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1968-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $0.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Future Makers 1968-07-00 ed. Peter Haining Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98040-0 18/- 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1969-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $0.95 285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Future Makers 1969-09-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 2516 5/- 142
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1970-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada T4306 C$0.75 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1971-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library T4306 $0.75 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1971-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.25 285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Unternehmen Alptraum 1971-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3251) 3251 DM 2.80 139 +
[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 C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
The Future Makers 1971-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Books B75-2125 $0.75 174
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.
anth Bill Duca Checkmark
The Future Makers 1971-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Books B75-2125 C$0.75 174
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.
anth Bill Duca Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 5 1971-07-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #5) 0-283-48483-7 £ 254+
190+
191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.25 285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.25 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Nueva Dimensión 42 1973-02-00 ed. Editors of Nueva Dimensión Dronte   Pta 100 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Enrique Torres  
The Menace from Earth 1973-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers (Corgi SF Collector's Library) 0-552-09334-3 £ 189
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  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.50 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Future Makers 1974-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Tower 50689 $0.95 174
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.
anth Checkmark
The Future Makers 1974-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Flamingo Books 50689 £0.30 174
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.
anth Checkmark
The Future Makers 1975-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Robert Hale 0-7091-4712-0   174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Menace from Earth 1975-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran  
The Menace from Earth 1975-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1976-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639 $1.50 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Great Years, Volume II 1976-02-00 ed. Carol Pohl, Frederik Pohl Ace Books (Science Fiction from the Great Years) 75431 $1.50 276
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1978-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $1.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Future Makers 1979-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Magnum 0-417-03360-5 £0.90 174
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.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1979-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library 0-451-08768-2 $1.75 189
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
The Menace from Earth 1979-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-08768-2 C$1.95 189
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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $1.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1979-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-08768-2 $1.75 189
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
The Menace from Earth 1980-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers 0-552-11332-8 £0.95 189
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 Jones Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1983-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi 0-552-09334-3 £1.75 189
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 Menace from Earth 1987-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen Science Fiction Books 0-671-65640-6 C$4.50 271
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 Melo Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1987-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65640-6 $3.50 271
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 Melo Checkmark
Science fiction 1990-00-00 ed. Herbert Kaußen, Dr. Rudi Renné Langenscheidt-Longman 3-526-50322-2   79
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  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1997-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Scribner Paperback Fiction 0-684-84296-3 $6.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
The Menace from Earth 1999-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-57802-2 $6.99 271
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 Menace from Earth 1999-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-72088-0 $6.99 271
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  
Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein 2005-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction Book Club 1-58288-184-7 / 1196119 $15.99 xxiv+
738
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
New Worlds to Conquer 2010-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Virginia Edition (The Virginia Edition #34) 978-1-897350-46-1   v+
533
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-09870-6 $2.25 189
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  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $5.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Scribner 0-684-84296-3 $7.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-12742-0 $2.50 189
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
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8 $2.95 287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
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