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The Problem of the Sore Bridge—Among Others
Genre Science Fiction
Type Novelette
Series Wold Newton Universe
Written as by Harry Manders (pseudonym / fictional author).
DESCRIPTION:
An adventure that happened in 1895, but the world was not ready at the time to believe the story about it. Harry Manders wrote it down in 1924, before he died that year. The adventure was not to be published until 50 years after his death. And a strange and exotic tale it is.
Raffles and Manders encounter a strange man, Mr. James Phillimore, who had sold some large jewels, star sapphires. But both the man and the jewels are not what they pretend or seem to be...
 
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FIRST PUBLICATION
in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Edward L. Ferman
Cornwall, CT: Mercury Press, Inc.
Volume 49, No. 3, Whole No. 292
magazine (19×13,5cm)
September 1975
164
$ 1.00 (£ 0.45)
Mazey & Schell
Written under the peudonym of Harry Manders. With an Editor's Preface by Farmer. There is also a letter by PJF in this issue, as by Jonathan Swift Somers III.


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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-04208-1
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
11/1979 (1st)
not dated [= -/1980] (2nd)
264
$ 2.25
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Riverworld and other Stories
Boston, MA: Gregg Press
The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series
ISBN 0-8398-2618-4
hardcover [no dustjacket] (21×14cm)
01/1981
xiv + 264
$ 15.95
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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-04208-1
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
02/1981 (3rd)
04/1981 (4th)
09/1981 (5th)
unknown (6th)
264
$ 2.25
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-06487-5
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
04/1983 (7th)
10/1983 (8th)
01/1984 (9th)
264
$ 2.75
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
New York, NY: Bluejay Books, Inc.
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ISBN 0-312-94400-4
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
10/1984
355
$ 14.95
Tom Kidd
With an Editor's Preface by Farmer, and with an illustration by Tom Kidd.

Tom Kidd
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in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
New York, NY: Bluejay Books, Inc.
SF/Mystery / Bluejay Illustrated Editions #12
ISBN 0-312-94401-2
trade paperback (21×14cm)
12/1985
355
$ 8.95
Tom Kidd
With an Editor's Preface by Farmer, and with an illustration by Tom Kidd.

Tom Kidd
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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Ace Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-441-72886-3
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
11/1987
264
$ 3.50
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Venus on the Half-Shell and Others
Christopher Paul Carey
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 978-1-59606-142-2
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
01/2008 [Trade edition.]
03/2008 [Numbered, signed, slipcased edition.]
325
$ 38.00 | $ 125.00
Bob Eggleton
With an introduction by the editor.

Bob Eggleton
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in Venus on the Half-Shell and Others
Christopher Paul Carey
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
-
ISBN 978-1-59606-142-2
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
10/2008 [Lettered, signed, traycased edition.]
340
$ 300.00
Bob Eggleton
With an introduction by the editor.

Bob Eggleton
UK
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in Riverworld and other Stories
St Albans, Herts: Granada / Panther Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
02/1981 (1st)
303
£ 1.50
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
London: Severn House
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ISBN 0-7278-1204-1
hardcover (22×14cm)
-/1985
355
£ 9.95
John Costelloe
With an Editor's Preface by Farmer, and with an illustration by Tom Kidd.

John Costelloe
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in Riverworld and other Stories
London: Grafton Books
Panther Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
12/1986 (2nd)
303
£ 2.50
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Riverworld and other Stories
London: Grafton Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
-/1988 (3rd)
303
£ 2.95
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Riverworld and other Stories
London: Grafton Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
not dated [= -/1989] (4th)
303
£ 3.50
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Tales of the Wold Newton Universe
Win Scott Eckert and Christopher Paul Carey
London: Titan Books
A Wold Newton Anthology
ISBN 978-1-78116-304-7
trade paperback (20,5×13cm)
10/2013
492
£ 7.99 ($ 15.95)
'Dreamstime'
Story introduction by Win Scott Eckert and Christopher Paul Carey.

