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Title: Under the Hammer Title Record # 51730
Author: David Drake
Date: 1974-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Hammer's Slammers
Language: English
Synopsis: A young man signs up with a mercenary army to escape his backwater planet, but is plunged into conflict before he is prepared.
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Year Language Title
1976 French Le baptême du feu

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy, October 1974 1974-10-00 ed. James Baen UPD Publishing Corporation  
$0.75?$: US dollar
180
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #150 1976-12-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA  
F7.50?F: French frank
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 Kvater  
Hammer's Slammers 1979-04-00 David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31593-3
$1.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
274
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1983-00-00 David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31599-2
$2.75?$: US dollar
xiii+
274
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 Paul Alexander  
Hammer's Slammers 1984-04-00 David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31601-8
$2.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
274
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1984-09-00 David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31595-X
$2.95?$: US dollar
274
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
326
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 Walter Velez Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1985-02-00 David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31595-X
$2.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
274
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1985-05-00 David Drake Hamlyn (Venture SF #03) 0-09-939870-2
£1.95?£: UK pound
xi+
274
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1986-03-00 David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31602-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
xii+
274
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1987-04-00 David Drake Baen Science Fiction Books 0-671-65632-5
$3.50?$: US dollar
318
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 Paul Alexander  
Hammer's Slammers 1987-04-00 David Drake Baen Science Fiction Books 0-671-65632-5
C$4.50?C$: Canadian dollar
318
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
A Separate Star: A Science Fiction Tribute to Rudyard Kipling 1989-05-00 ed. David Drake, Sandra Miesel Baen 0-671-69832-X
$3.50?$: US dollar
278
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 Steve Hickman Checkmark
Hammer's Slammers 1989-09-00 David Drake Baen Science Fiction Books 0-671-69867-2
$3.95?$: US dollar
318
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 Paul Alexander  
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9
$3.50?$: US dollar
341
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 Maelo Cintron Checkmark
The Tank Lords 1997-08-00 David Drake Baen 0-671-87794-1
$6.99?$: US dollar
391
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 Larry Elmore Checkmark
The Tank Lords 2003-05-00 David Drake Baen 0-671-87794-1
$6.99?$: US dollar
391
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 Larry Elmore Checkmark
The Drake Disk 2003-10-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #3)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 1 2006-03-00 David Drake Night Shade Books 1-892389-70-3
$60.00?$: US dollar
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Berkey  
The Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 1 2006-03-00 David Drake Night Shade Books 1-892389-69-X
$35.00?$: US dollar
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Berkey Checkmark
The Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 1 2006-06-00 David Drake Night Shade Books / SFBC 1214405
$14.99?$: US dollar
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Berkey  
The David Drake When the Tide Rises Disk 2008-03-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #15)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 1 2009-10-06 David Drake Baen 978-1-4391-3309-5
$12.00?$: US dollar
528
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  
Citizens 2010-04-01 ed. John Ringo, Brian M. Thomsen Baen 978-1-61824-764-3
$6.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Citizens 2010-06-00 ed. John Ringo, Brian M. Thomsen Baen 978-1-4391-3347-7
$16.00?$: US dollar
287
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 Kidd Checkmark
Citizens 2011-07-26 ed. John Ringo, Brian M. Thomsen Baen 978-1-4391-3460-3
$7.99?$: US dollar
395
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 Tom Kidd  
The Tank Lords date unknown David Drake Baen (Baen Free Library) 0-671-87794-1
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Larry Elmore  
Hammer's Slammers date unknown David Drake Ace Books 0-441-31594-1   xiv+
274
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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