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Title: The Store of the Worlds Title Record # 58588
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1959-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: drabblecast.org-1, drabblecast.org-2
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1959 The World of Heart's Desire
Year Language Title
1963Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Wunschwelt
1963Translated by Roberta Rambelli.
Italian Il magazzino dei mondi
1970 Dutch Een Wereld naar Keuze
1977Translated by Nada Šoljan
Croatian Trgovina svjetovima
1978Translated by Mimi Perrin
French Au bazar des mondes
1981Translated by Laura Serra.
Italian Il Magazzino Dei Mondi
1984Translated by Giuseppe Lippi.
Italian Il magazzino dei mondi
1987Title means "The World that your Heart Desires".
Romanian
Lumea pe care ți-o dorește inima?Lumea pe care ti-o doreste inima
Lumea pe care tsi-o doreshte inima

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Playboy, September 1959 1959-09-00 ed. Editors of Playboy Playboy Enterprises, Inc.   $0.50 124
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Store of Infinity 1960-11-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books A2170 $0.35 151
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
Store of Infinity 1960-11-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books A2170 C$0.35 151
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
More Penguin Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1963 3/6 236
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 Vassily Kandinsky Checkmark
Das geteilte Ich 1963-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #39) Z 39 DM 5,00 187+
[1]
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Das geteilte Ich 1963-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #39) Z 39 DM 7.80 187+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer  
Galaxy #56 1963-01-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 56 200 Lit 144
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 Martinez Checkmark
More Penguin Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1963 3/6 236
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 Vassily Kandinsky Checkmark
More Penguin Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 1963 3'6 236
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 Richard Hollis Checkmark
Een Wereld naar Keuze 1970-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1320) 90-229-1320-1 ƒ2.75 189
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Store of Infinity 1970-03-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books H5229 $0.60 151
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
From the "S" File 1971-00-00 ed. Editors of Playboy Playboy Press 16110 $0.75 192
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 Saul Lambert Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1973-06-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1973-10-00 Robert Sheckley Gollancz 0-575-01677-9   320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1974-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £0.60 616
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1975-00-00 Robert Sheckley Penguin Books 0-14-003982-1 £0.80 392
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 Pelham Checkmark
Sirius, #8 1977-02-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   10 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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Douces illusions 1978-05-17 Robert Sheckley Calmann-Lévy (Dimensions SF) 2-7021-0256-5   267
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 Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley 1979-11-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books 0-553-12905-8 $1.95 xii+
195
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Constellations: Stories of the Future 1980-00-00 ed. Malcolm Edwards Gollancz 0-575-02838-6 £4.95 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stuart Hughes (artist) Checkmark
The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley 1980-00-00 Robert Sheckley Sphere 0-7221-7759-3 £1.00 209
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 Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1980-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £1.95 616
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 Tom Stimpson Checkmark
Urania #880 1981-03-22 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 880 1,200 Lit 204
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  
Catastrophes! 1981-07-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24425-3 $2.50 413
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.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
Constellations: Stories of the Future 1983-00-00 ed. Malcolm Edwards Puffin (Plus) 0-14-031582-9 £1.25 171
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 Tony Roberts  
Constellations: Stories of the Future 1983-07-00 ed. Malcolm Edwards Penguin Books 0-14-006734-5 £1.50 175
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1984-00-00 Robert Sheckley Penguin Books 0-14-003982-1 £2.50 392
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 Adrian Chesterman  
Catastrofi! 1984-06-20 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1767) 24800-5 8,000 Lit 512
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 Paolo Tassinari , Pierpaolo Vetta  
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
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1985-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6 £3.50 616
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Faszination der Science Fiction 1985-05-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24068) 3-404-24068-5 DM 10.00 952+
[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.
anth David Hardy Checkmark
Beyond Armageddon: Twenty-One Sermons to the Dead 1985-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Walter M. Miller, Jr. Donald I. Fine 0-917657-55-1 $18.95 [ix]+
387
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Loretta Trezzo Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1986-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6   616
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 Peter Jones  
Beyond Armageddon: Twenty-One Sermons to the Dead 1986-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Walter M. Miller, Jr. Primus / Donald I. Fine 0-917657-96-9 $3.95 387
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
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1986-12-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090) 3-404-24090-1 DM 10.00 720
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 Tim White  
Beyond Armageddon: Survivors of the Megawar 1987-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Walter M. Miller, Jr. Robinson 0-948164-43-3 £3.95 386
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Cosmos XXI: întîmplări dintr-un univers al păcii?Cosmos XXI: intimplari dintr-un univers al pacii
1987-00-00 ed. Alexandru Mironov, George Veniamin
Editura Politică?Editura Politica
    256
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth
Constantin Nițulescu?Constantin Nitulescu
Constantin Nitsulescu
 
Douces illusions 1987-10-00 Robert Sheckley Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5273) 2-266-02069-2   284
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
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1988-09-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090) 3-404-24090-1 DM 10.00 720
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 Tim White Checkmark
The Great SF Stories 21 (1959) 1990-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #823) 0-88677-428-4 $4.95 347
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Great SF Stories 21 (1959) 1990-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-428-4 C$5.95 347
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Four 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     275
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 Four 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-423-6 $12.95 275
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  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-28 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6 $47.00 xviii+
1166
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 Frank R. Paul  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2003-00-00 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6   xviii+
1166
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 Frank R. Paul Checkmark
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
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
Beyond Armageddon 2006-05-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Walter M. Miller, Jr. Bison Books 0-8032-8315-6 $16.95 xxvi+
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 R. W. Boeche Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118892-8 £9.99 592
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 978-0-14-191343-8 £7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
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
The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse 2010-07-08 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Skyhorse Publishing 978-1-60239-967-9 $12.95 vi+
328
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 Drabblecast, #188 2010-11-19 ed. Norm Sherman The Drabblecast   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag 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
Store of Infinity 2014-05-13 Robert Sheckley Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-4998-9 $3.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Drabbleclassics, #7 2014-09-22 ed. Charity Helton, Norm Sherman The Drabblecast   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Store of Infinity 2014-10-30 Robert Sheckley Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0763-9 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Terraform, March 22, 2018 2018-03-22 ed. Brian Merchant, Claire L. Evans Vice   $0.00  
webzine?Used for Internet-based periodical publications which are otherwise not downloadable as an "ebook".
mag Checkmark
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