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Title: By the Waters of Babylon Title Record # 69889
Author: Stephen Vincent Benét
Date: 1937-00-00
Variant Title of: The Place of the Gods (1937) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Included in The Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benét, Holt Rhinehardt & Winston, according to acknowledgements page in Beyond Armageddon (hc)
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Thirteen O'Clock: Stories of Several Worlds 1937-10-11 Stephen Vincent Benét Farrar & Rinehart  
$2.50?$: US dollar
viii+
305
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Thirteen O'Clock: Stories of Several Worlds 1938-02-00 Stephen Vincent Benét William Heinemann  
7/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Thirteen O'Clock 1939-00-00 Stephen Vincent Benét William Heinemann  
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benét 1942-00-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Farrar & Rinehart  
$5.00?$: US dollar
xiv+
487+
483
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benét: Volume Two, Prose 1942-06-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Farrar & Rinehart     483
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Short Stories of Stephen Vincent Benét - A Selection 1943-00-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Editions for the Armed Services C-77
$0.00?$: US dollar
319
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  
Twenty-Five Short Stories by Stephen Vincent Benét 1943-00-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Sun Dial Press  
$1.49?$: US dollar
xiii+
274
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Pocket Book of Science-Fiction 1943-03-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Pocket Books 214
$0.25?$: US dollar
x+
310
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 Pocket Book of Science-Fiction 1943-06-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Pocket Books 214
$0.25?$: US dollar
x+
310
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  
The Pocket Book of Science-Fiction 1943-08-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Pocket Books 214
$0.25?$: US dollar
x+
310
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
Avon Ghost Reader 1946-00-00 ed. uncredited Avon Book Co. (New Avon Library #90) 90
$0.25?$: US dollar
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
The Stephen Vincent Benét Pocket Book 1946-10-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Pocket Books 360
$0.25?$: US dollar
x+
414
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  
Selected Stories 1947-00-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Maurice Fridberg (Hour-Glass Library #9)  
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
135
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Pocket Book of Science-Fiction 1947-04-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Pocket Books 214
$0.25?$: US dollar
x+
310
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  
The Armchair Science Reader 1959-00-00 ed. Isabel S. Gordon, Sophie Sorkin Simon & Schuster  
$7.95?$: US dollar
832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Cities of Wonder 1966-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday  
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Cities of Wonder 1966-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday  
$4.50?$: US dollar
[xii]+
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Rombola Checkmark
The Devil and Daniel Webster and Other Stories 1967-00-00 Stephen Vincent Benét Archway / Washington Square Press 29013
$0.50?$: US dollar
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  
Cities of Wonder 1967-04-00 ed. Damon Knight Macfadden-Bartell 75-183
$0.75?$: US dollar
251
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1967-04-00 ed. Damon Knight Macfadden-Bartell 75-183
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
251
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Designs in Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Elizabeth Scheld The Macmillan Company 28958   xii+
256
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 Jo Polseno Checkmark
Stories and Storytellers 1968-01-01 ed. David Aloian Addison-Wesley     273
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Cities of Wonder 1968-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Dennis Dobson 0-234-77059-7
25/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
xi+
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Secret Sharer and Other Great Stories 1969-02-00 ed. Abraham H. Lass, Norma L. Tasman Mentor / New American Library MQ913
$0.95?$: US dollar
352
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
Cities of Wonder 1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Sphere 53058
£0.30?£: UK pound
239
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
Cities of Wonder 1971-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Macfadden-Bartell 95-166
$0.95?$: US dollar
251
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
A Spectrum of Worlds 1972-09-00 ed. Thomas D. Clareson Doubleday 0-385-01657-3
$5.95?$: US dollar
311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
Science Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson McDougal, Littell & Co.     247
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  
$6.95?$: US dollar
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  
Science Fiction 1975-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-41723-X   247
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ben Cunningham Checkmark
Science Fiction 1975-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-51723-4   247+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ben Cunningham Checkmark
Science Fiction 1979-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson Littell & Co. 0-88343-164-5   254
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  
50 Great American Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Milton Crane Bantam Books (Bantam Literature) 0-553-14528-2
$2.95?$: US dollar
x+
502
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  
Science Fiction 1984-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson McDougal, Littell & Co. 0-88343-164-5   254
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 William Seabright 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
$18.95?$: US dollar
[ix]+
387
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Loretta Trezzo Checkmark
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-00-00 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3079-3
$49.99?$: US dollar
992
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  
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-12-20 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4035-8
$39.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
By the Waters of Babylon, and Other Fantasies and Prophecies 2014-11-09 Stephen Vincent Benét Hythloday Press 978-0-692-33019-7
$9.85?$: US dollar
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  
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