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Title: The Ringworld Engineers Title Record # 1299
Author: Larry Niven
Date: 1979-12-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Ringworld
Series Number: 2
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations Serializations
Year Language Title
1981Translated by Ruud Bal
Dutch De bouwers van Ringwereld
1981Translated by Ruud Bal (1981)
Dutch Bouwers van Ringwereld
1982Translated by Bodo Baumann
German Die Ringwelt-Ingenieure
1982Translated by Daniel Lemoine
French
Les ingénieurs de l'Anneau-Monde?Les ingenieurs de l'Anneau-Monde
1984
  • Translated by Mirjana Živković
Serbian Inženjeri Prstena [as by Lari Niven]
1995Translated by Bernadette Emerich
French Les ingénieurs de l'Anneau-Monde
1995 Italian Il segreto dei costruttori di Ringworld
1997Translated by Mihai Bădescu
Romanian Inginerii Lumii Inelare
Year Title
1979 The Ringworld Engineers (Part 1 of 4)
1979 The Ringworld Engineers (Part 2 of 4)
1979 The Ringworld Engineers (Part 3 of 4)
1980 The Ringworld Engineers (Part 4 of 4)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
24 1980 Locus Best SF Novel
3 1981 Hugo Best Novel
3 1981 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
Galileo, July 1979 1979-07-00 ed. Charles C. Ryan Avenue Victor Hugo  
$1.95?$: US dollar
96
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Cortney Skinner Checkmark
Galileo, September 1979 1979-09-00 ed. Charles C. Ryan Avenue Victor Hugo  
$1.95?$: US dollar
96
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Kelly Freas Checkmark
Galileo, November 1979 1979-11-00 ed. Charles C. Ryan Avenue Victor Hugo  
$1.95?$: US dollar
96
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Larry Blamire Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1979-12-00 Larry Niven Phantasia Press 0-932096-03-4
$30.00?$: US dollar
viii+
355
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Paul Lehr Checkmark
Galileo, January 1980 1980-01-00 ed. Charles C. Ryan Avenue Victor Hugo  
$1.95?$: US dollar
96
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Fred Knecht Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1980-03-00 Larry Niven Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-021376-2
$9.95?$: US dollar
xi+
357
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1980-05-00 Larry Niven Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-021376-2
$9.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
357
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1980-05-00 Larry Niven Holt, Rinehart and Winston / SFBC 3779
$3.50?$: US dollar
ix+
307+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1980-08-00 Larry Niven Gollancz 0-575-02791-6
£6.50?£: UK pound
xi+
354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Dale Gustafson  
De bouwers van Ringwereld 1981-00-00 Larry Niven Gradivus (Gradivus SF) 90-6317-573-6
ƒ22.90?ƒ: Dutch guilder
268
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.
novel E. B. Wilkins Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8074-6
£1.50?£: UK pound
xiii+
354
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
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8074-6
£1.50?£: UK pound
xiii+
354
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
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8074-6
£1.75?£: UK pound
354
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
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-26009-0
C$2.95?C$: Canadian dollar
x+
356
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-26009-0
$2.50?$: US dollar
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-05-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-26009-0
$2.50?$: US dollar
x+
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-07-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-26009-0
C$2.95?C$: Canadian dollar
x+
356
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1981-12-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30469-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
xii+
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
Die Ringwelt-Ingenieure 1982-03-00 Larry Niven
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24028)
3-404-24028-6
DM 8.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
430
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
The Ringworld Engineers 1982-09-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30469-1
C$3.50?C$: Canadian dollar
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
Les ingénieurs de l'Anneau-Monde 1982-09-15 Larry Niven OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #87) 2-7201-0155-9
F160.00?F: French frank
445
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Patrice Larue  
The Ringworld Engineers 1983-05-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30469-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1983-07-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30469-1
C$3.50?C$: Canadian dollar
xi+
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1984-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8074-6
£2.50?£: UK pound
354
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  
Inženjeri Prstena 1984-00-00 Lari Niven Polaris Beograd (SF biblioteka Polaris)     230
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.
