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Title: A Spaceship for the King Title Record # 1668
Author: Jerry Pournelle
Date: 1973-02-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: CoDominium Universe
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: The 1981 version published as "King David's Spaceship" was revised.
User Rating: 4.00 (1 vote) Including variants and translations: 7.00 (5 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
1981A revision of the 1973 novel A Spaceship for the King.
King David's Spaceship
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Lore Straßl; the publications of this translation use a likely abridged version
German
Ein Raumschiff für den König?Ein Raumschiff für den Koenig
1983Translated by Barbara Heidkamp
German König Davids Raumschiff
Year Title
1971 A Spaceship for the King (Part 1 of 3)
1972 A Spaceship for the King (Part 2 of 3)
1972 A Spaceship for the King (Part 3 of 3)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
14 1982 Locus Best SF Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, December 1971 1971-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell Condé Nast  
$0.60?$: US dollar
180
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, January 1972 1972-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Condé Nast  
$0.60?$: US dollar
180
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, February 1972 1972-02-00 ed. Ben Bova Condé Nast  
$0.60?$: US dollar
180
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
A Spaceship for the King 1973-02-00 Jerry Pournelle DAW Books (DAW Collectors #42) 0-87997-042-1 / UQ1042
$0.95?$: US dollar
157
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
A Spaceship for the King 1973-02-00 Jerry Pournelle DAW Books / New American Library of Canada UQ1042
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
157
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
Ein Raumschiff für den König 1974-07-23 Jerry Pournelle Pabel-Moewig (Terra Astra #154) TA154
DM 1.50?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
65
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".
novel Eddie Jones Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1981-00-00 Jerry Pournelle Orbit 0-7088-8087-8
£1.95?£: UK pound
332
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1981-01-00 Jerry Pournelle Simon & Schuster 0-671-25328-X
$11.95?$: US dollar
283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Charles Kreloff Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1981-07-00 Jerry Pournelle Simon & Schuster / SFBC 5214
$2.98?$: US dollar
xii+
275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Charles Kreloff Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1981-10-00 Jerry Pournelle Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-43105-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
260
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1981-10-00 Jerry Pournelle Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-43105-6
C$3.25?C$: Canadian dollar
[12]+
260
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1982-00-00 Jerry Pournelle Macdonald 0-356-08506-6
£6.95?£: UK pound
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Peter Jones  
King David's Spaceship 1982-09-00 Jerry Pournelle Readers Union / The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 1199
£?£: UK pound
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
König Davids Raumschiff 1983-11-00 Jerry Pournelle
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(
Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Bestseller?Bastei Luebbe Science Fiction Bestseller
#22061)
3-404-22061-7
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
348
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 Chris Moore  
King David's Spaceship 1984-00-00 Jerry Pournelle Orbit 0-7088-8087-8
£2.50?£: UK pound
332
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1987-02-00 Jerry Pournelle Baen Books 0-671-65616-3
$2.95?$: US dollar
366
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1987-02-00 Jerry Pournelle Baen Books 0-671-65616-3
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
366
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
King David's Spaceship 1988-00-00 Jerry Pournelle Orbit 0-7088-8087-8
£3.50?£: UK pound
332
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 Peter Jones  
King David's Spaceship 1991-07-00 Jerry Pournelle Baen Books 0-671-72068-6
$4.95?$: US dollar
366
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 David Hardy Checkmark
Fires of Freedom 2009-05-00 Jerry Pournelle Baen Books 978-1-4165-9161-0
$14.00?$: US dollar
467
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.
omni Kurt Miller  
Fires of Freedom 2010-07-00 Jerry Pournelle Baen Books 978-1-4391-3374-3
$7.99?$: US dollar
616
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 Kurt Miller  
King David's Spaceship 2013-12-02 Jerry Pournelle Baen Books 978-1-61824-082-8
$6.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel David A. Hardy  
King David's Spaceship date unknown Jerry Pournelle Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-43105-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
260
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
King David's Spaceship date unknown Jerry Pournelle Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-43105-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
260
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
King David's Spaceship date unknown Jerry Pournelle Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-43105-6
C$3.25?C$: Canadian dollar
[12]+
260
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
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