Courtesy of Baen Books.
y Alternate Orbits selected work   short story  
Alternative title: The Commodore at Sea
Is part of The Rim Worlds A. Bertram Chandler 1950 series - author short story novel novella
Issue Details: First known date: 1971 1971
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Alternate Orbits, also published as Commodore of the Sea, is a four-story collection from the John Grimes/Rim Worlds series, comprising 'Hall of Fame' (1969, aka 'The Kinsolving's Planet Irregulars'), 'The Sister Ships' (1971), 'The Man Who Sailed the Sky' (1971), and 'The Rub' (1970).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Munich,
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Moewig , 1972 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Kinsolving's Planet Irregulars, A. Bertram Chandler , 1969 single work short story science fiction

Kinsolving's Planet on the rim of space where the fabric of time and is stretched almost to bursting. Should John Grimes be surprised to meet...Sherlock Holmes? Lady Chatterly? Tarzan and Jane? A. Bertram Chandler??

Includes

The Man Who Sailed the Sky A. Bertram Chandler , 1971 single work short story science fiction
Sister Ships A. Bertram Chandler , 1971 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Galaxy Science Fiction , September vol. 32 no. 2 1971; (p. 52-81)
The Rub A. Bertram Chandler , 1970 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Galaxy Science Fiction , April vol. 30 no. 1 1970; (p. 73-99)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Alternate Orbits / The Dark Dimensions A. Bertram Chandler , New York (City) : Ace Books , 1971 Z1838681 1971 selected work novella science fiction New York (City) : Ace Books , 1971
  • Appears in:
    y The Commodore at Sea / Spartan Planet A. Bertram Chandler , New York (City) : Ace Books , 1979 Z1838693 1979 selected work novella science fiction Contains the four-story collection The Commodore at Sea (aka Alternate Orbits), comprising 'Hall of Fame' (aka 'The Kinsolving's Planet Irregulars'), 'The Sister Ships,' 'The Man Who Sailed the Sky' and 'The Rub,' along with the novella Spartan Planet (aka False Fatherland). New York (City) : Ace Books , 1979
  • Appears in:
    y John Grimes : Rim Runner A. Bertram Chandler , New York (City) : Science Fiction Book Club [USA] , 2004 Z1838805 2004 selected work novella Comprises: Into the Alternate Universe, The Rim Gods, Contraband from Otherspace and The Commodore at Sea. New York (City) : Science Fiction Book Club [USA] , 2004 pg. 359-488
  • Appears in:
    y John Grimes : Rim Worlds Commodore A. Bertram Chandler , Wake Forest : Baen Books , 2007 Z1845007 2007 selected work novella An bundled ebook collection of novellas set during the latter stages of John Grimes' career. Wake Forest : Baen Books , 2007
    • Wake Forest, North Carolina,
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      Baen EBooks , 2007 .
      Courtesy of Baen Books.
      ISBN: 0441137830, 9780441137831
Alternative title: Weltraumspuk
Language: German
    • Munich,
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      Moewig , 1972 .
      Cover by Eddie Jones. Courtesy of bertramchandler.com
      Extent: 66p.
      Series: y Terra Astra Moewig (publisher), Munich : Moewig , 1971-1986 Z1838686 1971 series - publisher short story novella novel science fiction In 1957 German publisher Arthur Moewig established the weekly imprint series Terra - Utopische Romane : Science Fiction. After 555 issues the series was replaced in 1968 by Terra Nova (190 issues) and again in 1971 by Terra Astra. This final series continued through until 1986, releasing 643 issues.

      Number in series: 35
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