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Title: The State of the Art Title Record # 91908
Author: Iain M. Banks
Date: 1989-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Culture
Series Number: 3
Language: English
Note: First published in 1989 as a stand-alone work titled The State of the Art by Mark V. Ziesing, per copyright page of the story collection also entitled The State of the Art.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1992Translated by Irene Bonhorst
German Der letzte Stand der Kunst [as by Iain Banks]
1996 French L'état des arts
2010Translated by Sonia Quémener
French L'essence de l'art
2011Translated by Cristina Gómez Llorente
Spanish Última generación
2014Translated by Igor Rendic
Croatian Vrhunsko stanje stvari

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The State of the Art 1989-05-00 Iain M. Banks Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-07-4
$40.00?$: US dollar
[148]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Arnie Fenner Checkmark
The State of the Art 1989-05-00 Iain M. Banks Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-06-6
$16.00?$: US dollar
[148]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Arnie Fenner Checkmark
The State of the Art 1991-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 0-356-19669-0
£12.95?£: UK pound
182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The State of the Art 1991-03-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 0-356-19669-0
£12.95?£: UK pound
182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ein Geschenk der Kultur 1992-00-00 Iain Banks Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4904) 3-453-05827-5
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
286
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 Harris Checkmark
The State of the Art 1993-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Checkmark
The State of the Art 1994-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Checkmark
The State of the Art 1996-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1996-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£0.00?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
L'état des arts 1996-10-00 Iain M. Banks DLM 2-87795-092-1
F75.00?F: French frank
125
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.
chap Henri Dhellemmes  
The State of the Art 1997-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1997-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1998-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£6.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 1999-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£6.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski Checkmark
The State of the Art 2001-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£7.99?£: UK pound
216
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 Mark Salwowski  
The State of the Art 2004-11-00 Iain M. Banks Night Shade Books 1-892389-99-1
$45.00?$: US dollar
188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
The State of the Art 2004-11-00 Iain M. Banks Night Shade Books 1-892389-38-X
$25.00?$: US dollar
188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards Checkmark
The State of the Art 2005-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£7.99?£: UK pound
216
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 State of the Art 2006-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-030-2
£7.99?£: UK pound
216
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 State of the Art 2007-04-00 Iain M. Banks Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-074-7
$14.95?$: US dollar
188
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
L'essence de l'art 2010-03-00 Iain M. Banks
Le Bélial'?Le Belial'
978-2-84344-097-7
€21.00?€: Euro
278
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 Manchu  
The State of the Art 2010-03-04 Iain M. Banks Hachette Digital 978-0-7481-1007-0
£5.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Blacksheep  
The State of the Art 2011-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-030-7
£8.99?£: UK pound
214
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
Última generación 2011-05-00 Iain M. Banks La Factoría de Ideas (Solaris Ficción #150) 978-84-9800-692-6
€20.95?€: Euro
279
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 Koldo Campo  
The State of the Art 2013-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-030-7
£8.99?£: UK pound
214
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 State of the Art 2013-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-030-7
£8.99?£: UK pound
214
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  
L'essence de l'art 2013-02-00 Iain M. Banks Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #32868) 978-2-253-15990-2
€7.10?€: Euro
309
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  
The State of the Art 2013-11-30 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-0-356-52166-4
£10.99?£: UK pound
224
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  
Titan 2 2014-11-00 ed. Davorin Horak Hangar 7 978-953-57638-1-9   629
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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