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This page is the wiki-page for the publication Ringworld. This page may be used for bibliographic comments or extended notes about the publication, or discussion on how the publication is to be recorded. The link above leads to the ISFDB publication record for RNGWRLD1970. To discuss what should go on this page, use the talk page.

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How to Identify a Ringworld First Edition

  • First Edition Points
    • Cover front upper right states: Original 95¢
    • On unnumbered page [2] at the bottom is stated in italics: This is an original publication--not a reprint.
    • Verso (Reverse) of Title Page, unnumbered page [4] states: First Printing: October, 1970
    • Earth is rotating the wrong way in chapter 1
      • Page 1, paragraph 4 begins:
        • "In Greenwich, where his party was still going full blast, it was already the morning after his birthday. Here in Munich, it was an hour earlier."

Other Bibliographic Notes

  • Cover front near spine states: Ballantine Books Science Fiction 02046•4•095
  • Spine has an composite SBN: 345•02046•4•095
  • Verso states:SBN 345-02046-4-095
  • TP states publisher as: Ballantine Books New York
  • TP also states below publisher: An Intext Publisher
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