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Title: Not Final! Title Record # 46442
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1941-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Jovians
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1967 Portuguese Não é a última palavra
1971Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Das Jupiter-Problem
1973 Italian La Faccia Di Orloff
1975Translated by Ronald Blunden
French
Non définitif !?Non definitif !
1977Translated by Jean Schalekamp
Dutch Niet definitief
1978Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian
Nije konačno?Nije konacno
Nije konachno
1994 Hungarian Kétségbevonhatatlan tény
1998Translated by Mihai-Dan Pavelescu
Romanian Nimic nu este definitiv

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 1941 1941-10-00 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 Rogers Checkmark
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1951-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Vanguard Press  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xi+
372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1952-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Grayson & Grayson  
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).
254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. B. Mudge-Marriott Checkmark
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1955-07-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books G-3
$0.35?$: US dollar
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.
anth Checkmark
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1956-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Books     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.
anth  
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1960-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion G471
$0.35?$: US dollar
188
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
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1962-01-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion     188
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  
Asleep in Armageddon 1962-06-00 ed. Michael Sissons Panther 1379
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).
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.
anth Dayle Checkmark
Time Probe: The Sciences in Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Delacorte Press  
$4.95?$: US dollar
ix+
242
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr  
Time Probe 1966-00-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke 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).
242
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A sonda do tempo 1967-02-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Nova Fronteira     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.
anth  
Time Probe: The Sciences in Science Fiction 1967-03-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Dell 8925
$0.75?$: US dollar
238
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
Time Probe: The Sciences in Science Fiction 1967-03-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Dell 8925
C$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
238
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
Toward Infinity: 9 Science Fiction Tales 1968-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster  
$4.95?$: US dollar
319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jim McMullen Checkmark
Selections From Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1968-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion X1633
$0.60?$: US dollar
188
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
Towards Infinity: Nine Science Fiction Adventures 1970-07-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00372-3
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).
319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Komet der Blindheit 1971-04-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3239/3240) 3239/3240
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
222
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 Atelier Heinrichs & Bachmann Checkmark
First Contact 1971-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books P062N
$0.95?$: US dollar
219
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
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying 1972-09-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-03979-4
$10.00?$: US dollar
viii+
540
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Kiperman Checkmark
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying 1972-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday & Company / SFBC 5479
$2.98?$: US dollar
568
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Kiperman Checkmark
Towards Infinity 1973-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-23431-5
£0.35?£: UK pound
284
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
First Contact 1973-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books P062N
$0.95?$: US dollar
219
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
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying 1973-10-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-03979-4
$10.00?$: US dollar
viii+
540
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Kiperman Checkmark
Urania #629 1973-10-14 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori 629
Lit 350?Lit: Italian lira
168
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 Karel Thole  
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 2 1974-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03936-8
£0.35?£: 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
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 2 1974-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03936-8
£0.35?£: 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
The Early Asimov: Book Two 1974-12-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2323
C$1.25?C$: Canadian dollar
304
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
The Early Asimov: Book Two 1974-12-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2323
$1.25?$: US dollar
304
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
Chrono-minets 1975-01-23 Isaac Asimov
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#191)
    187
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
, Richard Martens
 
Het superneutron: Vroege werken 2: 1940-1941 1977-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna (Bruna SF #70) 90-229-9070-2   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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Early Asimov, Volume 2 1977-03-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03936-8
£0.50?£: 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  
First Contact 1978-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books 0-523-40354-2
$1.50?$: US dollar
219
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 Stinson Checkmark
Sirius, #28 1978-10-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 10?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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 2 1979-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03936-8
£0.85?£: 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
Asimov Story 1979-03-00 Isaac Asimov Mondadori (Biblioteca di Urania #3)  
Lit 3,500?Lit: Italian lira
588
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 Karel Thole  
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 2 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03936-8
£1.50?£: 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
The Early Asimov: Book Two 1981-05-12 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23700-1   304
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  
Chrono-minets 1984-02-15 Isaac Asimov
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#191)
2-207-30191-5   187
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
, Richard Martens
 
Komet der Blindheit 1985-00-00 ed. Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3239) 3-453-31215-5
DM 5.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
222
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 Atelier Heinrichs & Bachmann Checkmark
The Early Asimov: Book 2 1986-02-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32589-3
$3.95?$: US dollar
301
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 Early Asimov: Book 2 1986-02-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32589-3
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
301
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
Asimov Story 1987-05-27 Isaac Asimov Mondadori (Oscar #1957) 88-04-30078-7
Lit 8,000?Lit: Italian lira
586
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 Atelier Energia  
Encounters 1988-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Headline 0-7472-3091-9
£3.50?£: UK pound
xii+
399
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  
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-02-00 Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42078-1
$14.00?$: US dollar
ix+
550
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907
$7.98?$: US dollar
ix+
635
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
A Félvér 1994-00-00 Isaac Asimov
Szukits Könyvkiadó?Szukits Konyvkiado
(A sci-fi klasszikusai #7)
963-7429-72-7
Ft 390?Ft: Hungarian forint
202
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 Fujkin István Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1994-01-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224150-1
£16.99?£: UK pound
550
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Perioada Campbell 1998-00-00 Isaac Asimov Editura Teora (Sci-Fi (Editura Teora) #27) 973-601-351-0
Lei 35,000?Lei: Romanian leu
416
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  
Chrono-minets 2002-08-02 Isaac Asimov
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#191)
2-07-042167-8   253
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
 
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 unpublished Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42079-X    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Early Asimov: Book Two date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2584
$1.50?$: US dollar
304
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
Toward Infinity date unknown ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-65039-4
$5.70?$: US dollar
319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jim McMullen Checkmark
The Early Asimov: Book Two date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 23027
$1.75?$: US dollar
304
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  
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