novel
Željko Pahek?Zeljko Pahek
Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1984-01-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31676-2
$2.95?$: US dollar
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1985-10-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$3.50?$: US dollar
xi+
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1985-10-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
C$4.75?C$: Canadian dollar
xi+
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
Les ingénieurs de l'Anneau-Monde 1985-11-00 Larry Niven OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #137) 2-7201-0268-1
F39.00?F: French frank
316
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  
The Ringworld Engineers 1987-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8074-6
£2.95?£: UK pound
xiii+
354
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
The Ringworld Engineers 1987-12-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$3.95?$: US dollar
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
Die Ringwelt-Ingenieure 1988-08-00 Larry Niven
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24028)
3-404-24028-6
DM 8.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
430
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
The Ringworld Engineers 1990-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8074-6
£3.99?£: UK pound
xiii+
354
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
Bouwers van Ringwereld 1990-06-00 Larry Niven Meulenhoff (M=SF #281) 90-290-4082-3   272
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.
novel Peter A. Jones Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1992-05-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-111-2
£4.99?£: UK pound
354
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  
Die Ringwelt-Ingenieure 1993-11-00 Larry Niven
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24177)
3-404-24177-0
DM 9.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
430
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
Robert André?Robert Andre
 
Die Ringwelt-Ingenieure 1994-09-00 Larry Niven
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24177)
3-404-24177-0
DM 9.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
430
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
Robert André?Robert Andre
Checkmark
Les ingénieurs de l'Anneau-Monde 1995-02-03 Larry Niven J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #3893) 2-277-23893-7   445
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 Philippe Caza  
Il segreto dei costruttori di Ringworld 1995-10-00 Larry Niven Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #148) 88-429-0849-5
Lit 22,000?Lit: Italian lira
x+
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.
novel Peter Jones  
The Ringworld Engineers 1996-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-111-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
354
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 Fred Gambino Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1996-04-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
355
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 Dale Gustafson Checkmark
Bouwers van Ringwereld 1996-04-00 Larry Niven Meulenhoff 90-290-5153-1   271
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.
novel Peter A. Jones Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers 1996-06-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
355
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 Donato Giancola  
Inginerii Lumii Inelare 1997-00-00 Larry Niven Editura Teora (Sci-Fi (Editura Teora) #25) 973-601-353-7
Lei 20,000?Lei: Romanian leu
306
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.
novel Luis Royo  
The Ringworld Engineers 1997-05-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-41841-7
$11.00?$: US dollar
ix+
307
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.
novel  
The Ringworld Engineers 1997-12-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-111-2
£5.99?£: UK pound
354
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 Barclay Shaw  
Les ingénieurs de l'Anneau-Monde 2006-01-00 Larry Niven
Mnémos?Mnemos
(Icares)
2-915159-61-0
€20.00?€: Euro
383
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.
novel Gil Formosa  
The Ringworld Engineers 2008-11-11 Larry Niven Paw Prints 978-1-4395-7246-7
$16.99?$: US dollar
 
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Ringworld Engineers 2015-04-29 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency  
$6.49?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Inginerii Lumii Inelare 2019-03-00 Larry Niven Editura Paladin (Science-fiction (Editura Paladin)) 978-606-8673-93-6
Lei 39?Lei: Romanian leu
408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Ringworld Engineers date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$6.99?$: US dollar
355
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 Donato Giancola Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$7.99?$: US dollar
x+
355
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 Donato Giancola Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$6.99?$: US dollar
x+
355
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 Donato Giancola Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$7.99?$: US dollar
x+
355
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 Donato Giancola Checkmark
The Ringworld Engineers date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33430-2
$7.99?$: US dollar
x+
355
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 Donato Giancola Checkmark
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