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French: "Le problème du pont du Sort, entre autres"
in Sherlock Holmes Mémorial 2
Jacques Baudou & Paul Gayot 
Paris: Clancier-Guénaud
Polars 9
ISBN 2-86215-035-5
trade paperback (21×13cm)
02/1983
212
FF 48
Geneviève Lebaut
Françoise Legras
By Harry Manders (pseudonym/fictional author). With an introduction about PJF by the editors, and an Editor's Preface by Farmer.

Françoise Legras
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French: "Le Problème du Pont du sort, entre autres"
in Nouveau Mémorial Sherlock Holmes
Jacques Baudou & Paul Gayot
Rennes: Terre de Brume
Terres Mystérieuses
ISBN 2-84362-223-9
trade paperback (24×14cm)
02/2004  
192
€ 17,00
Geneviève Lebaut
Paul Lehr
By Harry Manders (pseudonym/fictional author). With an introduction about PJF by the editors, and an Editor's Preface by Farmer.

Paul Lehr
GERMANY
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German: "Das Problem der verdrossenen Brücke - unter anderem"
in Mit Sherlock Holmes durch Zeit und Raum (1)
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
Frankfurt/M. & Berlin: Ullstein
Science fiction, Nr. 31140
ISBN 3-548-31140-7
paperback (18×11,5cm)
02/1987
204
DM 9,80
Uwe Anton
Barclay Shaw
With an Editor's Preface by Farmer.

Barclay Shaw
ITALY
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Italian: "Il problema del ponte delicato (tra le altre cose)"
in Il mondo di Philip José Farmer
Milan: Nord
SF, Narrativa d'Anticipazione (24)
no ISBN [later: ISBN 88-429-0629-8]
trade paperback (19,5×12,5cm)
04/1981
ix + 193
L 3.500
Roberta Rambelli
Michael Whelan
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Michael Whelan
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Italian: "Il problema del ponte dolorante"
in Sherlock Holmes nel tempo e nello spazio
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori
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ISBN 88-04-34207-2
trade paperback [with dustjacket] (21,5×14cm)
10/1990
334
L 22.000
Marco Pinna
Thomas Kidd
With an Editor's Preface by Farmer.

Thomas Kidd
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Japanese: "痛がる(ソア)橋の問題 -その他いろいろ"
("Itagaru (Soa) hashi no mondai - sonohoka iroiro")
in ミステリマガジン (Hayakawa's Mystery Magazine)
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Tokyo: Hayakawa Publishing
No. 628
magazine (21×15cm)
06/2008
?
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Higurashi Masamichi
Itou Hitomi
Illustrated by Furukawa Taku.

Itou Hitomi
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Spanish: "El problema del puente quejumbroso"
in Ciencia Ficción - Selección 23
Carlo Frabetti
Barcelona: Bruguera
Libro Amigo 414
ISBN 84-02-04834-X
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
07/1976
190
Ptas 80
M. Giménez Sales & D. Navarro Conçálves
Bosch Penalva
Written under the peudonym of Harry Manders. With an Editor's Preface by Farmer.

Bosch Penalva
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Spanish: "El enigma del puente doliente...entre otros"
in El Mundo del Rio y otras historias
Barcelona: Ultramar
Bolsillo B-75, Ciencia Ficcion-12
ISBN 84-7386-353-4
paperback (17,5×11,5cm)
10/1984 (1st)
03/1989 (2nd)
329
not priced
Victor Conill
Garcés/Castells
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

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Spanish: "El problema del puente dolorido (entre otros)"
in Sherlock Holmes a través del tiempo y el espacio
Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
Madrid: Júcar
Etiqueta Negra 12
ISBN 84-334-3612-0
trade paperback (20×13cm)
12/1986
354
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Robert Walter Moyer
J. Pablo Suárez
With an Editor's Preface by Farmer.

J. Pablo Suárez
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