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Title: The Monsters Title Record # 58569
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1953-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A sentient alien species attempts to deal with their first contact with humans.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1953 Italian Pianeta che vai..
1956Translated by Alain Dorémieux
French Les monstres
1962 Italian I mostri
1968Translated by Henk Bouwman
Dutch De Monsters
1978Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian Monstrumi

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1953 1953-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, 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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Urania #9 1953-07-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 9 150 Lit 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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1954-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books 73 $0.35 169
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 Jack Coggins Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1954-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books H-73 $2.50 169
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1955-00-00 Robert Sheckley Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/- 253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fiction, #30 1956-05-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 132
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 Philippe Curval Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1960-11-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books 437K $0.35 169
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 Blanchard Checkmark
Urania #285 1962-07-01 ed. Carlo Fruttero Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 285 150 Lit 168
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
Best SF Five 1963-06-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   18/- 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Griffith Checkmark
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   21/- xi+
145
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd. 0-08-303370-X   xii+
145
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 Checkmark
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   $4.00 xi+
145
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   $2.00 145
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  
Untouched by Human Hands 1967-04-00 Robert Sheckley Four Square Books 1804 3/6 125
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.
coll Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1967-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books U2855 $0.50 169+
[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 Checkmark
Van Aardse Smetten Vrij 1968-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1163) 1163 ƒ2.50 187
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Best SF Five 1971-11-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions) 0-571-09711-1 £0.65 256
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
Les univers de Robert Sheckley 1972-05-03 Robert Sheckley OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #37)     xxxviii+
418
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Anthropology Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Carol Mason, Martin Harry Greenberg, Patricia Warrick St. Martin's Press     xi+
387
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Anthropology Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Carol Mason, Martin Harry Greenberg, Patricia Warrick St. Martin's Press     xi+
387
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 Checkmark
Histoires de planètes 1975-03-25 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3769) 2-253-00723-4   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de planètes 1977-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3769) 2-253-00723-4   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de planètes 1978-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3769) 2-253-00723-4   442
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Mai toccato da mani umane 1978-02-00 Robert Sheckley Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #11) 14510 1,000 Lit 190
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  
Perilous Planets 1978-05-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-77354-2 £5.95 367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Geoff Taylor  
Alpha 9 1978-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Berkley Books 0-425-03838-6 $1.75 ix+
180
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Sirius, #29 1978-11-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   15 din. 148
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.
mag Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1979-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ace Books 0-441-84680-7 $1.75 214
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 Olivia Checkmark
Perilous Planets 1980-02-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Avon 0-380-47100-0 $2.50 xvi+
350
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 Alex Ebel Checkmark
Perilous Planets 1980-06-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8071-1 £1.50 367
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 Tim White Checkmark
Is That What People Do? 1984-08-00 Robert Sheckley Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-063707-4 $19.95 402
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Gambale Checkmark
Histoires de planètes 1985-03-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3769) 2-253-00723-4   442
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 Eric Seigaud Checkmark
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1987-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Warner Books 0-446-51369-5 $17.95 xiv+
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stanislaw Fernandez Checkmark
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1988-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg VGSF / Victor Gollancz 0-575-04356-3 £4.99 xiv+
349
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 Terry Pastor Checkmark
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1988-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Victor Gollancz 0-575-04355-5 £11.95 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1989-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Warner Books 0-446-39012-7 $12.95 352
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 Stanislaw Fernandez  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol.
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-420-1 $12.95 331
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  
Science Fiction: 101 2001-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-1294-X $14.00 xvi+
544
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 Debbie Silva Checkmark
Mai toccato da mani umane 2003-08-00 Robert Sheckley Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #7) 7 €4.90 200
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 Franco Brambilla  
The Masque of Mañana 2005-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Science Fiction: 101 2005-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-1294-X $14.00 xvi+
544
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 Debbie Silva  
The Masque of Mañana 2005-12-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press / SFBC 1202183 $14.50 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Monsters and Other Science Fiction Tales 2008-04-00 Robert Sheckley Wildside Press 978-1-4344-7005-8 $14.95 138
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 Masque of Mañana 2008-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Store of the Worlds: The Stories of Robert Sheckley 2012-05-01 Robert Sheckley New York Review of Books (NYRB Classics) 978-1-59017-494-4 $17.95 xi+
396
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 Keith Carter Checkmark
Science Fiction: 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction 2014-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Roc / New American Library 978-0-451-46676-1 $16.00 xvi+
489
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction: 101 date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-1294-X $14.00 xvi+
544
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 Debbie Silva Checkmark
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