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Title: The Wall Around the World Title Record # 40810
Author: Theodore R. Cogswell
Date: 1953-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1953 The Wall Around the World [as by Theodore Cogswell]
Year Language Title
1963Translated by M. Daenner and R. Rose
German Die Mauer um die Welt
1978Translated by Hans Kemming
Dutch De muur rondom de wereld [as by Theodore Cogswell]
1987Translated by Giampaolo Cossato and Sandro Sandrelli
Italian Il muro intorno al mondo
1988 Hungarian Fal a világ körül [as by Theodore Cogswell]
1990 Portuguese A muralha ao redor do mundo

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 2004 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Beyond Fantasy Fiction, September 1953 1953-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.35?$: 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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Beyond Fantasy Fiction [UK], v1 #2 1954-03-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications  
1/6?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).
128
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 Richard Powers 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 Wall Around the World 1962-02-00 Theodore R. Cogswell Pyramid Books F-703
$0.40?$: 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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
Die Mauer um die Welt und andere Stories 1963-08-02 Theodore R. Cogswell Moewig (Terra #296) 296
DM 0.70?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
62
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".
coll Karl Stephan Checkmark
Yet More Penguin Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 2189
3/6?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).
205
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 Matta Checkmark
Yet More Penguin Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 2189
3/6?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).
205
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 Matta Checkmark
Blast Off: S.F. for Boys 1969-00-00 ed. Harry Harrison Faber and Faber 0-571-08937-2   237
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Haberfield  
Worlds of Wonder 1969-00-00 ed. Harry Harrison Doubleday  
$4.95?$: US dollar
287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Vladimir F. Hervert  
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1973-06-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6
£0.60?£: UK pound
616
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1974-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6
£0.60?£: UK pound
616
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Wall Around the World 1974-01-00 Theodore R. Cogswell Pyramid Books 0-515-03278-6 / N3278
$0.95?$: 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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
The Wall Around the World 1974-01-00 Theodore R. Cogswell Pyramid Books 0-515-03278-6 / N3278
C$0.95?C$: Canadian 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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1976-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6
£1.25?£: UK pound
616
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Wall Around the World 1977-00-00 Theodore R. Cogswell Pyramid Books 0-515-03278-6 / V3278
$1.25?$: 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 John Schoenherr  
Fontein science fiction 3 1978-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss De Fontein (Fontein SF) 90-261-0149-X   141
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Wall Around the World and Other Science Fiction Stories 1979-00-00 ed. Susan Morris Cambridge University Press 0-521-21628-1   134
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  
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1980-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6
£1.95?£: UK pound
616
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 Tom Stimpson Checkmark
Wizards 1983-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-12542-8
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
304
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 Kinuko Kraft Checkmark
Wizards 1983-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-12542-8 / AE2542
$3.50?$: US dollar
304
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 Kinuko Kraft Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1985-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6
£3.50?£: UK pound
616
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus 1986-00-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 0-14-003145-6   616
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 Peter Jones  
The Great SF Stories #15 (1953) 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-171-4 / UE2171
C$4.50?C$: Canadian dollar
352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #15 (1953) 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #694) 0-88677-171-4 / UE2171
$3.50?$: US dollar
352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Le grandi storie della fantascienza 15 1987-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Armenia Editore (Le Grandi Storie della Fantascienza #15) 88-344-0205-7
Lit 20,000?Lit: Italian lira
304
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 Bob Layzell  
Gyilkos idő?Gyilkos ido
Gyilkos idooe
1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Mecénás 963-02-5722-X
Ft 88?Ft: Hungarian forint
333
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
Boros Zoltán?Boros Zoltan
,
Szikszai Gábor?Szikszai Gabor
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The Wall Around the World and Other Science Fiction Stories 1990-00-00 ed. Susan Morris Cambridge University Press 0-521-21628-1   viii+
134
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
Magos 1990-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Melhoramentos (Os Mundos Mágicos da Fantasia) 85-289-0202-1   332
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  
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy 2001-09-00 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 1-84119-374-7
£6.99?£: UK pound
xii+
500
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 John Howe  
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy 2001-11-00 ed. Mike Ashley Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0917-0
$11.95?$: US dollar
xii+
500
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 John Howe Checkmark
Wizards date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet 0-451-12542-8
$3.50?$: US dollar
304
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 Kinuko Kraft Checkmark
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