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Title: Colony Title Record # 45716
Author: Philip K. Dick
Date: 1953-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1954 French Défense passive
1955Translated by an uncredited translator
Italian Le presenze invisibili
1958Translated by Lothar Heinecke
German Kolonie
1965 German Die Kolonie
1968Translated by Henk Bouwman
Dutch De kolonie
1973Translated by Ben Zimet & Christine Zimet later "harmonized" by Hélène Collon.
French Colonie
1976Translated by Gunnar Gällmo
Swedish Koloni
1981New translation. Translated by Thomas Ziegler(as Rainer Zubeil), using the previous german title. DON'T MERGE!
German Kolonie
1990Translated by Maurizio Nati
Italian Colonia
1999Translated by Walter Grossbein
German Kolonie
2014 Polish Kolonia

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1953 1953-06-00 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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], v3 #8 1953-10-00 ed. H. L. Gold Thorpe and Porter  
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #10 September 1954 1954-09-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour  
F100.00?F: French frank
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 Ed Emshwiller  
A Handful of Darkness 1955-00-00 Philip K. Dick Rich & Cowan  
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).
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Peter Rudland  
I Romanzi di Urania #72 1955-02-28 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Mondadori 72
Lit 130?Lit: Italian lira
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Galaxis Science Fiction, #7 1958-09-00 ed. Lothar Heinecke Moewig  
DM 1.50?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
128
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 Kirberger Checkmark
Die steinernen Tränen ...und andere Utopia-Kurzgeschichten 1965-03-02 ed. uncredited Pabel (Utopia Zukunftsroman #424) UZ424
DM 0.70?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
60
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
A Handful of Darkness 1966-00-00 Philip K. Dick Panther 2108
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).
186
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
Een handvol duisternis 1968-00-00 Philip K. Dick Bruna (Zwarte beertjes #1100) 1100
ƒ2.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
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 Dick Bruna  
Een handvol duisternis 1969-00-00 Philip K. Dick Bruna (Zwarte beertjes #1100) 1100
ƒ2.75?ƒ: Dutch guilder
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Enfers et paradis de l'espace 1973-11-10 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #1)  
F9.50?F: French frank
252
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 Philippe Caza Checkmark
Enfers et paradis de l'espace 1973-11-10 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #1)     252
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 Philippe Caza Checkmark
Space Opera 1974-11-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-76811-5
£?£: UK pound
324
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones  
Space Opera 1975-03-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday 0-385-07873-0
$7.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
322
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lawrence Ratzkin Checkmark
Space Opera: An Anthology of Way-Back-When Futures 1975-05-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday / SFBC 1064
$1.98?$: US dollar
xiii+
304+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lawrence Ratzkin Checkmark
En handfull mörker 1976-00-00 Philip K. Dick Delta (Stockholm) (Science Fiction ABC #4) 91-7228-118-9   288
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 Checkmark
De onmogelijke planeet 1976-00-00 Philip K. Dick Bruna (Bruna SF #40) 90-229-9040-0   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 Marion Crezée Checkmark
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1977-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0
$1.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
450
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
Space Opera 1977-03-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Berkley Medallion 0-425-03344-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
xii+
243
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1978-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0
$1.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
450
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
A Handful of Darkness 1978-06-00 Philip K. Dick Gregg Press 0-8398-2413-0
$11.00?$: US dollar
xviii+
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Handful of Darkness 1980-01-00 Philip K. Dick Panther / Granada 0-586-04804-9
£0.95?£: UK pound
186
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Philip K. Dick 1981-01-00 Philip K. Dick Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6712) 3-8118-6712-1
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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.
coll Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1987-05-00 Philip K. Dick Underwood-Miller 0-88733-052-5
$125.00?$: US dollar
xxii+
404
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1987-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Warner Books 0-446-51369-5
$17.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stanislaw Fernandez Checkmark
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1988-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg VGSF / Victor Gollancz 0-575-04356-3
£4.99?£: UK pound
xiv+
349
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 Terry Pastor Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1988-11-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-04407-1
£12.95?£: UK pound
[12]+
404
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Handful of Darkness 1988-11-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton Books 0-586-04804-9
£2.99?£: UK pound
237
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1988-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Victor Gollancz 0-575-04355-5
£11.95?£: UK pound
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder 1989-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Warner Books 0-446-39012-7
$12.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
352
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 Stanislaw Fernandez Checkmark
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford 1990-04-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1153-2
$12.95?$: US dollar
xxii+
404
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1990-05-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3
£5.99?£: UK pound
510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Memoria totale 1990-11-00 Philip K. Dick Mondadori (Altri Mondi #23) 88-04-34378-8
Lit 18,000?Lit: Italian lira
262
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 Cesare Reggiani  
Le presenze invisibili. Volume primo 1994-06-00 Philip K. Dick Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-38520-0
Lit 32,000?Lit: Italian lira
490
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Giovanni Mulazzani  
Nouvelles 1947-1952 1994-10-00 Philip K. Dick
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présences?Presences
)
2-207-24065-7   756
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Elrik , Frank Ronan  
Les braconniers du cosmos et autres nouvelles 1998-02-00 Philip K. Dick Librio (Librio #211) 2-277-30211-2
F10.00?F: French frank
92
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 Patrice Giffard  
Kolonie 1999-00-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans 3-251-20287-1
DM 36.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1999-08-12 Philip K. Dick Millennium / Victor Gollancz 1-85798-879-5
£7.99?£: UK pound
[6]+
404
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Science Fiction: 101 2001-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-1294-X
$14.00?$: US dollar
xvi+
544
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 Debbie Silva Checkmark
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-1153-2
$14.95?$: US dollar
404
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
Der unmögliche Planet 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #13656) 3-453-21731-4
€12.95?€: Euro
831
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick 2003-09-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-2630-0
$14.95?$: US dollar
[18]+
404
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 Paul Bachem Checkmark
Der unmögliche Planet?Der unmoegliche Planet
2004-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 3-453-21731-4
€12.95?€: Euro
830+
[2]
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Un vaisseau fabuleux et autres voyages galactiques 2005-04-26 Philip K. Dick Gallimard (Folio SF #213) 2-07-030075-7   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.
coll
Benjamin Carré?Benjamin Carre
 
