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Prometheus
Genre Science Fiction
Type Novella
Series Father John Carmody (5)
The fifth and last of the Father John Carmody stories.
DESCRIPTION:
A further adventure of John Carmody. He has an egg on his chest, laid there by a great intelligent sentient bird, a horowitz. The egg has attached itself permanently to John's chest. He wants to get rid of the egg. For that reason John goes to the planet of the horowitzes, to see what can be done about the egg.
 
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32 Publications
 
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FIRST PUBLICATION
in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Robert P. Mills
New York, NY: Mercury Press, Inc.
Volume 20, No. 3, Whole no. 118
magazine (19×13,5cm)
March 1961
132
$ 0.40
Mel Hunter
With a short introduction. This issue also contains an essay by Alfred Bester about PJF, among others.


Mel Hunter
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in Special Wonder
J. Francis McComas
New York, NY: Random House, Inc.
-
no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×15cm)
03/1970
xv + 410
$ 7.95
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There is a special introduction –a memoir on Anthony Boucher– by Farmer.

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in Special Wonder, Volume 1
J. Francis McComas
New York, NY: Beagle Books, Inc.
Science Fiction, 95044
SBN 8441-95044-095
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
01/1971
xvii + 235
$ 0.95
not credited [= unknown]
There is a special introduction –a memoir on Anthony Boucher– by Farmer.

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in Down in the Black Gang
Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday / BCE
Book Club Edition (SFBC), # 3317
no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
not dated [= 04/1971; date code 18M]
not dated [= 10/1973; date code D44]
215
not priced [= $ 1.49 for members]
Gary Viskupic
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Gary Viskupic
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in Other Worlds, Other Gods
Mayo Mohs
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
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no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
06/1971
264
$ 5.95
Roger Hane
With an introduction to the story by Mayo Mohs.

Roger Hane
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in Down in the Black Gang
New York, NY: Signet Books
Scarborough, Ontario: Signet Books (Canadian edition)
Science Fiction, T4805
SBN 451-T4805-075
paperback (18×10,5cm)
10/1971
10/1971 (Canadian edition)
224
$ 0.75
Gene Szafran
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Gene Szafran
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in Other Worlds, Other Gods
Mayo Mohs
New York, NY: Avon
17947
SBN 380-17947-095
paperback (18×10,5cm)
01/1974 (1st)
01/1974 (1st) [Canadian edition]
not dated [= unknown] (3rd)
223
$ 0.95
not credited [= Norman Adams]
With an introduction to the story by Mayo Mohs. The Canadian edition has exactly the same data as the US one, it only states 'Printed in Canada'.

Norman Adams
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in Father to the Stars
New York, NY: Pinnacle / Tor Books
Jim Baen Presents
ISBN 0-523-48504-2
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
07/1981 (1st)
319
$ 2.75
Janny Wurtz
Illustrated by Do Marco.

Janny Wurtz
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in Father to the Stars
New York, NY: Pinnacle / Tor Books
Jim Baen Presents
ISBN 0-523-48562-X
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
05/1982 (2nd)
319
$ 2.75
Janny Wurtz
Illustrated by Do Marco.

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in Father to the Stars
New York, NY: Tor Books
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ISBN 0-812-53771-8
paperback (17×10,5cm)
08/1988 (3rd)
319
$ 3.95
Janny Wurtz
Illustrated by Do Marco.

Janny Wurtz
UK
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in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
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London: Atlas Publishing
Volume 2, No. 8
magazine (19×13,5cm)
July 1961
112
2'-
Mel Hunter
With a short introduction. This issue also contains an essay by Alfred Bester about PJF, among others.

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in Other Worlds, Other Gods
Mayo Mohs
London: New English Library
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SBN 450-02369-9
hardcover (21,5×14cm)
-/1975
264
£ 3.75
not credited [= unknown]
With an introduction to the story by Mayo Mohs.

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in Other Worlds, Other Gods
Mayo Mohs
London: New English Library
Science Fiction
SBN 450-02736-8
paperback (18×11cm)
09/1976
189
£ 0.75
not credited [= unknown]
With an introduction to the story by Mayo Mohs.

