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Title: Private Eye Title Record # 56153
Authors: Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
Date: 1949-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Year Title
1949 Private Eye [as by Lewis Padgett]
1950 Private Eye [as by Henry Kuttner]
Year Language Title
1961Translated by P. J. Izabelle
French L'œil était dans...
1965Translated by Helmuth W. Mommers
German Spürauge

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, January 1949 1949-01-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: 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 Rogers Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1950 1950-08-19 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-Fiction Library)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1950 1950-09-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-Fiction Library)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories 1951-06-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Grayson & Grayson  
8/6?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).
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1950 1951-09-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-Fiction Library)     347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Omnibus 1952-00-00 Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Garden City Books  
$2.95?$: US dollar
314+
344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
American Science Fiction, #4 1952-08-00 ed. uncredited Malian Press  
A -/9?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).
36
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 Stanley Pitt Checkmark
Line to Tomorrow 1954-08-00 Lewis Padgett Bantam Books 1251
$0.25?$: US dollar
184
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 Mitchell Hooks Checkmark
Déjà demain 1961-10-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Gallimard (Le Rayon Fantastique #89)     249
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
10 Science Fiction Kriminal-Stories 1965-00-00 ed. Arnulf D. Kraus, Helmuth W. Mommers Heyne (Heyne-Anthologien #11) HA11
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
300
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 Atelier Heinrichs Checkmark
Science Fiction Inventions 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 73-691
C$0.60?C$: Canadian dollar
256
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
Science Fiction Inventions 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 73-691
$0.60?$: US dollar
256
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
The Mirror of Infinity: A Critics' Anthology of Science Fiction 1970-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Harper & Row  
$6.95?$: US dollar
xi+
324
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Cantor Checkmark
The Mirror of Infinity: A Critics' Anthology of Science Fiction 1970-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Canfield Press  
$?$: US dollar
xi+
324
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 Fred Cantor Checkmark
The Mirror of Infinity: A Critics' Anthology of Science Fiction 1971-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-48473-X
£2.50?£: UK pound
xi+
312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Cantor  
Déjà demain 1972-09-28 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#153-154)
    281
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 Mirror of Infinity: A Critics' Anthology of Science Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-080306-1
$1.50?$: US dollar
xiv+
303
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
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow ... 1974-02-07 ed. Bonnie L. Heintz, Frank Herbert, Donald A. Joos, Jane Agorn McGee Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-010796-2   x+
619
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
The Liberated Future 1974-12-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Crest Q2329
$1.50?$: 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.
anth Oscar Liebman Checkmark
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow ... 1976-00-00 ed. Bonnie L. Heintz, Frank Herbert, Donald A. Joos, Jane Agorn McGee Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-010796-2   x+
619
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
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3
$8.95?$: US dollar
xii+
754
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 Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9
$19.95?$: US dollar
xii+
754
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #571) 0-87997-918-6 / UE1918
$3.50?$: US dollar
317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-918-6
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0
$8.98?$: US dollar
x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Science Fiction Research Association Anthology 1988-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick, Charles G. Waugh Harper & Row 0-06-046941-2
$16.50?$: US dollar
xi+
522
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 Maria Carella Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-65754-6
$8.95?$: US dollar
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection (Vol. 3) 1990-00-00 ed. uncredited The Easton Press     x+
367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Howard V. Brown Checkmark
Bluebloods 1990-03-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-69866-4
$3.50?$: US dollar
279
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Two-Handed Engine 2005-07-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Centipede Press 0-9712051-3-2
$225.00?$: US dollar
914
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Two-Handed Engine: The Selected Stories of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore 2006-05-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Centipede Press / SFBC 0-7394-6810-3 / 1210833
$14.99?$: US dollar
913
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Private Eye 2022-06-12 Lewis Padgett Faded Page 20220620    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Hubert Rogers Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-918-6
$3.50?$: US dollar
317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The Mirror of Infinity: A Critics' Anthology of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-080306-1
$1.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
303
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  
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