ISFDB banner

Title: History Lesson

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

Title: History Lesson Title Record # 41314
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1949-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: From Arthur C. Clarke's Preface to Reach for Tomorrow: "Readers of my earlier collection, Expedition to Earth, may just conceivably be interested in knowing that History Lesson and Rescue Party both stemmed from the same forgotten original, though now it would be difficult to find two more contrasting endings."
User Rating: 5.33 (3 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: alien perspective (1), cold (1), science fiction (1), Earth (1), venus (1), glaciation (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1954BE CAREFUL!! There two different Arthur C. Clarke stories with this title. This one is a variant title of "History Lesson", and the other, published in 1953, is a variant title of "Encounter in the Dawn". If you don't have a date to determine which version of the Title you have, the variant of "History Lesson" ends with the words "A Walt Disney Production".
Expedition to Earth
Year Language Title
1955First published in Häpna!, 2/1955. This is a different translation from the 1984 version.
Swedish En historielektion
1955Translated by Eduardo Salades
Spanish Expedición a la Tierra
1957Translated by Walter Spiegl.
German Geschichtsunterricht
1960Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die letzte Botschaft
1960Translated by Tony Westermayr (1960)
German Geschichtsunterricht
1961Translated by C. Buddingh
Dutch Geschiedenisles
1962Translated by Bianca Russo
Italian Lezione di storia
1971Translated by an uncredited hand
French Leçon d'histoire
1971Translated by Marcel Battin
French Leçon d'histoire
1977Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French
Leçon d'histoire?Lecon d'histoire
1978Translated by Zoran Živković
Serbian
Čas istorije?Cas istorije
[as by Artur Klark]
1978Translated by Rita O'Neill and/or Armando Coelho Almeida Santos
Portuguese Uma lição de história
1982Translated by George Pînzaru Translated by Dan Merișca
Romanian
Lecția de istorie?Lectia de istorie
1982Translated by Zoran Živković
Croatian Sat historije
1984Translated by Ahrvid Engholm
Swedish Historielektion
1984Translated by Giuseppe Lippi
Italian Lezione di storia
1985Translated by Eurico da Fonseca.
Portuguese Lição de história [as by Artur C. Clarke]
1987Translated by Vladimir Colin and/or Ion Doru Brana and/or Smaranda Zănescu and/or Victor Kernbach and/or C. Vonghizas and/or George Veniamin and/or Al. Vilan and/or Mihai Bădescu and/or Ioana Robu and/or Veronica Pătruț
Romanian
Lecția de istorie?Lectia de istorie
Lectsia de istorie
1988Translated by Clarisse Tavares
Portuguese Expedição à Terra
1997Translated by Mihai-Dan Pavelescu
Romanian
Expediția spre Pământ?Expeditia spre Pamant
2013Translated by Denise Terrel revised by Tom Clegg
French Leçon d'histoire

