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Title: The Snowbank Orbit Title Record # 57319
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1962-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: At the close of an alien attack on Earth, three human spaceships attempt to pass by Uranus, despite alien vessels hiding in orbit on the far side.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1965Translated by uncredited
German
Die Atmosphärenbremse?Die Atmosphaerenbremse
1976Translated by Gianni Montanari
Italian Orbita frenante
1977 French L'orbite de la banquise
1979Translated by Chantal Jayat
French L'orbite tapis-de-neige

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
If, September 1962 1962-09-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Digest Productions Corporation; New York  
$0.35?$: 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 Wenzel Checkmark
If, September 1962 (UK) 1962-09-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Digest Productions Corporation; New York  
2/-?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).
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 Wenzel  
Ships to the Stars / The Million Year Hunt 1964-00-00 Kenneth Bulmer, Fritz Leiber Ace Books (Ace Double #F-285) F-285
$0.40?$: US dollar
122+
133
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
omni Jack Gaughan , Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction from Worlds of If Magazine 1964-00-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Co.  
$0.50?$: 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 Checkmark
Tödlicher Mond ...und andere Utopia-Kurzgeschichten?Toedlicher Mond ...und andere Utopia-Kurzgeschichten
1965-07-27 Fritz Leiber Pabel (Utopia Zukunftsroman #445) UZ445
DM 0.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
63
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".
coll R. S. Lonati Checkmark
La guerra e i labirinti 1976-01-00 Fritz Leiber Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #47)  
Lit 1,600?Lit: Italian lira
224
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 Richard Clifton-Dey  
Ships to the Stars 1976-10-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 76110
$1.50?$: US dollar
150
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 Walter Rane Checkmark
Ships to the Stars 1977-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 76110
$1.50?$: US dollar
150
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 Walter Rane Checkmark
Phares stellaires et sillages atomiques 1977-03-30 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #15)  
F15.00?F: French frank
254
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 Jacques Bellenger Checkmark
La grande caravane 1979-01-05 Fritz Leiber
Presses de la Cité?Presses de la Cite
(
Presses de la Cité - Futurama?Presses de la Cite - Futurama
#21)
2-258-00492-6   190
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 Lehr Checkmark
The Science Fictional Solar System 1979-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Harper & Row 0-06-011527-0
$11.95?$: US dollar
ix+
313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Irving Freeman Checkmark
The Science Fictional Solar System 1980-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98666-2   317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fictional Solar System 1981-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Readers Union / The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 1177   317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fictional Solar System 1982-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Panther 0-586-05228-3
£1.50?£: UK pound
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 43 1982-02-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #43) 0-283-98814-2
£?£: UK pound
200+
317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Ships to the Stars 2009-06-00 Fritz Leiber Wildside Press 978-1-4344-0489-3
$22.95?$: US dollar
150
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Juanjo Tugores Checkmark
Ships to the Stars 2009-06-19 Fritz Leiber Wildside Press 978-1-4344-0488-6
$11.99?$: US dollar
158
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 Juanjo Tugores  
The Fritz Leiber Megapack 2015-10-24 Fritz Leiber Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0797-2
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Masters of Science Fiction: Fritz Leiber 2016-03-00 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press (Masters of Science Fiction (Centipede Press)) 978-1-61347-071-8
$95.00?$: US dollar
712
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Keegan , Ruth Keegan Checkmark
Fantastic Stories Presents the Worlds of If Super Pack #1 2016-09-19 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-1154-3
$16.99?$: US dollar
516
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 Corepics  
Fantastic Stories Presents the Worlds of If Super Pack #1 2016-10-07 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-1148-2
$1.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Corepics  
Fantastic Stories Presents the Worlds of If Super Pack #1 2018-04-03 ed. uncredited A & D Publishing 978-1-5154-2089-7
$24.99?$: US dollar
516
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Corepics  
The Snowbank Orbit 2020-01-26 Fritz Leiber Project Gutenberg 61243
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Snowbank Orbit 2020-02-04 Fritz Leiber Malamute Media (Retro Sci-Fi #3)  
$0.99?$: 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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