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Title: Occam's Scalpel Title Record # 54514
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1971-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Current Tags: hard sf (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1972 Italian Non cremate il presidente
1972Translated by Jacques Guiod
French Le scalpel d'Occam
1973Translated by Ana Gonzalez
Portuguese O Bisturi de Occam
1973Translated by Mieke Meuldrager-Ezelin
Dutch Op het scherp van het ontleedmes
1973Translated by Rosemarie Ott
German Occams Regel
1974Translated by Walter Brumm
German Ockhams Skalpell
1980Translated by Maria Luisa Righi
Italian Il bisturi di Occam
1982Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Lektion an der Leiche

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
If, July-August 1971 1971-07-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson 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 Gaughan Checkmark
Urania #586 1972-02-20 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori 586
Lit 300?Lit: Italian lira
144
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 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1972-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #5) UQ1005
$0.95?$: US dollar
302
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1972-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books UQ1005
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
302
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1972-07-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 3055
$1.98?$: US dollar
x+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-02671-3
C$1.25?C$: Canadian dollar
ix+
340
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Lester del Rey E. P. Dutton 0-525-06490-7
$6.95?$: US dollar
250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Larry Ratzkin Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-02671-3
$1.25?$: US dollar
ix+
340
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #103 1972-12-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA  
F4.00?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
Jean-François Jamoul?Jean-Francois Jamoul
Checkmark
The Best from If, Volume I 1973-00-00 ed. Editors of If Award Books AN1065
$0.95?$: US dollar
252
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 Brian Boylan Checkmark
Xanadu 1973-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Meulenhoff (M=SF #65) 90-290-0157-7   327
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 Mati Klarwein Checkmark
Os Melhores Contos de FC de 1972 1973-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Dêagá (Ciência #18)     226
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 Andrade Albuquerque Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1973-00-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim Book Club Associates     301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Die Königin der Dämonen 1973-08-00 ed. Terry Carr
König?Koenig
(
König Taschenbücher?Koenig Taschenbuecher
#29)
3-8082-0072-3
DM 3.80?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 Rudolf Huber-Wilkoff Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1973-08-00 ed. Lester del Rey Ace Books 05475
$1.25?$: US dollar
286
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
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1973-10-00 ed. Lester del Rey Kaye & Ward 0-7182-0966-4
£?£: UK pound
245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1973-11-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #5) UY1081
$1.25?$: US dollar
302
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
Science Fiction Story Reader 1 1974-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3374) 3-453-30251-6
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
141
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
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1974-12-00 ed. Lester del Rey Readers Union / The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 1095   245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #1 1976-04-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24922-4
$1.95?$: US dollar
[ix]+
340
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
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Vol. I 1977-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-349-8 / UE1349
$1.75?$: US dollar
302
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 John Berkey Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Vol. I 1977-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-349-8 / UE1349
C$1.75?C$: Canadian dollar
302
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 John Berkey Checkmark
The Stars Are the Styx 1979-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Dell 0-440-18006-6
$2.25?$: US dollar
382
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 Rowena Morrill Checkmark
Il Meglio di If, Volume 1 1980-03-00 ed. uncredited Mursia (Tascabili Mursia #30) 40032 G
Lit 3,500?Lit: Italian lira
274
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 Bryan Boylan Checkmark
Dream's Edge: Science Fiction Stories About the Future of Planet Earth 1980-10-00 ed. Terry Carr Sierra Club Books 0-87156-232-4
$14.95?$: US dollar
vi+
313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Don Shields Checkmark
Dream's Edge 1980-10-00 ed. Terry Carr Sierra Club Books 0-87156-238-3
$6.95?$: US dollar
[6]+
313
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 Don Shields Checkmark
La sorcière du marais 1981-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #25) 2-7304-0087-7   212
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-Michel Nicollet  
The Stars Are the Styx 1981-05-00 Theodore Sturgeon Dell 0-440-18006-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
382
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  
Auf dem Floß der Zeit?Auf dem Floss der Zeit
1982-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23399) 3-442-23399-2
DM 5.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Stars Are the Styx 1984-03-00 Theodore Sturgeon Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition) 0-312-94419-5
$6.95?$: US dollar
382
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 Rowena Morrill  
Science Fiction Jubiläums Band: 25 Jahre Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1960-1985 1985-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4000) 3-453-31112-4
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
796
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Worlds of If: A Retrospective Anthology 1986-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Bluejay Books 0-312-94472-1
$10.95?$: US dollar
438
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 Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Worlds of If: A Retrospective Anthology 1986-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Bluejay Books 0-312-94471-3
$19.95?$: US dollar
438
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Gutierrez 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
La sorcière du marais 1998-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon Les Belles Lettres (Le Cabinet Noir #8) 2-251-77107-7
F49.00?F: French frank
264
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
Rémi Hamoir?Remi Hamoir
 
Slow Sculpture 2009-10-20 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-55643-834-9
$35.00?$: US dollar
xi+
299
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paula Morrison Checkmark
Slow Sculpture 2013-04-23 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-58394-756-2
$18.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Slow Sculpture 2013-09-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11007-6
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #5) UQ1005
$0.95?$: US dollar
302
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 John Schoenherr  
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