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Startling Stories, May 1949 1949-05-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Better Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Earle Bergey Checkmark
Science-Fantasy, Winter 1950 1950-00-00 ed. Walter Gillings Nova Publications Ltd.  
1/6?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).
100
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 Turner Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1952-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.50?$: US dollar
xiii+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1953-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers / SFBC  
$1.90?$: US dollar
xiv+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1953-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers     xiv+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1953-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 52
$0.35?$: US dollar
165+
[4]
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1953-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books H-52
$2.00?$: US dollar
165
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Expedition to Earth 1954-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson  
8/6?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).
167
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Expedición a la Tierra 1955-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #8) 8   255
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 Armand  
Science Fiction Omnibus 1956-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books G-31
$0.35?$: US dollar
187
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
Utopia-Science-Fiction-Magazin, #7 1957-06-18 ed. Walter Ernsting Pabel USFM07
DM 1.50?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Morris Scott Dollens Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1959-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers S650
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).
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 John Richards Checkmark
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & Company  
$3.95?$: US dollar
584
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Longmans (Canada)  
C$4.50?C$: Canadian dollar
584
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World / SFBC  
$1.90?$: US dollar
xii+
584
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Arthur Hawkins Checkmark
Verbannt in die Zukunft 1960-00-09 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #10) Z 10
DM 6.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
183+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Verbannt in die Zukunft 1960-00-09 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #10) Z 10
DM 4.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
183+
[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
Science fiction verhalen 1961-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Prisma #633) 633   218
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1961-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 472K
$0.35?$: US dollar
167+
[2]
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Urania #279 1962-04-08 ed. uncredited Mondadori 279
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
157
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Science Fiction Omnibus 1963-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion F851
$0.50?$: US dollar
190
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
The Best of Sci-Fi (Three) 1964-00-00 ed. Cordelia Titcomb Smith Mayflower-Dell 3160
5/-?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).
288
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
Great Science Fiction Stories 1964-02-00 ed. Cordelia Titcomb Smith Dell Laurel-Leaf Library 3160
$0.50?$: US dollar
288
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
An Arthur C. Clarke Omnibus 1965-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson  
30/-?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).
253+
176+
167
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Great Science-Fiction 1965-00-00 ed. Tony Licata Three Star Books 102
$0.60?$: US dollar
128
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 M. Seltzer Checkmark
An Arthur C. Clarke Omnibus 1965-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ambassador  
C$7.50?C$: Canadian dollar
596
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Verbannt in die Zukunft 1965-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #054) 054
DM 2.40?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
183
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  
Expedition to Earth 1965-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books U2112
$0.50?$: US dollar
165
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1965-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books U2112
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
165
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1966-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books X462
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).
174
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
Expedition to Earth 1966-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books X462
A6/-?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).
174
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
An Arthur C. Clarke Omnibus 1966-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke The Science Fiction Book Club (UK)  
17/6?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).
596
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Beyond Belief 1966-04-00 ed. Richard J. Hurley Scholastic Book Services T573
$0.45?$: US dollar
188
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 Denny McMains Checkmark
Beyond Belief 1966-10-00 ed. Richard J. Hurley Scholastic Book Services T573
$0.45?$: US dollar
188
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 Denny McMains Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1968-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere 23973
5/-?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).
174
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 Robert McCall Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1969-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 01559
$0.75?$: US dollar
165+
[2]
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
Beyond Belief 1969-12-00 ed. Richard J. Hurley Scholastic Book Services T573
$0.50?$: US dollar
188
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 Denny McMains Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1970-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World  
$5.75?$: US dollar
viii+
181
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ken Braren Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1970-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 01559
$0.75?$: US dollar
165
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 Fiction: The Future 1971-00-00 ed. Dick Allen Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-578650-4
$3.75?$: US dollar
xiv+
345
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 Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1971-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 01559
$0.75?$: US dollar
165
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  