Science Fiction: 101 2005-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-1294-X
$14.00?$: US dollar
xvi+
544
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 Debbie Silva  
Der unmögliche Planet 2007-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 978-3-453-21731-7
€12.95?€: Euro
830
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Un vaisseau fabuleux et autres voyages galactiques 2007-01-02 Philip K. Dick Gallimard (Folio SF #213) 2-07-030075-7   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.
coll
Benjamin Carré?Benjamin Carre
 
Und jenseits — das Wobb 2008-01-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-808-3
€14.90?€: Euro
640
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob  
The Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick: Vol. 2 2008-12-01 Philip K. Dick Blackstone Audiobooks 978-1-4332-2830-8    
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
coll  
The King of the Elves 2011-01-00 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-339-6
$60.00?$: US dollar
487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
The King of the Elves 2011-01-00 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-340-2
$40.00?$: US dollar
487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
Und jenseits — das Wobb 2012-08-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-808-3   640
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob Checkmark
Science Fiction: 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction 2014-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Roc / New American Library 978-0-451-46676-1
$16.00?$: US dollar
xvi+
489
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
Krótki szczęśliwy żywot brązowego oksforda?Krotki szczesliwy zywot brazowego oksforda
2014-06-04 Philip K. Dick Dom Wydawniczy Rebis 978-83-7818-536-9
zł 59.90?zł: Polish zloty
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wojciech Siudmak Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 2014-08-28 Philip K. Dick Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0666-3
£9.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The King of the Elves 2015-12-02 Philip K. Dick Brilliance Audio 978-1-4558-1470-1
$19.99?$: US dollar
 
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
coll  
Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick 2016-07-26 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press / Kensington Publishing Corp. 978-0-8065-3796-2
$16.00?$: US dollar
404
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  
Galaxy's Philip K. Dick Collection: A Compilation from Galaxy Science Fiction Issues 1953-1954 2018-02-15 Philip K. Dick MDP Publishing (Galaxy Science Fiction Digital) 978-1-944409-25-8
$3.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2022-01-22 Philip K. Dick    
$3.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Millennium / Orion 1-85798-879-5
£7.99?£: UK pound
[6]+
404
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
A Handful of Darkness date unknown Philip K. Dick Panther / Granada 0-586-04804-9
£1.50?£: UK pound
186
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Science Fiction: 101 date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-1294-X
$14.00?$: US dollar
xvi+
544
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 Debbie Silva Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3
£5.99?£: UK pound
510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3
£5.99?£: UK pound
510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-20764-3
£6.99?£: UK pound
510
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 Chris Moore  
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