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Title: The Portable Phonograph Title Record # 69738
Author: Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Date: 1941-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First appeared in the Spring 1941 issue of the "The Yale Review".
Synopsis: After the apocalypse: "All that remains of culture is the doctor's collection of four books—Shakespeare, The Bible, Moby Dick and The Divine Comedy—and a portable phonograph and a few records. Now the few survivors realize the precious value of culture. However, after the others leave, the doctor hears in the empty world a cough not far away, so, in fear, he hides his books and phonograph and records." (RayS)
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Translations
Year Language Title
1957Translated by P. J. Verhoeff
Dutch Gramofoon
1981Translated by P. J. Verhoeff
Dutch De Koffergrammofoon

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Adventures in Tomorrow 1951-00-00 ed. Kendell F. Crossen Ambassador   C$4.50 278
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Adventures in Tomorrow 1951-04-12 ed. Kendell F. Crossen Greenberg   $3.50 x+
278
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1952-09-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books A944 $0.35 306
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
Adventures in Tomorrow 1953-00-00 ed. Kendell F. Crossen The Bodley Head   10/6 240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ley Kenyon Checkmark
Sprong in Ruimte en Tijd 1957-00-00 ed. A. de Bruijn, A. van der Hoek Andries Blitz   ƒ4.50 174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Nita Veeren Checkmark
The Armchair Science Reader 1959-00-00 ed. Isabel S. Gordon, Sophie Sorkin Simon & Schuster   $7.95 832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Masters and Masterpieces of the Short Story: Second Series 1960-00-00 ed. Joshua McClennen Holt-Dryden Books / Henry Holt     viii+
562
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1961-12-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books H2343 $0.60 xiii+
258
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1962-01-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books      
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  
Of Men and Machines 1963-00-00 ed. Arthur O. Lewis, Jr. E. P. Dutton D130 $1.95 xxxi+
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 Seymour Chwast Checkmark
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1967-03-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books H3358 $0.60 xiii+
258
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1968-01-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books     258
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  
Adventures in Tomorrow 1968-02-00 ed. Kendell Foster Crossen Belmont Books B75-215 $0.75 236
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 Checkmark
Adventures in Tomorrow 1968-02-00 ed. Kendell Foster Crossen Belmont Books B75-215 C$0.75 236
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 Checkmark
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1968-09-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books     258
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  
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1968-11-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books     258
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  
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1970-08-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books S5372 $0.75 258
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1972-08-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder NP8162 $0.95 258
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
Tomorrow: Science Fiction and the Future 1973-00-00 ed. Alan L. Madsen Scholastic SG 1657   192
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  
Speculations 1973-00-00 ed. Thomas E. Sanders Glencoe Press   $6.95 xvii+
621
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  
Tomorrow and Tomorrow 1973-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-65210-9 $7.95 253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
Another Tomorrow 1974-00-00 ed. Bernard C. Hollister Pflaum 0-8278-0037-1   121
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1974-00-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books N8162 $0.95 258
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  
Tomorrow and Tomorrow 1974-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01873-9 £ 251
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth David Smee  
Transformations II: Understanding American History Through Science Fiction 1974-11-00 ed. Daniel Roselle Fawcett Crest P2327 $1.25 143
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1976-09-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books 0-553-10249-4 £0.60 258
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1977-08-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books 0-553-10249-4 $1.50 258
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
Van Jules Verne tot Isaac Asimov: De Vijftig Beste Science Fiction-Verhalen 1981-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Publiboek / Baart 90-6513-003-9   467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
De Dag Erna ...: Het Leven Na de Bom 1983-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester K-Tel 90-349-0471-7 ƒ19.50 347
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
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World 1999-10-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / Lowell House 0-7373-0271-2 $15.95 ix+
219
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 Ron Walotsky  
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World 2000-07-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / SFBC 0-7394-1147-0 / 13554 $11.98 xii+
219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow date unknown ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder SP5372 $0.75 258
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow date unknown ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder NP8162 $0.95 258
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
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow date unknown ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder SP5372 $0.75 258
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
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