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The Alley Man
Genre Science Fiction
Type Novella
Series
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Nominated for the Hugo Award (1960).
DESCRIPTION:
A story about the last surviving Neanderthal. A social anthropologist sets out to study a man who claims to be the last pure-blooded Neanderthal still alive.
Isaac Asimov in his introduction: "In any case, in "The Alley Man" you get a detailed and very complex look at a Neanderthal."
Philip José Farmer in his introduction to the story: "This seems to have called forth either cries of "Bravo!" or "Abomination of abominations!" ... In any event there must have been some who... thought that "The Alley Man" was a stench in the nostrils of Heaven. Read it and decide."
 
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FIRST PUBLICATION
in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Robert P. Mills
New York, NY: Mercury Press
Volume 16, No. 6, Whole No. 97
magazine (19×13,5cm)
June 1959
132
$ 0.40
Emsh [= Ed Emshwiller]
The cover illustrates Farmer's story.


Emsh
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in The Alley God
New York, NY: Ballantine Books
F 588
no ISBN
paperback (18×11cm)
not dated [= -/1962]
176
$ 0.50
not credited [= Richard Powers]
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Richard Powers
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
New York, NY: DAW Books
UQ1063 / No. 63
SBN 451-UQ1063-095
paperback (18×10,5cm)
07/1973 (1st)
07/1973 (1st) [Canadian printing]
239
$ 0.95
Jack Gaughan
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Jack Gaughan
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-05298-2
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
02/1982 (1st)
04/1982 (2nd)
248
$ 2.50
James Warhola
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

James Warhola
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1952-1964
New York, NY: Crown Publishers
Classics of Modern Science Fiction, Volume 4
ISBN 0-517-55193-4
hardcover (18,5×13cm)
02/1984
xii + 215
$ 7.95
Michael Booth
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Michael Booth
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1952-1964
New York, NY: Crown Publishers
# 5451 / Classics of Modern Science Fiction
no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
06/1984
viii + 215
$ 3.98
Michael Booth
Book Club Edition.

Michael Booth
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in Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Science Fiction Novels
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
New York, NY: Bonanza Books
Baker's Dozen
ISBN 0-517-47646-0
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
10/1985
ix + 574
not priced [= $ 7.98]
Morris Taub
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Morris Taub
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in Neanderthals
Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
New York, NY: Signet Books
Isaac Asimov's Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction #6
ISBN 0-451-14716-2
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
02/1987 (1st)
02/1987 (2nd) [Canadian Edition]
351
$ 3.95 | Canada: $ 4.95
not credited [= Paul Van Munching]
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Paul Van Munching
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in The Great SF Stories #21 (1959)
Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: DAW Books
Science Fiction, No. 823 / UE2428
ISBN 0-88677-428-4
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
06/1990
347
$ 4.95
Robin Hidden
With an introduction to the story by Martin H. Greenberg, and also an introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Robin Hidden
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in The Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1950s
Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Carroll & Graf
-
ISBN 0-88184-621-X
trade paperback (19,5.×13cm)
11/1990
503
$ 8.95
Peter Andrew Jones
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Peter Andrew Jones
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in The Best of Philip José Farmer
Dorman T. Skindler
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
-
ISBN 1-59606-036-0
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
02/2006 (trade)
03/2006 (numbered, signed, in slipcase)
04/2006 (lettered, signed, in traycase}
572
$ 38.00 | $ 175.00 | $ 300.00
Michael Komark
Published in three different editions.

Michael Komark
UK
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in Venture Science Fiction
not credited
London: Atlas Publishing
British Edition No. 16
magazine (19×13,5cm)
December 1964
112
3'-
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Story illustrated by unknown (not credited).

