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Title: Defense Mechanism Title Record # 52188
Author: Katherine MacLean
Date: 1949-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), telepathy (1) Add Tags

Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1949 1949-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
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 Alejandro Checkmark
Big Book of Science Fiction 1950-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
vii+
545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Beyond the Barriers of Space and Time 1954-11-00 ed. Judith Merril Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
294
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth H. Lawrence Hoffman Checkmark
Beyond the Barriers of Space and Time 1955-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Sidgwick & Jackson  
10/6?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).
xiii+
290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Beyond the Barriers of Space and Time 1955-03-00 ed. Judith Merril Random House / SFBC  
$1.15?$: US dollar
xiv+
271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth H. Lawrence Hoffman Checkmark
Beyond the Barriers of Space and Time 1957-01-00 ed. Judith Merril The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 24
5/6?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).
290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Diploids 1962-00-00 Katherine MacLean Avon G1143
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
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 Checkmark
The Diploids 1962-00-00 Katherine MacLean Avon G1143
$0.50?$: US dollar
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 Checkmark
The Diploids 1973-00-00 Katherine MacLean Manor Books 95-228
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Checkmark
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1978-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers     545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Diploids 1981-05-00 Katherine MacLean Gregg Press 0-8398-2510-2
$13.95?$: US dollar
200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
First Voyages 1981-05-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Damon Knight, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-77586-7
$2.95?$: US dollar
x+
373
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
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books 0-517-35726-7   545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ray Yeldham 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
101 Science Fiction Stories 1986-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Avenel Books 0-517-60669-0
$7.98?$: US dollar
xvii+
651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas  
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
The Giant Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Magpie Books 1-85487-150-1
3.99?: UK pound
xvii+
651
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The Diploids 2000-03-01 Katherine MacLean Wildside Press 1-58715-128-6
$15.00?$: US dollar
196
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  
101 Science Fiction Stories date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Avenel Books 0-517-60669-0
$7.98?$: US dollar
651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
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
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