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Title: The State of the Art Title Record # 91908
Author: Iain M. Banks
Date: 1989-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Culture
Series Number: 3
Language: English
Note: First published in 1989 as a stand-alone work titled The State of the Art by Mark V. Ziesing, per copyright page of the story collection also entitled The State of the Art.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1992Translated by Irene Bonhorst
German Der letzte Stand der Kunst [as by Iain Banks]
1996 French L'état des arts
2010Translated by Sonia Quémener
French L'essence de l'art
2011Translated by Cristina Gómez Llorente
Spanish Última generación
2014Translated by Igor Rendic
Croatian Vrhunsko stanje stvari

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The State of the Art 1989-05-00 Iain M. Banks Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-06-6 $16.00 [148]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Arnie Fenner Checkmark
The State of the Art 1989-05-00 Iain M. Banks Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-07-4 $40.00 [148]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Arnie Fenner  
The State of the Art 1991-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 0-356-19669-0 £12.95 182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The State of the Art 1991-03-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 0-356-19669-0 £12.95 182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Ein Geschenk der Kultur 1992-00-00 Iain Banks Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4904) 3-453-05827-5 DM 9.80 286
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 John Harris  
The State of the Art 1993-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £5.99 216
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 State of the Art 1994-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £5.99 216
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 State of the Art 1996-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £5.99 216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1996-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £0.00 216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
L'état des arts 1996-10-00 Iain M. Banks DLM 2-87795-092-1 F75.00 125
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.
chap Henri Dhellemmes Checkmark
The State of the Art 1997-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £5.99 216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1997-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £5.99 216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1998-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £6.99 216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1999-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £6.99 216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 2001-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £7.99 216
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 Mark Salwowski  
The State of the Art 2004-11-00 Iain M. Banks Night Shade Books 1-892389-38-X $25.00 188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
The State of the Art 2004-11-00 Iain M. Banks Night Shade Books 1-892389-99-1 $45.00 188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
The State of the Art 2005-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £7.99 216
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 State of the Art 2006-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2 £7.99 216
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 State of the Art 2007-04-00 Iain M. Banks Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-074-7 $14.95 188
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
L'essence de l'art 2010-03-00 Iain M. Banks Le Bélial' 978-2-84344-097-7 €21.00 278
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 Manchu Checkmark
The State of the Art 2010-03-04 Iain M. Banks Hachette Digital 978-0-7481-1007-0 £5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Blacksheep  
The State of the Art 2011-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-030-7 £8.99 214
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 Blacksheep Checkmark
Última generación 2011-05-00 Iain M. Banks La Factoría de Ideas (Solaris Ficción #150) 978-84-9800-692-6 €20.95 279
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 Koldo Campo  
The State of the Art 2013-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-030-7 £8.99 214
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 Blacksheep Checkmark
The State of the Art 2013-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-030-7 £8.99 214
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 Blacksheep  
Titan 2 2014-11-00 ed. Davorin Horak Hanger 7 978-953-57638-1-9   629
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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