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Title: The Better Mousetrap Title Record # 68667
Authors: L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
Date: 1950-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Gavagan's Bar
Language: English
Note: First published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1950.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1982Translated by Hilde Linnert (1982)
German Besser als eine Mausefalle
1982Translated by Hilde Linnert
German Besser als eine Mausefalle [as by Lyon Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1950 1950-12-00 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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Tales from Gavagan's Bar 1953-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
228
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Inga Checkmark
Tales from Gavagan's Bar 1953-00-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
228
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Inga Checkmark
Tales from Gavagan's Bar (Expanded Edition) 1978-06-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Owlswick Press 0-913896-12-8
$13.00?$: US dollar
ix+
310
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tim Kirk Checkmark
Tales from Gavagan's Bar 1980-01-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Bantam Books 0-553-13127-3
$1.95?$: US dollar
x+
277
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
Tales from Gavagan's Bar 1980-02-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Bantam Books 0-553-13127-3
$1.95?$: US dollar
x+
277
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
Geschichten aus Gavagans Bar 1982-05-00 Lyon Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3887) 3-453-30810-7
DM 6.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Flying Sorcerers 1997-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63388-0
16.99?: UK pound
267
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Josh Kirby  
The Flying Sorcerers 1998-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Ace Books 0-441-00577-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
x+
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 Walter Velez Checkmark
Scheibenwahn 1999-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #9037) 3-453-15602-1
DM 14.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
430
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Flying Sorcerers 1999-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-725-0
6.99?: UK pound
372
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 Josh Kirby  
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy 1999-02-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-725-0
5.99?: UK pound
xi+
372
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Flying Sorcerers 2001-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-725-0
6.99?: UK pound
xi+
372
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Tales from Gavagan's Bar 2011-09-29 L. Sprague de Camp, Fletcher Pratt Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10348-1
2.99?: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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