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in The Alley God
London: Sidgwick & Jackson
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SBN 283-48417-9
hardcover (19×13cm)
10/1970
176
£ 1.35 (27s)
not credited [= David Hardy]
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David Hardy
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in The Alley God
London: Sphere Books
Science Fiction, # 34551
no ISBN
paperback (18×11cm)
03/1972
176
£ 0.30
not credited [= unknown]
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
West Yorkshire: The Elmfield Press
-
ISBN 0-7057-0067-4
hardcover (21,5×13,5cm
07/1976
239
£ 4.95
Josh Kirby
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Josh Kirby
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
London: Granada Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05656-4
paperback (18×11cm)
07/1983
318
£ 1.95
Richard Clifton-Dey
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Richard Clifton-Dey
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1952-1964
London: Robson Books
Classics of Modern Science Fiction, Volume 4
ISBN 0-86051-333-5
hardcover (18,5×12,5cm)
03/1985
8 not numbered + 215
£ 5.95
Michael Booth
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Michael Booth
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in The Mammoth Book of Short Science Fiction Novels
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
London: Robinson
-
ISBN 0-948164-22-0
trade paperback (19,5×13cm)
06/1986
not dated [= unknown] (2nd)
not dated [= unknown] (3rd)
not dated [= unknown] (4th)
not dated [= unknown] (5th)
not dated [= unknown] (6th)
574
£ 4.95
not credited [= Richard Clifton-Dey]
First published in the US as Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Science Fiction Novels.

Richard Clifton-Dey
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in The Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1950s
Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg
London: Robinson
Science Fiction
ISBN 1-85487-068-8
trade paperback (19,5×13cm)
07/1990
503
£ 4.99
Peter Andrew Jones
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Peter Andrew Jones
AUSTRALIA
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1952-1964
Richmond, Victoria: Greenhouse
Classics of Modern Science Fiction, Volume 4
ISBN 0-909104-94-8
hardcover (18,5×12,5cm)
-/1985
xii + 215
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Michael Booth
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Michael Booth
FRANCE
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French: "L'homme des allées"
in Fiction
Alain Doremieux
Paris: Opta
No. 137
magazine (19×13cm)
April 1965
160
F 2,50
Pierre Billon
Lucien Lepiez
With an introduction by the editor about Farmer and his early work.

