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Title: Don't Live in the Past

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Title: Don't Live in the Past Title Record # 56202
Author: Damon Knight
Date: 1951-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: There has been an accident: several items have fallen in the past. A man is sent to make sure they won't cause any harm. He observes when first items appear at inappropriate moment. Eventually he gets stranded in the past and finds that things he has learned about history aren't as accurate as he thought, and that his future isn't such a utopia he had thought.
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Year Language Title
1976Translated by Jacques Parsons
French Ne vivez pas dans le passť !

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1951 1951-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold World Editions, Inc.  
$0.35?$: 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 Emsh Checkmark
Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1952-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers  
$3.50?$: US dollar
x+
566
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Arbib Checkmark
Turning On: Thirteen Stories 1966-08-00 Damon Knight Doubleday  
$3.50?$: US dollar
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Donald Crews , Ann Crews Checkmark
Turning On 1967-00-00 Damon Knight Ace Books G-677
$0.50?$: US dollar
160
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 Gaughan Checkmark
Turning On 1967-06-00 Damon Knight Gollancz (Gollancz SF Series (2))  
18/-?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).
159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Turning On 1969-00-00 Damon Knight Sphere Books 53023
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).
159
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
Les univers de Damon Knight 1976-02-10 Damon Knight OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #60) 2-7201-0045-5   486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Turning On 2011-09-29 Damon Knight Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11139-4
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Far Out / In Deep / Off Centre / Turning On 2014-08-14 Damon Knight Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-11121-9
£20.00?£: UK pound
xii+
530
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
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