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Title: The First Men Title Record # 66800
Author: Howard Fast
Date: 1960-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1960 The Trap
Year Language Title
1960Translated by Anne Merlin
French Les premiers hommes
1962Translated by Gérard Colson
French Les premiers hommes
1963Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die neuen Menschen
1963Translated by Luis Echávarri
Spanish Los Primeros Hombres
1964Translated by Fernando M. Sesén
Spanish Los primeros hombres
1965 Italian I primi uomini
1967Translated by P. Groen
Dutch De Eerste Mensen
1978Translated by Hans Kemming
Dutch De Eerste Mensen
1983Translated by Eva Malsch
German Gefangen

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, February 1960 1960-02-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132
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 Emsh Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 1, No. 6 1960-05-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 128
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  
Fiction, #84 1960-11-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F1.60 148
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 Lucien Lepiez Checkmark
The Edge of Tomorrow 1961-06-00 Howard Fast Bantam Books A2254 $0.35 120
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 Edge of Tomorrow 1962-00-00 Howard Fast Corgi SS1107 2/6 125
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
Au seuil du futur 1962-00-00 Howard Fast Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout #312) 312   185
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  
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
The Edge of Tomorrow 1963-00-00 Howard Fast Corgi SS1107 4/- 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
Die neuen Menschen 1963-00-00 Howard Fast Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #40) Z 40 DM 7.80 165
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer  
Die neuen Menschen 1963-00-00 Howard Fast Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #40) Z 40 DM 5.00 165
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
El Filo del Futuro 1963-00-00 Howard Fast Minotauro (Ciencia-Ficción #19)     142
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 Worlds of Science Fiction 1963-06-00 ed. Robert P. Mills The Dial Press   $4.95 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ronald Clyne 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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   21/- 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Al borde del futuro 1964-00-00 Howard Fast Vértice (Galaxia #19)     220
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  
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-819 $0.75 287
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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-819 C$0.75 287
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
Gamma #2 1965-11-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni Gamma (Italy) 2 500 Lit 112
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 Jules Feiffer Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Panther 2124 5/- 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
Au seuil du futur 1966-00-00 Howard Fast Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Géant #263)     281
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
Die neuen Menschen 1966-03-00 Howard Fast Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #066) 066 DM 2.50 166
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
The Edge of Tomorrow 1966-08-00 Howard Fast Bantam Books F3309 $0.50 120
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 Edge of Tomorrow 1966-08-00 Howard Fast Bantam Books F3309 C$0.50 120
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 Hunter and The Trap 1967-00-00 Howard Fast The Dial Press   $4.50 215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Verhalen Omnibus 1967-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum     924
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Friso Henstra Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1967-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-577 $0.75 287
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
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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 64-374 $0.75 287
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
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 64-374 C$0.75 287
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
Au seuil du futur 1972-00-00 Howard Fast Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #263)     246+
[10]
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
El Filo del Futuro 1973-00-00 Howard Fast Minotauro (Otros Mundos)     142
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 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 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
School and Society Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Patricia Warrick Rand McNally College Publishing Co. 0-528-61240-9   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.
anth Checkmark
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz, Patricia S. Warrick Rand McNally & Company   $7.95 vi+
510
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 Todd Sanders Checkmark
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz, Patricia S. Warrick Rand McNally & Company 0-528-62001-0   viii+
510
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 Todd Sanders Checkmark
Time and the Riddle: Thirty-One Zen Stories 1975-00-00 Howard Fast Ward Ritchie Press 0-378-06375-8 $12.95 490
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1977-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz, Patricia S. Warrick Rand McNally College Publishing Co. 0-528-62055-X   vii+
550
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  
Psy Fi One: An Anthology of Psychology in Science fiction 1977-00-00 ed. Stanley L. Brodsky, Raymond D. Fowler, Jr., Kenneth B. Melvin Random House 0-394-30576-0   xiii+
299
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 Fernandes  
Fontein Science Fiction 2 1978-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss De Fontein (Fontein SF) 90-261-0144-9   156
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 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
Time and the Riddle 1980-04-00 Howard Fast Houghton Mifflin 0-395-29180-1 $6.95 xv+
490
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  
Space Mail 1980-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph Olander Fawcett Crest 0-449-24312-5 $2.50 416
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
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 1981-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9 $6.98 786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Don Dixon Checkmark
School and Society Through Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Patricia Warrick University Press of America 0-8191-1996-2 $23.75 396
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
School and Society Through Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Patricia Warrick University Press of America 0-8191-1997-0 $12.75 396
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.
anth  
Space Mail 1982-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph Olander Fawcett Crest 0-449-24312-5 $2.95 416
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  
Sternenpost: 2. Zustellung 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph Olander Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6734) 3-8118-6734-2 DM 5.80 187
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.
anth Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Histoires de surhommes 1984-03-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3786) 2-253-03411-8   382
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 Philippe Adamov 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
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  
Time and the Riddle 1989-12-00 Howard Fast Dell 0-440-20517-4 $4.95 xi+
432
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
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 2006-03-07 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9 $11.99 786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Edge of Tomorrow 2011-12-13 Howard Fast Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-4261-2 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Hunter and the Trap: Two Stories of Speculative Fiction 2011-12-27 Howard Fast Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-4267-4 $14.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Time and the Riddle: Thirty-One Zen Stories 2011-12-27 Howard Fast Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-4244-5 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9 $6.98 786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Don Dixon Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9 $11.99 786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9   786
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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