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Title: Downward to the Earth Title Record # 2077
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date: 1969-11-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: Edmund Gunderson was the Terran administrator of the colony world of Belzagor, and he returns to it after it has gained independence, feeling a sense of guilt for the way he has treated its dominant species, the elephant-like nildoror, whose animalistic appearance had kept Gunderson from taking them seriously as sentient beings. On his return, he feels a new sense of kinship with the natives, perhaps more than for the Terran tourists. The nildoror undergo a process of rebirth, and Gunderson's greatest guilt comes from having denied rebirth to seven nildoror to make them help him repair flood damage.(From Wikipedia)
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Other Titles

Translations Serializations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Jacques Guiod
French Les profondeurs de la terre
1973Translated by Walter Brumm
German Die Mysterien von Belzagor
1979 Italian Mutazione
1981Translated by Margarita González Trejo.
Spanish Regreso a Belzagor
Year Title
1969 Downward to the Earth (Part 1 of 4)
1969Mistakenly listed as "Down to the Earth" in the Galaxy TOC.
Downward to the Earth (Part 2 of 4)
1970 Downward to the Earth (Part 3 of 4)
1970 Downward to the Earth (Part 4 of 4)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, November 1969 1969-11-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation  
$0.60?$: 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 Gaughan Checkmark
Galaxy Magazine, December 1969 1969-12-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation  
$0.60?$: 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 Jack Gaughan , Phoebe Gaughan Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], December 1969 1969-12-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal-Tandem Publishing Company Ltd.  
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).
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 Gaughan  
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], January 1970 1970-01-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal-Tandem Publishing Company Ltd.  
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).
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 Jack Gaughan , Phoebe Gaughan  
Galaxy Magazine, February 1970 1970-02-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation  
$0.60?$: 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 Gaughan Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], March 1970 1970-03-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal-Tandem Publishing Company Ltd.  
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).
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 Gaughan  
Galaxy Magazine, March 1970 1970-03-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation  
$0.60?$: 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 Gaughan Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], April 1970 1970-04-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal-Tandem Publishing Company Ltd.  
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).
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 Gaughan Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1970-08-00 Robert Silverberg Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 2404
$1.49?$: US dollar
[7]+
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1971-01-00 Robert Silverberg Signet / New American Library 0-451-04497-5 / T4497
$0.75?$: US dollar
176
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1971-01-00 Robert Silverberg Signet / New American Library of Canada T4497
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
176
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Le fils de l'homme / Les profondeurs de la terre 1973-02-10 Robert Silverberg OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #41)     416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Die Mysterien von Belzagor 1973-06-00 Robert Silverberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3345) 3345
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
127
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 C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1977-08-00 Robert Silverberg Gollancz 0-575-02298-1
£3.95?£: UK pound
189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1978-12-00 Robert Silverberg Pan Books 0-330-25591-6
£0.75?£: UK pound
173
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 Stuart Hughes (artist) Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1979-02-00 Robert Silverberg Berkley Books 0-425-03952-8
$1.95?$: US dollar
ix+
181
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Mutazione 1979-03-00 Robert Silverberg Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #85)  
Lit 2,500?Lit: Italian lira
vi+
168
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Les profondeurs de la terre 1980-00-00 Robert Silverberg Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7063) 2-253-02577-1   285
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
Gérard Ruffin?Gerard Ruffin
Checkmark
Regreso a Belzagor 1981-00-00 Robert Silverberg Martínez Roca (Super Ficción (1ª época) #66) 84-270-0681-0   167
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 Salinas Blanch  
A Robert Silverberg Omnibus 1981-02-00 Robert Silverberg Harper & Row 0-06-014047-X
$14.95?$: US dollar
x+
544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Ron Walotsky Checkmark
A Robert Silverberg Omnibus 1981-09-00 Robert Silverberg Harper & Row / SFBC 5726
$9.98?$: US dollar
x+
497
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Ron Walotsky  
Downward to the Earth 1984-02-00 Robert Silverberg Bantam Books 0-553-24043-9
$2.50?$: US dollar
181
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Les profondeurs de la terre 1987-10-00 Robert Silverberg Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7063) 2-253-02577-1   285
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 Jackie Paternoster  
Three Novels: The World Inside / Thorns / Downward to the Earth 1988-05-00 Robert Silverberg Bantam Spectra 0-553-27287-X
$4.95?$: US dollar
viii+
487
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 Gary Rudell Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 1990-01-00 Robert Silverberg VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #40) 0-575-04734-8
£3.50?£: UK pound
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.
novel Jim Burns Checkmark
Edge of Light 1998-02-00 Robert Silverberg Voyager / HarperCollins 0-00-648038-1
£9.99?£: UK pound
981
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 Fred Gambino  
Les profondeurs de la terre 2002-04-00 Robert Silverberg Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7063) 2-253-02577-1
€5.95?€: Euro
285
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 Jackie Paternoster  
Downward to the Earth 2004-02-00 Robert Silverberg Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #56) 0-575-07523-6
£6.99?£: UK pound
213
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Downward to the Earth 2011-09-29 Robert Silverberg Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10615-4
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Downward to the Earth 2012-08-00 Robert Silverberg Orb 978-0-7653-3173-1
$15.99?$: US dollar
254
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 Tomasz Maronski  
Downward to the Earth 2012-08-07 Robert Silverberg Orb 978-1-4299-4227-0
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Tomasz Maronski  
Downward to the Earth 2012-08-07 Robert Silverberg Orb / SFBC 1363683
$14.99?$: US dollar
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Tomasz Maronski  
Downward to the Earth 2015-04-09 Robert Silverberg Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-1192-6
£8.99?£: UK pound
254
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Les profondeurs de la terre 2016-07-00 Robert Silverberg Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche #7063) 978-2-253-02577-1
€6.90?€: Euro
285
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 Alain Brion  
Downward to the Earth 2022-03-15 Robert Silverberg Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-7405-6
$11.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Downward to the Earth date unknown Robert Silverberg Signet / New American Library W7134
$1.50?$: US dollar
176
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
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