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Title: Prima Belladonna Title Record # 44450
Author: J. G. Ballard
Date: 1956-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Vermilion Sands
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1964 German Die Frau und die Orchidee
1965Translated by Laure Casseau
French Prima Belladonna
1970Translated by Lionel Massun
French Prima Belladonna
1972Translated by Alfred Scholz
German Prima Belladonna
1973Translated by G. R. de Bruin
Dutch Prima Belladonna
1975Translated by Vári Zsuzsanna.
Hungarian Prima Belladonna [as by James Graham Ballard]
1982Translated by Ingrid Jurela
Croatian Zlatna

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Science Fantasy, December 1956 1956-12-00 ed. John Carnell Nova Publications Ltd.  
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).
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 Gerard Quinn Checkmark
SF: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy: Second Annual Volume 1957-06-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell B110
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
SF:'57: The Year's Greatest Science Fiction and Fantasy 1957-07-00 ed. Judith Merril Gnome Press  
$3.95?$: US dollar
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth W. I. Van der Poel Checkmark
SF: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy: Second Annual Volume 1957-11-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell B110
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Billenium 1962-00-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion F667
$0.50?$: US dollar
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1963-05-00 J. G. Ballard Gollancz  
16/-?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).
208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1964-07-00 J. G. Ballard The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 87
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).
208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths  
Der rationierte Raum ...und andere Stories aus der Zukunft 1964-09-29 ed. uncredited Pabel (Utopia Zukunftsroman #403) UZ403
DM 0.70?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
63
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 R. S. Lonati Checkmark
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1965-00-00 J. G. Ballard Penguin Books 2345
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).
223
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 Giorgio Gordoni Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1967-11-00 ed. Judith Merril Delacorte Press  
$6.50?$: US dollar
438
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1968-08-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 0508
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
438
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 Adams Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1968-08-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 0508
$0.95?$: US dollar
438
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 Adams Checkmark
SF The Best of the Best Part One 1970-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Mayflower 0-583-11725-2
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).
203
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
Billenium 1970-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marabout (
Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction?Bibliotheque Marabout - Science Fiction
#356)
    241
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
Vermilion Sands 1971-04-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion 0-425-01980-2
$0.75?$: 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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Vermilion Sands 1971-04-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion 0-425-01980-2
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Die Tausend Träume von Stellavista und andere Vermilion-Sands-Stories 1972-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marion von Schröder (Science Fiction & Fantastica) 3-547-71157-6
DM 12.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
251
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 Holger Matthies Checkmark
De Zingende Beelden 1973-00-00 J. G. Ballard De Bezige Bij (Literaire Reuzenpocket #438) 90-234-0438-6   347
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 Wout Muller Checkmark
Vermilion Sands 1973-11-00 J. G. Ballard Jonathan Cape 0-224-00894-3
£2.25?£: UK pound
208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brian Knight (I) Checkmark
Billenium 1974-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marabout (
Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction?Bibliotheque Marabout - Science Fiction
#356)
    241+
[15]
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
Die Tausend Träume von Stellavista 1974-06-00 J. G. Ballard Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3394) 3-453-30289-3
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
189
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 C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
Galaktika 14: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia?Galaktika 14: Tudomanyos-fantasztikus antologia
Galaktika 14: Tudomaanyos-fantasztikus antoloogia
1975-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter
Kozmosz Könyvek?Kozmosz Konyvek
IF 2366 - e - 7678
Ft 12?Ft: Hungarian forint
127
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
Vermilion Sands ou le paysage intérieur 1975-06-30 J. G. Ballard OPTA (
OPTA - Nébula?OPTA - Nebula
#3)
2-7201-0023-4   233
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
Jean-Chrétien Favreau?Jean-Chretien Favreau
 
Vermilion Sands 1975-12-00 J. G. Ballard Panther 0-586-04161-3
£0.60?£: UK pound
208
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Vermilion Sands 1979-00-00 J. G. Ballard Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7053) 2-253-02311-6   319
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 A. Choisnet Checkmark
First Voyages 1981-05-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Damon Knight, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-77586-7
$2.95?$: US dollar
x+
373
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
Sirius, #71 1982-05-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 30?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
148
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Die Tausend Träume von Stellavista und andere Vermilion-Sands-Stories 1982-08-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #79) 3-518-37333-1
DM 9.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
203
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 Thomas Franke Checkmark
Vermilion Sands 1985-00-00 J. G. Ballard J. M. Dent (Everyman Fiction) 0-460-02277-6
£2.95?£: UK pound
208
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 Grizelda Holderness Checkmark
Vermilion Sands ou le paysage intérieur 1988-08-00 J. G. Ballard Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5299) 2-266-02248-2   216
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Vermilion Sands 1988-09-00 J. G. Ballard Carroll & Graf (Masters of Science Fiction (Carroll & Graf)) 0-88184-422-5
$3.95?$: US dollar
208
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  
Der Garten der Zeit: Die besten Science-fiction-Erzählungen?Der Garten der Zeit: Die besten Science-fiction-Erzaehlungen
1990-06-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #256) 3-518-38252-7
DM 14.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
299
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 H. Wenske Checkmark
Vermilion Sands 1992-09-00 J. G. Ballard Phoenix 1-85799-005-6
£4.99?£: UK pound
208
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
René Magritte?Rene Magritte
Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-85062-X
$35.00?$: US dollar
990+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor / SFBC 05435
$17.98?$: US dollar
990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orbit 1-85723-271-2
£25.00?£: UK pound
990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-85509-5
$27.95?$: US dollar
990
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
Vermilion Sands 2001-10-00 J. G. Ballard Vintage (UK) 0-09-927358-6
£6.99?£: UK pound
208
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 Richard Cummins  
The Complete Short Stories 2001-11-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-00-712405-8
£25.00?£: UK pound
ix+
1189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jerry Bauer Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories 2002-11-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-00-713812-1
£16.99?£: UK pound
ix+
1189
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  
Die Stimmen der Zeit 2007-04-02 J. G. Ballard Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52229-9
€10.95?€: Euro
[1]+
987
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 Ellen Schuster Checkmark
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard 2009-09-00 J. G. Ballard W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07262-4
$35.00?$: US dollar
xv+
1199
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Levenson Checkmark
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard 2012-06-01 J. G. Ballard W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07687-5
$24.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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