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Title: The Gun Without a Bang Title Record # 71155
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1958-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1958 The Gun Without a Bang [as by Finn O'Donnevan]
Year Language Title
1958Translated by Isabella Spelta
Italian L'arma che non fa "pum" [as by Finn O'Donnevan]
1958 French Faillite de l'arme atomique [as by Finn O'Donnevan]
1963Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die perfekte Waffe
1967Translated by Pierre Billon
French L'arme absolue
1970Translated by Felix Visser
Dutch Het geluidloze wapen
1977Translated by Bernd Rullkötter
German Die Pistole ohne Knall
1988Translated by Sonja Lovasić
Croatian
Nečujno oružje?Necujno oruzje
Nechujno oruzhje

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1958 1958-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Pederson Checkmark
Galaxy #3 1958-08-00 ed. R. Valente Editrice Due Mondi (Italy) 3
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
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 Finlay Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #59 October 1958 1958-10-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour  
F100.00?F: French frank
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  
The Fourth Galaxy Reader 1959-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)  
$3.95?$: US dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Arthur Renshaw  
The Fourth Galaxy Reader 1959-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Doubleday / SFBC  
$1.20?$: US dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Arthur Renshaw Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 76 1959-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications  
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).
196
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
Store of Infinity 1960-11-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books A2170
$0.35?$: US dollar
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$0.35?C$: Canadian dollar
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
The Fourth Galaxy Reader 1960-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Permabooks M4184
$0.35?$: US dollar
xii+
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Das geteilte Ich 1963-01-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #39) Z 39
DM 5.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
188+
[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 1963-01-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #39) Z 39
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
188+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer  
Das geteilte Ich 1966-02-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #064) 064
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
188+
[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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Les courants de l'espace 1967-06-20 Isaac Asimov OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #3)  
F6.00?F: French frank
254
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.
novel Bruce Wayne Checkmark
Een wereld naar keuze 1970-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte beertjes #1320) 90-229-1320-1
ƒ2.75?ƒ: Dutch guilder
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 0-553-05229-2 / H5229
$0.60?$: US dollar
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
Science Fact/Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Edmund J. Farrell, Thomas E. Gage, John Pfordresher, Raymond J. Rodrigues Scott, Foresman and Company (The Man in Literature Program) 0-673-03407-0   xv+
394
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 Jack Youngerman Checkmark
Wondermakers 2 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Premier P635
$1.25?$: US dollar
320
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 FMA Checkmark
Science Fiction Story Reader 8 1977-07-00 ed. Herbert W. Franke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3549) 3-453-30443-8
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
160
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 Olof Feindt Checkmark
Das geteilte Ich 1979-08-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23064) 3-442-23064-0
DM 5.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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.
coll
Jürgen Rogner?Juergen Rogner
Checkmark
Le prix du danger et autres nouvelles 1983-03-18 Robert Sheckley J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1474) 2-277-21474-4   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.
coll Gyula Konkoly Checkmark
Aus dem Tagebuch einer Ameise 1985-00-00 ed. Michael Szameit Neues Leben  
M 12.50?M: East German mark
291
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Werner Ruhner  
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1987-01-00 Robert Sheckley
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090)
3-404-24090-1
DM 10.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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.
omni Tim White Checkmark
Sirius, #143 1988-04-05 ed.
Hrvoje Prćić?Hrvoje Prcic
Vjesnik  
Din 1,200?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
132
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
Roman Markuš?Roman Markus
Checkmark
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1988-09-00 Robert Sheckley
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090)
3-404-24090-1
DM 10.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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.
omni Tim White 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  
$150.00?$: US dollar
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
$12.95?$: US dollar
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  
Store of Infinity 2014-05-13 Robert Sheckley Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-4998-9
$3.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Store of Infinity 2014-10-30 Robert Sheckley Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0763-9
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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