Lucien Lepiez
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French: "L'homme des allées"
in Philip José Farmer
Jacques Chambon
Paris: Presses Pocket
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction, no. 5066
ISBN 2-266-00844-7
paperback (18×11cm)
01/1980
411
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Pierre Billon
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
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French: "L'homme des allées"
in Le jeu de la création
Jacques Chambon
Paris: Presses Pocket
Le grand temple de la sience-fiction, no. 5066
ISBN 2-266-03657-2
paperback (18×11cm)
09/1990
415
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Pierre Billon
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
GERMANY
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German: "Der Müllkutscher"
in Bizarre Beziehungen
München: Knaur
Science Fiction, Band 5771
ISBN 3-426-05771-9
paperback (18×11,5cm)
12/1983
239
DM 4,80
Irmhild Hübner
Oliviero Berni
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Oliviero Berni
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German: "Der Müllkutscher"
in Jenseits von Raum und Zeit
München: Heyne
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Band 4387
ISBN 3-453-00978-9
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1987
617
DM 14,80
Irmhild Hübner
John Harris
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John Harris
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German: "Der Müllkutscher"
in Bizarre Beziehungen
München: Heyne
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Band 4935
ISBN -453-05854-2
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1992 (1st)
-/1993 (2nd)
-/1995 (3rd)
668
DM 18,00
Irmhild Hübner
Boris Vallejo
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Boris Vallejo
ITALY
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Italian: "Un dio dal passato"
in Un dio dal passato
Rome: Fanucci
Futuro (I Pocket di Fantascienza) 2
no ISBN
paperback (18×11cm)
07/1972
220
L 900
Roberta Rambelli
Massimo Jacoponi
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Massimo Jacoponi
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Italian: "Un dio dal passato"
in Un dio dal passato
Rome: Fanucci
Sidera (nello spazio e nel tempo) 2
no ISBN
paperback (19×11cm)
-/1982
220
L 5.000
Roberta Rambelli
not credited [= Peter A. Jones]
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Peter A. Jones
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Italian: "L'uomo del vicolo"
in Le grandi storie della fantascienza 21 (1959)
Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
Milan: Armenia
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ISBN 88-344-0481-5
trade paperback [with dustjacket] (21×15cm)
10/1991
304
L 24.000
Gian Paolo Cossato & Sandro Sandrelli
Dino Marsan
With an introduction to the story by Martin H. Greenberg, and also an introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Dino Marsan
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Italian: "L'ultimo dei Paley"
in Il grande libro della fantascienza. Società del futuro. Romanzi brevi degli anni '50
Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg
Milan: Interno Giallo
Edgar Mammut 3.44
ISBN 88-356-0169-X
trade paperback (19,5×13cm)
03/1992
xvi + 533
L 16.000
Piero Cavallari
Vincent Di Fate
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Vincent Di Fate
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Italian: "L'uomo del vicolo"
in Le grandi storie della fantascienza 21
Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
Milan: Bompiani
Tascabili Bompiani 790
ISBN 88-452-5155-1
trade paperback (19×12,5cm)
04/2002
303
€ 7,80
Gian Paolo Cossato & Sandro Sandrelli
Lucio La Pietra
With an introduction to the story by Martin H. Greenberg, and also an introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Lucio La Pietra
JAPAN
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Japanese: "路地裏の男" ("Rodjiura no otoko")
in S-Fマガジン (S-F Magazine)
Imaoka Qing
Tokyo: Hayakawa Publishing
No.317 (Vol. 25 No. 9)
magazine (21×15cm)
09/1984
272
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Yamada Junko
Yoneda Yutaka
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Yoneda Yutaka
NETHERLANDS
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Dutch: "De sloppenman"
in Het verboden rijk
Amsterdam: Meulenhoff
Science Fiction, M-SF 62
ISBN 90-290-0345-6
paperback (17,5×11cm)
-/1973
180
ƒ 4,00
S. Buddingh
Rik Lina
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Rik Lina
RUSSIA
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Russian: "Человек из переулка (Аллея человека)"
in Летающие киты Исмаэля
Moscow: Centerpoligraf
Osiris 19
ISBN 5-7001-0004-5
hardcover [no dustjacket] (20×14,5cm)
-/1992
587
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Russian: "Человек на задворках"
in Миры Филипа Фармера 15
Riga & Moscow: Polaris
-
ISBN 5-88132-275-4
hardcover [no dustjacket] (20,5×13,5cm)
03/1997
400
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I. Ziveva
V. Kovalev
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V. Kovalev
SWEDEN
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Swedish: "Gubben Paley"
in Det hände i morgon 3
Sam J. Lundwall
Stockholm: Delta Förlags AB
Science Fiction
ISBN 91-7228-032-8
trade paperback (21×12cm)
-/1974
207
not priced [= SEK 30,-]
Gunnar Gällmo & Kjell Rehnström
Virgil Finlay
With a very short introduction about Farmer by the editor.

Virgil Finlay
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Swedish: "Gubben Paley"
in Jules Verne Magasinet
Sam J. Lundwall
Stockholm: Delta Förlags AB
Nr. 353
ISBN 91-7228-031-X
magazine (21×12,5cm)
December 1974
128
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not credited [= Gunnar Gällmo & Kjell Rehnström]
not credited [= Jack Gaughan]
With a very short introduction about Farmer by the editor.

Jack Gaughan
UKRAINE
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Russian: "Человек из переулка"
in Там, по ту сторону...
Odessa: Soyuzimpeks
История, приключения, фантастика (ИПФ) #1
no ISBN (ISSN 0869-3412)
hardcover (20,5x13,5cm)
01/1992
382
not priced
A. Cohn
I. Shaganov
Omnibus with one novel and the three stories of the collection The Alley God.

I. Shaganov
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