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Title: The Sky Was Full of Ships Title Record # 56327
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1947-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1947 The Cave of History
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Mieke Meuldrager-Ezelin
Dutch De hemel zag zwart van de schepen
1974Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Tausend Schiffe am Himmel
1976 Italian Il cielo era pieno di navi
1978Translated by Michel Deutsch
French
Le ciel était plein de vaisseaux?Le ciel etait plein de vaisseaux

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Thrilling Wonder Stories, June 1947 1947-06-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Standard Magazines, Inc.  
$0.15?$: US dollar
116
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 Earle Bergey Checkmark
Shot in the Dark 1950-01-00 ed. Judith Merril Bantam Books 751
$0.25?$: 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 Herman E. Bischoff Checkmark
Shot in the Dark 1950-01-31 ed. Judith Merril Bantam Books 751   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 Herman E. Bischoff Checkmark
The Shape of Things 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Popular Library SP352
$0.50?$: US dollar
206
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 Eugene Berman Checkmark
The Shape of Things 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Popular Library SP352
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
206
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 Eugene Berman Checkmark
S-F Yearbook, Number 1 1967-00-00 ed. Helen Tono Popular Library, Inc.  
$0.50?$: US dollar
100
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 Jack Coggins Checkmark
Encounters with Aliens: UFO's and Alien Beings in Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. George W. Earley Sherbourne Press  
$4.95?$: US dollar
244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Worlds of Theodore Sturgeon 1972-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ace Books 91060
$0.95?$: 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.
coll Davis Meltzer 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
Tausend Schiffe am Himmel 1974-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0189) 3-442-23189-2
DM 4.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
158
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 F. Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
The Ancient Mysteries Reader 1975-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Doubleday 0-385-09867-7
$7.95?$: US dollar
xi+
321
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Allen Weinberg , Phyllis Cortesi Checkmark
The Ancient Mysteries Reader 1976-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-02131-4
£4.50?£: UK pound
xi+
321
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Un fruscio d'ombre 1976-11-01 Theodore Sturgeon Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #50)  
Lit 1,600?Lit: Italian lira
192
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 Bruce Pennington  
The Worlds of Theodore Sturgeon 1977-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ace Books 0-441-91061-0
$1.50?$: US dollar
x+
398
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 Davis Meltzer Checkmark
The Ancient Mysteries Reader Book 2 1978-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Sphere 0-7221-4253-6
£0.85?£: UK pound
176
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
Les talents de Xanadu 1978-04-20 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #829) 2-277-11829-X   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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Encounters with Aliens 1978-10-00 ed. George W. Earley Charter House 0-8202-5025-2
$4.95?$: US dollar
244
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 Kean Chong Teh  
Les talents de Xanadu 1979-04-20 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #829) 2-277-11829-X   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 Chris Foss  
Les talents de Xanadu 1992-12-18 Theodore Sturgeon J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #829) 2-277-11829-X   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 Chris Foss  
Thunder and Roses 1997-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-252-6
$25.00?$: US dollar
xv+
380
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Thunder and Roses 1999-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-328-X
$18.95?$: US dollar
xv+
380
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 Jacek Yerka  
Thunder and Roses 2014-06-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10998-8
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Sky Was Full of Ships 2022-09-15 Theodore Sturgeon Project Gutenberg 68992
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
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