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French: "Prométhée"
in Fiction
Alain Doremieux
Paris: Opta
No. 106
magazine (19×13,5cm)
September 1962
144
FF 1,60
Arlette Rosenblum
Lucien Lepiez
With a short introduction. This issue also contains an essay by Alfred Bester about PJF, among others.

Lucien Lepiez
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French: "Prométhée"
in Autres dieux, autres mondes
Mayo Mohs
Paris: Denoël
Présence du futur no. 184
no ISBN
paperback (18×10,5cm)
06/1974
223
not priced
Dominique & Jacques Daniel Vernon
not credited [= unknown]
With an introduction to the story by the editor.

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French: "Prométhée"
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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Arlette Rosenblum
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
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French: "Prométhée"
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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Arlette Rosenblum
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
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French: "Prométhée"
in La Nuit de la lumière
Rennes: Terre de Brume
Poussière d'étoiles
ISBN 2-84362-285-9
trade paperback (24×14cm)
04/2006
407
€ 21,00
Arlette Rosenblum (revised by Minos Hubert)
Éric Scala
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Éric Scala
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French: "Prométhée"
in La Nuit de la lumière
Paris: Le Livre de Poche
Science-Fiction, No. 31110
ISBN 978-2-253-12190-9
paperback (18×11cm)
09/2008
541
€ 6,95
Arlette Rosenblum (revised by Minos Hubert)
Jackie Paternoster
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Jackie Paternoster
GERMANY
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German: "Ein Mann wie Prometheus"
in Wanderer durch Zeit und Raum
Walter Ernsting
München: Heyne
Science-Fiction, Band 3031
no ISBN
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1964
152
not priced [= DM 2,40]
Walter Ernsting
Atelier Heinrichs
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German: "Prometheus"
in Prometheus
München: Goldmann
Science Fiction 0242
ISBN 3-442-23242-2
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1977
158
DM 2,80
Tony Westermayr
Jürgen F. Rogner
Rewritten version.

Jürgen F. Rogner
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German: "Prometheus"
in Pater der Sterne
München: Knaur
Science Fiction, Band 5767
ISBN 3-426-05767-0
paperback (18×11,5cm)
10/1983
302
DM 5,80
Rainer Schmidt
Tom Kidd
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Tom Kidd
ITALY
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Italian: "Prometeo"
in Nova SF* 18 (Della luna, del mare e del cielo)
Ugo Malaguti
Bologne: Libra
Volume VI no. 18
no ISBN
trade paperback [with dustjacket] (20,5×13,5cm)
02/1972
251
L 1.500
Ugo Malaguti
Allison
With an illustration by Virgil Finlay. The story is preceded by a profile of Farmer, written by the editor.

Allison
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Italian: "Prometeo"
in Notte di luce
Milan: Nord
Cosmo, Classici della Fantascienza (22)
no ISBN (later ISBN 88-429-0319-1)
hardcover (19,5×12,5cm)
05/1976
x + 323
L 3.500
Riccardo Valla
not credited [= Cesare Reggiani]
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Cesare Reggiani
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Italian: "Prometeo"
in Notte di luce
Milan: Nord
Cosmo, Classici della Fantascienza (22)
no ISBN (later ISBN 88-429-0319-1)
hardcover (19,5×12,5cm)
02/1982 (2nd)
x + 323
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Riccardo Valla
not credited [= Cesare Reggiani]
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Cesare Reggiani
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Italian: "Prometeo"
in Notte di luce
Milan: Nord
Cosmo, Classici della Fantascienza, 22
ISBN 88-429-0319-1
trade paperback (19,5×12,5cm)
02/1995
x + 323
L 22.000
Riccardo Valla
Peter A. Jones
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Peter A. Jones
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Italian: "Prometeo"
in Notte di luce
Milan: Mondadori
Urania Collezione 052
no ISBN
paperback (18×12,5cm)
05/2007
482
€ 4,90
Riccardo Valla
Franco Brambilla
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Franco Brambilla
RUSSIA
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Russian: "Прометей"
in Миры Филипа Фармера 19
Riga & Moscow: Polaris
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ISBN 5-88132-322-X
hardcover [no dustjacket] (20,5×13,5cm)
07/1997
398
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I. Polochk
V. Kovalev
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V. Kovalev
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