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Title: Conditionally Human Title Record # 56237
Author: Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Date: 1952-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
Note: The text in Conklin's 5 Unearthly Visions either published an early version of the shortfiction or was shortened on Conklin's own terms: it has only novelette length. The first book publication in Year's Best Science Fiction Novels: 1953 definitely was longer than the Conklin publication. However, the original appearance in Galaxy was a shorter version, probably the same text as the Conklin reprinting. I don't know if the longer version was Miller's original (that H. L. Gold may have cut) or if he expanded it for Dikty's anthology. A note in the Dikty book mentions that most of the stories were "perfected" by the authors, and that one story (possibly "Conditionally Human"?) had a substantial new episode added.) The text was seemingly revised in addition by Miller, Jr.: the average life expectancy for man is stated as 80 years in the Conklin version and as 110 years in later publications, for example.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1955 French Enfants sans âme
1964 Italian Umani a condizione [as by Walter Miller, Jr.]
1970Translated by Brigitte Kraus
German Bedingt menschlich
1974Translated by Bodo Baumann. Seems to use the abridged version.
German Bedingt menschlich
1986Translated by Ingrid Herrmann
German Bedingt menschlich

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, February 1952 1952-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.35?$: US dollar
164
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Year's Best Science Fiction Novels: 1953 1953-03-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell  
$3.50?$: US dollar
315
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #14 January 1955 1955-01-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour  
F100.00?F: French frank
148
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 Ed Emshwiller  
Conditionally Human 1962-00-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Ballantine Books F626
$0.50?$: US dollar
191
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Conditionally Human 1963-12-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz  
15/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Conditionally Human 1964-11-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 91
6/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths  
Futuria #4 1964-12-01 ed. Franco Enna Zillitti Editore 4
Lit 200?Lit: Italian lira
160
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 Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
5 Unearthly Visions 1965-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Fawcett Gold Medal d1549
$0.50?$: US dollar
175
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Conditionally Human 1966-02-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Panther 1989
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
174
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
5 Unearthly Visions 1967-12-00 ed. Groff Conklin Fawcett Gold Medal d1868
$0.50?$: US dollar
175
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Unirdische Visionen 1970-01-02 ed. Groff Conklin Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #171) TTB171
DM 2.40?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
158
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 Klostermann Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 36 1974-05-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #67 (3046)) 3-548-03046-7
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
125
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 Frazetta Checkmark
The Science Fiction Stories of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1978-12-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gregg Press 0-8398-2496-3
$13.50?$: US dollar
xxv+
373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1980-05-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Pocket Books 0-671-83304-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
vii+
472
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 Mara McAfee Checkmark
The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1980-10-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Pocket Books / SFBC 2065
$6.98?$: US dollar
469
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Larry Kresek Checkmark
Conditionally Human and Other Stories 1982-07-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Corgi 0-552-11991-1
£1.50?£: UK pound
228
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 1986 1986-02-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4262) 3-453-31241-4
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
540+
[1]
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Bedingt menschlich 1986-05-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4307) 3-453-31305-4
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
575
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
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 2000 2000-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6342) 3-453-16188-2
DM 18.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
715
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
Zoltán Boros?Zoltan Boros
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Gábor Szikszai?Gabor Szikszai
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The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 2000-07-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07119-2
£9.99?£: UK pound
472
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 Checkmark
Dark Benediction 2007-04-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #69) 978-0-575-07977-9
£7.99?£: UK pound
472
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 Dominic Harman Checkmark
Dark Benediction 2013-05-23 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks) 978-1-4732-0065-4
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Dominic Harman  
Dark Benediction 2015-08-13 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-1194-0
£9.99?£: UK pound
xv+
472
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 Dominic Harman  
Conditionally Human 2016-04-03 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Project Gutenberg 51651
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Fantastic Stories Presents the Galaxy Science Fiction Super Pack #2 2016-04-12 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-0621-1
$16.99?$: US dollar
526
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.
anth 3000ad  
Fantastic Stories Presents the Galaxy Science Fiction Super Pack #2 2016-04-15 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-0577-1
$1.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth 3000ad  
The 12th Science Fiction Megapack 2016-04-21 ed. uncredited Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-2155-8
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Fantastic Stories Presents the Galaxy Science Fiction Super Pack #2 2018-04-03 ed. uncredited Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-2100-9
$24.99?$: US dollar
526
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth 3000ad  
Dark Benediction date unknown Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #69) 978-0-575-07977-9
£8.99?£: UK pound
472
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 Dominic Harman Checkmark
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