Fiction, #210 1971-06-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F4.00?F: French frank
164
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 Sarchielli Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1971-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 01559
$0.75?$: US dollar
165
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
SF: Inventing the Future 1972-00-00 ed. R. Duncan Appleford Bellhaven House 0-88774-303-X
C$3.75?C$: Canadian dollar
ix+
227
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 Garry C. Hamilton Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1972-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere Books 24198
£0.30?£: UK pound
174
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
Expedition to Earth 1972-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-02751-5
$1.25?$: US dollar
165
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1972-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-02751-5
C$1.25?C$: Canadian dollar
165
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Great Science Fiction Stories 1972-07-00 ed. Cordelia Titcomb Smith Dell Laurel-Leaf Library 3160
$0.50?$: US dollar
288
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
Expedition to Earth 1973-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere Books 0-7221-2423-6
£0.30?£: UK pound
174
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 David A. Hardy Checkmark
The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1971 1973-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere 0-7221-2426-0
£0.40?£: UK pound
336
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Det hände i morgon?Det hande i morgon
1973-00-00 ed. Sam J. Lundwall Delta (Stockholm) (Delta Science Fiction #5) 91-7228-013-1
skr 29.00?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
197
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  
Beyond Belief 1973-01-00 ed. Richard J. Hurley Scholastic Book Services T573   188
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 Denny McMains Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1973-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-02751-5
$1.25?$: US dollar
165
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1971 1973-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97979-8
£2.50?£: UK pound
336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Chris Foss  
Expedition to Earth 1973-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-22751-4
$1.25?$: US dollar
165
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Another Tomorrow 1974-00-00 ed. Bernard C. Hollister Pflaum 0-8278-0037-1   121
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 Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1974-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-22751-4
$1.25?$: US dollar
165
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1971 1974-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere 0-7221-2426-0
£0.40?£: UK pound
336
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Science Fiction Monthly, July 1974 1974-07-00 ed. Patricia Hornsey New English Library  
£0.25?£: UK pound
28
tabloid?11" by 16" magazine, usually newsprint, e.g. British Science Fiction Monthly.
mag Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Great Science Fiction Stories 1974-10-00 ed. Cordelia Titcomb Smith Dell Laurel-Leaf 3160
$0.95?$: US dollar
288
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
Transformations II: Understanding American History Through Science Fiction 1974-11-00 ed. Daniel Roselle Fawcett Crest P2327
$1.25?$: US dollar
143
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
Expedition to Earth 1975-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24849-X
$1.50?$: US dollar
165
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1955 1976-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere Books 0-7221-2410-4
£0.65?£: UK pound
152
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1955 1976-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere Books 0-7221-2410-4
£0.50?£: UK pound
152
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Science fiction verhalen 1976-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Prisma #1751) 90-274-0878-5   218
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 Alphons Koppelman Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1976-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-25587-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
165
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1976-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98352-3
£0.70?£: UK pound
174
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 Tim White Checkmark
Earth in Transit: Science Fiction and Contemporary Problems 1976-11-00 ed. Sheila Schwartz Dell Laurel-Leaf 2262
$1.25?$: US dollar
271
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
Expedition to Earth 1976-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-25587-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
165
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Science-Fiction Magazine, #2 1976-12-00 ed. Jean-Louis Ferrando Les Éditions de France  
F8.00?F: French frank
48
tabloid?11" by 16" magazine, usually newsprint, e.g. British Science Fiction Monthly.
mag Tim White Checkmark
Les meilleurs récits de Startling Stories 1977-11-04 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #784) 2-277-11784-6   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.
anth Earle K. Bergey Checkmark
S druge strane neba 1978-00-00 Artur Klark Jugoslavija (Kentaur)     207
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
Vladimir Pajević?Vladimir Pajevich
Vladimir Pajevic
Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1978-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27698-1
$1.75?$: US dollar
165
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Alguns do melhores contos de ficção científica?Alguns do melhores contos de ficcao cientifica
1978-03-00 ed. Romeu de Melo Moraes Editores (Aventura Interior #4)     234
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 Luís Duran Checkmark
Spedizione di soccorso 1978-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Mondadori (Classici Urania #17) 15197-7
Lit 1,000?Lit: Italian lira
182
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 Karel Thole  
Expedition to Earth 1979-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28467-4
$1.95?$: US dollar
165
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-32097-5
$?$: US dollar
xiii+
561
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1980-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke New English Library 0-283-98623-9
£0.95?£: UK pound
174
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 Tim White Checkmark
Catastrophes! 1981-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest 0-449-24425-3
$2.50?$: US dollar
413
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 John Berkey Checkmark
The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1955 1982-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sphere 0-7221-2410-4
£1.75?£: UK pound
152
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Almanah Anticipația 1983?Almanah Anticipatia 1983
1982-00-00 ed. Ioan Albescu, Alexandru Mironov,
Maria Păun?Maria Pahun
Maria Paun
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
(
Almanah Anticipația?Almanah Anticipatia
Almanah Anticipatsia
#1)
 
