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Title: Rump-Titty-Titty-Tum-TAH-Tee Title Record # 40977
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1958-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Simon Grue
Language: English
Synopsis: With the assistance of the malevolent spirit of a witch doctor, a group of artists, musicians, and thinkers stumble upon a primordial human behavioral pattern with obsessive-compulsive properties.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1961 French Rythme secret
1968 Italian Rump-titty-titty-tum-tah-tì!
1976Translated by Ivain de Léon and Pon Ruiter
Dutch Vrom-tikke-tikke-tom-TA-tie
1998Translated by Ute Thiemann
German Rump-Titty-Titty-Tum-Tah-Tee

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Finalists 1959 Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1958 1958-05-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Mercury Press, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
132
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
Fiction, #92 1961-07-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F1.60?F: French frank
148
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 P. J. Izabelle  
A Pail of Air 1964-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ballantine Books U2216
$0.50?$: US dollar
191
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
A Pail of Air 1964-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ballantine Books U2216
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
191
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Venture Science Fiction [UK], July 1965 1965-07-00 ed. uncredited Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
3/-?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).
116
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction Oddities 1966-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion S1311
$0.75?$: US dollar
256
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 Don Punchatz Checkmark
Gamma #26 1968-02-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione 26
Lit 350?Lit: Italian lira
158
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.
mag Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
The Secret Songs 1968-09-00 Fritz Leiber Hart-Davis 0-246-97437-0
25/-?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).
229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ken Reilly Checkmark
Science Fiction Oddities: Second Series 1969-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-086-3
21/-?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).
vii+
160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Science Fiction Argosy 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-21126-9
$9.95?$: US dollar
828
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
A Science Fiction Argosy 1972-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster / SFBC 2710
$3.98?$: US dollar
xii+
819
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
A Science Fiction Argosy 1973-04-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz (Gollancz SF Series (4)) 0-575-01520-9
£?£: UK pound
832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1974-05-00 Fritz Leiber Sphere Books 0-7221-5474-7
£0.60?£: UK pound
368
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 Tony Roberts (artist) Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1974-06-00 Fritz Leiber Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 6203
$2.49?$: US dollar
xv+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Larry Kresek Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1974-11-00 Fritz Leiber Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24256-4
$1.75?$: US dollar
xviii+
329
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1974-11-00 Fritz Leiber Ballantine Books 0-345-24256-4
C$1.75?C$: Canadian dollar
xviii+
329
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1974-11-00 Fritz Leiber Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98168-7
£3.50?£: UK pound
368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts (artist) Checkmark
The Secret Songs 1975-09-00 Fritz Leiber Panther 0-586-04215-6
£0.60?£: UK pound
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.
coll Anthony Roberts Checkmark
Tijdruimte voor springers 1976-00-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #109) 90-290-0833-4
ƒ11.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
322
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 Jean Delville Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1977-06-00 Fritz Leiber Sphere Books 0-7221-5474-7
£0.60?£: UK pound
368
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 Best of Fritz Leiber 1979-09-00 Fritz Leiber Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-28351-1
$2.25?$: US dollar
xviii+
329
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 Michael Herring Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber 1979-09-00 Fritz Leiber Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-28351-1
C$2.75?C$: Canadian dollar
xviii+
329
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 Michael Herring Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4   601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4
$65.00?$: US dollar
601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4
$21.95?$: US dollar
601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Das große Lesebuch der klassischen Fantasy 1998-11-00 ed.
Joachim Körber?Joachim Koerber
Goldmann (Goldmann Fantasy #24818) 3-442-24818-3
DM 15.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
383
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 Ron Walotsky Checkmark
The Best of Fritz Leiber date unknown Fritz Leiber GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 06203   xv+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Pat Morrissey Checkmark
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