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Title: The Silken-Swift Title Record # 56326
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1953-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1956 The Silken-Swift...
1977 The Silken Swift...
1983 The Silken Swift
Year Language Title
1960Translated by P. J. Izabelle
French Douce-Agile ou La licorne
1970Translated by S. Mas
Spanish ...Y atrapar al unicornio
1978Translated by Ludwig Rief
German
Samtgeschwind oder: Die Geschichte vom Teich in den Sümpfen?Samtgeschwind oder: Die Geschichte vom Teich in den Suempfen
1985Translated by Reinhold H. Mai
German Seidenflink
1999Translated by Mariano Casas.
Spanish La fuente del unicornio
2000Translated by Paolo Bertetti
Italian Guizzo di seta

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
E Pluribus Unicorn 1953-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Abelard-Schuman  
$2.75?$: US dollar
276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. M. Jauss Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1953-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Nelson, Foster & Scott  
C$?C$: Canadian dollar
276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. M. Jauss  
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November 1953 1953-11-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1956-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 179
$0.35?$: US dollar
211+
[1]
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1960-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Abelard-Schuman  
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).
275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. M. Jauss  
Fiction, #76 1960-03-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F1.40?F: French frank
148
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-Claude Forest  
E Pluribus Unicorn 1961-03-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 1183
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).
192
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 Bill Rose Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1963-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 1183
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).
192
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 Bill Rose Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1965-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books U2247
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
211
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1965-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books U2247
$0.50?$: US dollar
211
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1968-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 11838
5/-?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).
192
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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1969-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 11838
5/-?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).
192
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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1970-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 01827
$0.75?$: US dollar
x+
211
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 Robert Pepper Checkmark
Nueva Dimensión 13 1970-01-00 ed. Editors of Nueva Dimensión Dronte     168
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 Enrique Torres  
Phoenix Feathers: A Collection of Mythical Monsters 1973-10-00 ed. Barbara Silverberg E. P. Dutton 0-525-36985-6
$6.50?$: US dollar
xv+
206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. J. Detmold  
Phantasmagoria: Tales of Fantasy and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Jane Mobley Anchor Books 0-385-12329-9
$3.50?$: US dollar
439
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 Edmund Dulac  
E Pluribus Unicorn 1977-08-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-81355-2
C$1.50?C$: Canadian dollar
x+
211
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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1977-08-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-81355-2
$1.50?$: US dollar
x+
211
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
Magira, #31 1978-12-00 ed. Hubert Strassl EDFC Magira31   60
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Pierangelo Boog Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1979-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-83149-6
$1.95?$: US dollar
x+
211
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 Boris Vallejo 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  
Unicorns! 1982-05-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-85441-9
$2.75?$: US dollar
310
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  
Unicorns! 1982-11-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-85442-7
$2.95?$: US dollar
310
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
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1983-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2
$16.95?$: US dollar
431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1984-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-50223-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
x+
211
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Unicorns! 1984-06-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-85443-5
$2.95?$: US dollar
310
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
Unicorns! 1984-10-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-85444-3
$2.95?$: US dollar
308
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
The Best Fantasy Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Octopus Books 0-7064-2568-5
$9.98?$: US dollar
792+
[8]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
Aus vielen Ein horn 1985-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23463) 3-442-23463-8
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
285
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
Jürgen F. Rogner?Juergen F. Rogner
Checkmark
Einhörner?Einhoerner
1985-09-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6744) 3-8118-6744-X
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Sven Papenbrock Checkmark
Mythical Beasties 1986-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-14267-5 / AE4267
$3.50?$: US dollar
343
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 Kinuko Kraft Checkmark
Die schönsten Einhorn-Geschichten?Die schoensten Einhorn-Geschichten
1987-00-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3753) 3-8118-3753-2
DM 8.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Sven Papenbrock Checkmark
Mythic Beasts 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 0-948164-62-X
£3.50?£: UK pound
343
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 Julek Heller  
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment 1988-05-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 10513
$6.98?$: US dollar
xvi+
622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Canty Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9
£4.95?£: UK pound
431
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 Christos Achilleos Checkmark
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment 1988-12-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell St. Martin's Press 0-312-02250-6
$19.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Canty Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats 1990-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9
£4.99?£: UK pound
431
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 Christos Achilleos  
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-145-3   544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Baker Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 1994-02-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214216-X
£17.95?£: UK pound
xxii+
499
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pete Lyon  
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 1994-03-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press, USA 0-19-214216-X
$25.00?$: US dollar
xxii+
499
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pete Lyon Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 1995-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-282398-1
£7.99?£: UK pound
499
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 Pete Lyon Checkmark
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment 1996-02-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 1-56865-174-0 / 10703
$10.98?$: US dollar
xvi+
622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Canty 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
 
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism 0-06-105215-9
$14.00?$: US dollar
xii+
562
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 Carl Galian Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism / SFBC 1-56865-858-3 / 17918
$10.98?$: US dollar
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Galian Checkmark
La fuente del unicornio 1999-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Plaza & Janés (Mundos Imaginarios #1) 84-01-54103-4   348
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 Jordi Forcada  
Avventure nell'ignoto 2000-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #26)  
Lit 9,900?Lit: Italian lira
348
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 Pierluigi Longo  
A Saucer of Loneliness 2000-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-350-6
$30.00?$: US dollar
ix+
388
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
A Saucer of Loneliness 2002-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-424-3
$18.95?$: US dollar
ix+
388
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 Ed Emshwiller  
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 2003-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-282398-1
£9.99?£: UK pound
xxii+
499
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  
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 2003-04-17 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280382-4
£9.99?£: UK pound
xxii+
499
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
Great Fantasy 2004-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg W. H. Smith 1-84529-106-9
£4.99?£: UK pound
431
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 Julek Heller Checkmark
Unicorns! 2013-03-25 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-117-7
$4.99?$: US dollar
310
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
A Saucer of Loneliness 2013-04-16 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-58394-751-7
$18.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
A Saucer of Loneliness 2013-09-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11001-4
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
E Pluribus Unicorn date unknown Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-83149-6
$1.95?$: US dollar
x+
211
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2
$16.95?$: US dollar
431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
Unicorns! date unknown ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-85441-9
$2.75?$: US dollar
310
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
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