Lei 25?Lei: Romanian leu
320
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
Alexandru Andrieș?Alexandru Andries
,
Bogdan Mălinescu?Bogdan Malinescu
 
Sirius, #67 1982-01-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 30?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
148
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 Philip Lee Checkmark
Science Fiction A to Z: A Dictionary of the Great S.F. Themes 1982-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Houghton Mifflin 0-395-31285-X
$22.95?$: US dollar
xvii+
651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1982-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31057-8
$2.25?$: US dollar
165
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1983-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke New English Library 0-283-98623-9
£1.50?£: UK pound
174
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 Tim White Checkmark
Peter Davison's Book of Alien Planets 1983-02-00 ed. Peter Davison (I) Sparrow Books 0-09-930880-0
£0.95?£: UK pound
96
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Peter Davison's Book of Alien Planets 1983-02-00 ed. Peter Davison (I) Hutchinson 0-09-151430-4
£4.50?£: UK pound
96
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Foss  
The Omnibus of Science Fiction 1984-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Chatham River Press 0-517-45370-3
$1.98?$: US dollar
561
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #571) 0-87997-918-6 / UE1918
$3.50?$: US dollar
317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-918-6
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Teknikmagasinet, april 1984 1984-04-00 ed. Editors of Teknikmagasinet
Gammaförlaget?Gammaforlaget
     
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag  
Catastrofi! 1984-06-20 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Mondadori (Oscar #1767) 24800-5
Lit 8,000?Lit: Italian lira
512
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 Paolo Tassinari , Pierpaolo Vetta  
Os dias futuros 1985-00-00 Artur C. Clarke Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #334)     182
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 A. Pedro  
Prvi kontakt 1985-00-00 Artur Klark Književne novine     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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1985-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32824-8
$2.95?$: US dollar
165
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Faszination der Science Fiction 1985-05-00 Isaac Asimov, Martin W. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24068)
3-404-24068-5
DM 10.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
953
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 David Hardy Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1987-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98623-9
£1.95?£: UK pound
175
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 Danny Flynn Checkmark
Cosmos XXI: întîmplări dintr-un univers al păcii?Cosmos XXI: intimplari dintr-un univers al pacii
1987-00-00 ed. Alexandru Mironov, George Veniamin
Editura Politică?Editura Politica
    256
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth
Constantin Nițulescu?Constantin Nitulescu
Constantin Nitsulescu
 
Expedition to Earth 1987-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke New English Library 0-283-98623-9
£1.95?£: UK pound
175
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 Tim White  
Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-65754-6
$8.95?$: US dollar
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Expedição à Terra 1988-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke
Publicações Europa-América?Publicacoes Europa-America
(Livros de Bolso, série Ficção Científica #143)
    145
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 Tim White  
S druge strane neba 1988-00-00 Artur Klark Prosveta (Kentaur) 86-07-00197-3   207
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
Vladimir Pajević?Vladimir Pajevich
Vladimir Pajevic
Checkmark
Sfârșitul copilăriei și 11 nuvele?Sfarsitul copilariei si 11 nuvele
1997-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Editura Teora (Sci-Fi (Editura Teora) #23) 973-601-688-9   340
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 Peter Elson  
Expedition to Earth 1998-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-43073-5
$10.00?$: US dollar
xii+
178
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  
Expedition to Earth 1999-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Orbit 1-85723-903-2
£9.99?£: UK pound
xii+
180
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 Fred Gambino Checkmark
Expedition to Earth 1999-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Orbit 1-85723-918-0
£5.99?£: UK pound
xii+
180
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 Fred Gambino Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2000-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07065-X
£20.00?£: UK pound
x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll blacksheep Design Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4
$29.95?$: US dollar
x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor / SFBC 35027
$14.98?$: US dollar
x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8
£9.99?£: UK pound
x+
966
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 Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2002-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5
$17.95?$: US dollar
x+
966
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 Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2008-11-03 Arthur C. Clarke Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6906-1
$28.95?$: US dollar
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications  
Spedizione di soccorso 2008-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Mondadori (Urania Collezione #71) 71
€4.90?€: Euro
242
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 Franco Brambilla  
Science fiction verhalen 2011-04-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Vantoen.nu #633) 978-90-315-0506-7
€14.99?€: Euro
218
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 Eppo Doeve  
Odyssées: l'intégrale des nouvelles 2013-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bragelonne 978-2-35294-684-7
€28.00?€: Euro
1116
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 Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2016-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke RosettaBooks 978-0-7953-4973-7    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Corinna Lupp  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-918-6
$3.50?$: US dollar
317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4
$29.95?$: US dollar
x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8
£14.99?£: UK pound
x+
966
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 Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5
$19.95?$: US dollar
x+
966
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 Drive Communications Checkmark
View all covers for History Lesson (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page)
Copyright © 1995-2023 Al von Ruff and the ISFDB team
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (2006-04-24)