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Title: Gulf Title Record # 41342
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1949-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
1949 Gulf [as by Robert Heinlein]
Year Language Title
1955Translated by Eduardo Salades
Spanish Abismo
1960Translated by Walter Spiegl
German Am Rande des Abgrunds
1968 Italian Vortice Nero
1972Translated by Fritz Steinberg
German Der Nova-Effekt
Year Title
1949 Gulf (Part 1 of 2)
1949 Gulf (Part 2 of 2)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1949 1949-11-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: 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 Hubert Rogers Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, December 1949 1949-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: 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 Zboyan Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1953-08-29 Robert A. Heinlein Fantasy Press  
$3.00?$: US dollar
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ric Binkley Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1954-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Museum Press (Science Fiction Club)  
9/6?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).
223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Richards  
Assignment in Eternity 1954-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet 1161
$0.25?$: US dollar
192
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
Cita en la Eternidad 1955-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #12) 12   277
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 Armand  
Assignment in Eternity 1960-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Digit Books D368
2/-?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).
155+
[1]
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
Am Rande des Abgrunds 1960-06-14 Robert A. Heinlein Pabel (Utopia Großband #127) UGB127
DM 1.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
94
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".
chap Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1962-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Digit Books R636
2/6?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).
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1964-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Delacorte Press  
$4.95?$: US dollar
379
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1965-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library D2587
$0.50?$: US dollar
192
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 Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz  
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).
379
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1965-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Dell 1158
$0.75?$: US dollar
447
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
Am Rande des Abgrunds 1966-11-04 Robert A. Heinlein Moewig (Terra Extra #115) TE115
DM 0.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
65
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".
chap Johnny Bruck Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1967-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library P3163
$0.60?$: US dollar
192
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 Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1968-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Mayflower 1168-8
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).
[314]
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
Vortice Nero 1968-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein De Carlo Editore (Italy)  
Lit 1,000?Lit: Italian lira
166
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 Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1969-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library T3968
$0.75?$: US dollar
192
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 Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Mayflower 0-583-11163-7
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).
 
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1970-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada T3968
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1971-05-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-00677-8
£0.25?£: UK pound
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.
coll Gordon C. Davies Checkmark
Nächste Station: Morgen 1972-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3285) 3285
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
142
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 Manner Checkmark
Nächste Station: Morgen 1973-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3285) 3285
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
141
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 Manner Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1973-12-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-00677-8
£0.25?£: UK pound
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.
coll Gordon C. Davies Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1975-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6808
$0.95?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1975-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Q5618
$0.95?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran  
Vortice Nero 1976-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ennio Ciscato Editore  
Lit 3,000?Lit: Italian lira
166
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1977-10-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-03548-4
£0.75?£: UK pound
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.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1977-10-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-03548-4
£0.75?£: UK pound
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.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1979-02-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-03548-4   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.
coll Tim White  
Assignment in Eternity 1980-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library 0-451-09360-7
$1.95?$: US dollar
192
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Complete Assignment in Eternity Stories 1981-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-05178-1
£1.35?£: UK pound
127+
142
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 Tim White , Tim White Checkmark
Writers' Choice, Volume II 1984-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications 0-385-27996-5
$3.50?$: US dollar
285
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".
anth Checkmark
Writers' Choice, Volume II 1984-08-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27996-5
$12.95?$: US dollar
285
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1987-09-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65350-4
$3.50?$: US dollar
276
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 Melo Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1988-00-00 R. A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-42304-2   272
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 Tim White  
Assignment in Eternity 1989-00-00 R. A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-42304-2
£3.50?£: UK pound
266
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 Tim White Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 1990-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65350-4   276
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 Melo  
Assignment in Eternity 1991-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65350-4
$4.99?$: US dollar
276
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 Melo Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 2000-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-57865-0
$6.99?$: US dollar
276
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 Patrick Turner Checkmark
Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein 2005-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction Book Club 1-58288-184-7 / 1196119
$15.99?$: US dollar
xxiv+
738
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
New Worlds to Conquer 2010-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Virginia Edition (The Virginia Edition #34) 978-1-897350-46-1   v+
533
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity 2012-07-01 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 978-1-61824-863-3
$6.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Bob Eggleton  
Assignment in Eternity 2012-07-03 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 978-1-4516-3785-4
$13.00?$: US dollar
246
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 Patrick Turner  
Assignment in Eternity 2013-07-30 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 978-1-4516-3907-0
$7.99?$: US dollar
336
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 Bob Eggleton  
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library 0-451-12652-1
$2.50?$: US dollar
192
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library T3968
$0.75?$: US dollar
192
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 Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet Q5618
$0.95?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6808
$1.25?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet T3968
$0.75?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada T3968
$0.75?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Assignment in Eternity date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library T3968
$0.75?$: US dollar
192
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
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