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Title: Farewell to the Master Title Record # 41416
Author: Harry Bates
Date: 1940-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Adapted by scenarist Edmund H. North for the film "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951).
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1952 Italian Uomo di carne... uomo d'acciaio...
1972Translated by Ute Seeßlen.
German Der Tag, an dem die Erde stillstand
1973 Italian Klaatu: Prologo a un'invasione
1980Translated by Eva Malsch
German Abschied vom Herrn
1983Translated by Domingo Santos and Francisco Blanco
Spanish El amo ha muerto
1985Translated by Milton Persson
Portuguese Adeus ao mestre

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
4 2016 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
Astounding Science-Fiction, October 1940 1940-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.20?$: US dollar
164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Hubert Rogers Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-08-26 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Scienza Fantastica #4 1952-07-00 ed. Vittorio Kramer, Lionello Torossi Editrice Krator 4
Lit 130?Lit: Italian lira
96
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 A. Zucchelli Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1953-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House     xv+
824
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Selections from Adventures in Time and Space 1954-04-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Pennant Books P44
$0.25?$: US dollar
200
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 Charles Binger Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Modern Library (Modern Library Giant #31) G31
$2.95?$: US dollar
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Salter Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
C$3.45?C$: Canadian dollar
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Adventures in Time and Space 1966-01-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Bantam Books F3102
$0.50?$: 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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1966-01-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Bantam Books F3102
C$0.50?C$: Canadian 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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume 1 1972-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Doubleday 0-385-02334-0
$7.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
530
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Science-Fiction-Stories 13 1972-06-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #22 (2883)) 3-548-02883-7
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
159
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Klaatu: Prologo a un'invasione 1973-00-00 Harry Bates De Carlo Editore (Italy)  
Lit 800?Lit: Italian lira
68
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.
chap Checkmark
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Book 1 1973-10-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Sphere 0-7221-4362-1
£0.40?£: UK pound
291
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
Adventures in Time and Space 1975-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Ballantine Books 0-345-25374-4
$4.95?$: US dollar
[xvii]+
997
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 Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-03-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3
$6.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
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 Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28925-0
$9.95?$: US dollar
997
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  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-483-4 / UE1483
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
350
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #350) 0-87997-483-4 / UE1483
$2.25?$: US dollar
350
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1979-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3
$9.95?$: US dollar
997
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 Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1940 1980-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6711) 3-8118-6711-3
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
320
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
They Came from Outer Space 1981-03-00 ed. Jim Wynorski Doubleday 0-385-18502-2
$11.95?$: US dollar
xix+
363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
They Came from Outer Space 1981-04-00 ed. Jim Wynorski Doubleday / SFBC 3851
$6.50?$: US dollar
xix+
363+
[32]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Die Vierziger Jahre I 1982-10-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0027-9
DM 32.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
402
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Vinieron del espacio exterior 1983-00-00 ed. Jim Wynorski Martínez Roca (Super Ficción (1ª época) #86) 84-270-0837-6   176
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 Salinas Blanch  
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-40147-9   432+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Allen Lane 0-7139-1685-0
£10.95?£: UK pound
627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Gudynas Checkmark
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers 1984-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-061498-8
$22.95?$: US dollar
627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Mantel Checkmark
Máquinas que pensam: obras-primas da ficção científica?Maquinas que pensam: obras-primas da ficcao cientifica
1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick L & PM 85-254-0061-0   463
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Penguin Books 0-14-007194-6
£4.95?£: UK pound
627
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Robots 1989-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-15926-8
$3.95?$: US dollar
351
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 J. K. Potter Checkmark
Robots 1989-08-24 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-041-6
£2.99?£: UK pound
351
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Friends, Robots, Countrymen 1990-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Dercum Audio 1-55656-120-2    
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth  
Adventures in Time and Space 1990-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House / SFBC 17325
$14.98?$: US dollar
1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang Checkmark
War with the Robots: 28 of the Best Short Stories by the Greatest Names in 20th Century Science Fiction 1992-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Wings Books 0-517-06504-5   609
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Reel Future 1994-08-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman, Jean Stine Barnes & Noble Books / SFBC 03719
$12.98?$: US dollar
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Reel Future 1994-09-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman, Jean Stine Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-450-4
$9.98?$: US dollar
xxii+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Science-Fiction Classics: The Stories That Morphed Into Movies 1999-08-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman TV Books 1-57500-040-7
$15.95?$: US dollar
446
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 Joe Gannon Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 2001-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2214-6 / 05417
$17.99?$: US dollar
1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang  
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1940 2002-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Dorset Press 0-7607-3251-5
$9.95?$: US dollar
350
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 Tom McKeveny  
The Day the Earth Stood Still & Other SF Classics 2008-00-00 Harry Bates Renaissance E Books 978-1-60089-316-2   142
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  
Farewell to the Master 2013-08-01 Harry Bates Spastic Cat Press 978-1-4837-0263-6
$7.99?$: US dollar
84
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.
chap  
Die unheimliche Freiheit 2018-09-16 ed.
Christian Dörge (in error)?Christian Doerge (in error)
Apex (Galaxis Science Fiction #8) 978-3-7438-8092-4
€3.99?€: Euro
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Frank Kelly Freas  
Black Infinity: Renegade Robots 2021-03-13 ed. Tom English Dead Letter Press 978-1-73243-448-6
$11.95?$: US dollar
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.
anth Checkmark
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Henry Holt 0-8050-0623-0
$22.95?$: US dollar
627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Mantel Checkmark
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