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Title: Son of the Tree Title Record # 6747
Author: Jack Vance
Date: 1951-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Nopalgarth
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Originally published in Thrilling Wonder Stories in 1951. When printed as part of an Ace Double it had approximately the same length, about 32,000 words, as the magazine version. The Vance Integral Edition site lists the date of this work as 1950.
Synopsis: "Joe Smith is roaming the galaxy in search of the man who has stolen his love's heart. During his travels he becomes involved with a power struggle taking part between two worlds -one religious, the other cultural- over possession of a developing, but potentially lucrative, third [world]." - publisher
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1975Translated by Lore Strassl
German Baum des Lebens
1977Translated by Jaime Martijn
Dutch De zoon van de boom
1986Translated by Michael Nagula
German Der Baum des Lebens
1992Translated by ECL Meistermann revised for the Belial publication.
French Fils de l'arbre
2019Translated by E. C. L. Meistermann revised by Pierre-Paul Durastanti and Olivier Girard
French Fils de l'arbre

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 1951 1951-06-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Standard Magazines, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
148
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
Son of the Tree / The Houses of Iszm 1964-00-00 Jack Vance Ace Books (Ace Double #F-265) F-265
$0.40?$: US dollar
111+
112
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
coll Jack Gaughan , Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Son of the Tree / The Houses of Iszm 1971-12-00 Jack Vance Ace Books (Ace Double #77525) 77525
$0.95?$: US dollar
130+
125
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
coll Dean Ellis , Josh Kirby Checkmark
Son of the Tree 1974-02-00 Jack Vance Mayflower 0-583-12305-8
£0.30?£: UK pound
128
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.
chap Checkmark
Baum des Lebens 1975-12-09 Jack Vance Pabel-Moewig (Terra Astra #226) TA226
DM 1.50?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
65
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".
chap Eddie Jones Checkmark
De domeinen van Koryphon & De zoon van de boom 1977-00-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (M=SF #124) 90-290-0526-2   288
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.
omni Paul Lehr Checkmark
Nopalgarth 1980-09-00 Jack Vance DAW Books (DAW Collectors #402) 0-87997-563-6 / UE1563
$2.25?$: US dollar
272
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 Gino D'Achille Checkmark
Nopalgarth 1980-09-00 Jack Vance DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-563-6
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
272
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 Gino D'Achille Checkmark
Son of the Tree 1983-06-00 Jack Vance Underwood-Miller 0-934438-80-3
$15.00?$: US dollar
128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Ned Dameron  
Son of the Tree 1983-06-00 Jack Vance Underwood-Miller 0-934438-79-X
$25.00?$: US dollar
125
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Ned Dameron Checkmark
Drachenbrut 1986-10-00 Jack Vance
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24087)
3-404-24087-1
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
431
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 Tim White Checkmark
Emphyrio / De huizen van Iszm / De zoon van de boom 1988-10-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (M=SF #260) 90-290-4377-6   462
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Docteur Bizarre 1992-04-00 Jack Vance Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5402) 2-266-03698-X   278
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 W. Siudmak  
De Zoon van de Boom 1997-10-00 Jack Vance Meulenhoff (*M) 90-290-5487-5   160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Drachenbrut 1999-05-00 Jack Vance
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction #23212)
3-404-23212-7
DM 14.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
473
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 Romas Kukalis Checkmark
Drachenbrut 2004-00-00 Jack Vance Weltbild 3-8289-7668-9   472
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Son of the Tree and Other Stories 2005-00-00 Jack Vance Vance Integral Edition (Vance Integral Edition #5) 0-9712375-1-4   [viii]+
485
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Son of the Tree and Other Stories 2011-09-29 Jack Vance Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10989-6
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Dream Castles: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Two 2012-03-00 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-451-5
$45.00?$: US dollar
365
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tom Kidd Checkmark
Dream Castles: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Two 2012-04-00 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-451-5
$350.00?$: US dollar
365
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tom Kidd Checkmark
Son of the Tree 2012-06-00 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press (Vance Digital Edition #8) 978-1-61947-007-1
$4.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Howard Kistler  
Le dernier château et autres crimes 2013-03-00 Jack Vance
Le Bélial'?Le Belial'
978-2-84344-117-2
€21.00?€: Euro
369
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 Nicolas Fructus  
Dream Castles: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Two 2015-03-10 Jack Vance Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-733-2
$4.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Le dernier château et autres crimes 2016-03-10 Jack Vance Gallimard (Folio SF #542) 978-2-07-045591-1
€8.90?€: Euro
512
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 Johann Goudart  
Son of the Tree & The Houses of Iszm 2017-10-01 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press (Signature Series #8) 978-1-61947-131-3
$13.99?$: US dollar
196
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  
De zoon van de boom & De huizen van Iszm 2018-09-06 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press (Het verzameld werk van Jack Vance #8) 978-1-61947-238-9
€14.99?€: Euro
210
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 Howard Kistler  
Nouvelles - tome 1: 1945-1954 2019-02-28 Jack Vance
Le Bélial'?Le Belial'
(Kvasar #13)
978-2-84344-945-1
€34.00?€: Euro
1053
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 Guillaume Sorel  
De zoon van de boom & De huizen van Iszm 2019-09-24 Jack Vance Spatterlight Press (Het verzameld werk van Jack Vance #8) 978-1-61947-177-1
€4.99?€: Euro
210
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Howard Kistler  
Son of the Tree date unknown Jack Vance Mayflower 0-583-12305-8
£0.65?£: UK pound
128
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.
chap Checkmark
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