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the books

I. Works by John Crowley in English

    A. Books by Crowley

1.   The Deep, April 1975
2.   Beasts, September 1976
3.   Engine Summer, March 1979
4.   Little, Big, September 1981
5.   Ægypt, February 1987
6.   Novelty, May 1989
7 Beasts/Engine Summer/Little, Big Omnibus, June 1991
8.   Great Work of Time, July 1991
9.   Antiquities, October 1993
10. Three Novels, August 1994
11. Love and Sleep, August 1994
12. Daemonomania, August 2000
13. An Earthly Mother Sits and Sings, October 2000.

14. The Translator
March 2002
15. Novelties and Souvenirs: Collected Short Fiction  April 2003

     Omnibus Collection: Otherwise, March 2002
 


All scans are from my private collection. Click on any thumbnail to view a larger image.
Each letter (a, b, c) represents a separate edition of a work. Each appended number (a1, a2, b1)
represents a printing or reprint of that particular edition, e.g. b3 = second edition, third printing.
hc=hard cover, mm=mass market paperback, tp=trade paperback (large size), pm=pamphlet/chapbook, eb=electronic book

1. The Deep
a. Garden City: Doubleday, (Apr) 1975, hc.
First Edition.

ISBN: 0-385-09098-6.
Dust jacket illustration by John Cayea.
b. New York: Berkeley Medallion 1976, mm.
First Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-425-03163-2. 
c. London: New English Library, 1977, hc.
First UK Edition, first printing.

ISBN 0-450-03069-5.
Dust jacket illustration by Wayne Anderson.
d. London: New English Library, 1978, mm.
First UK Paper Edition, first printing.

ISBN: 0-450-03353-8.
Cover illustration by Joe Petagno.
e. New York: Bantam, (Jan) 1984, mm.
Second US Paper Edition, first printing.

ISBN: 0-553-23944-9.
Cover illustration by Yvonne Gilbert.
f. London: Unwin, 1987, mm.
Second UK Paper Edition, first printing.

ISBN: 0-048-23318-8.
Cover illustration by Les Edwards.

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2. Beasts
a. Garden City: Doubleday, (Sept) 1976, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-385-11260-2.
Dust jacket illustration by John Cayea.
b1. New York: Bantam, (June) 1978, mm.
First US Paper Edition, first printing
ISBN: 0-553-11102-7.
b2. New York: Bantam, (Nov) 1983, mm.
Second printing.
ISBN: 0-553-23036-0.
Cover illustration by Yvonne Gilbert.
c. London: Futura/Orbit, 1978, mm.
First UK Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-708-88031-2.
d. Wendover (UK): John Goodchild, 1984, hc.
First UK Edition, first printing.

SF Alternatives series. Introduction by David Wingrove.
ISBN: 0-86391-026-3.
Dust jacket design by David Harrop.
Notes: First UK hardcover edition.
e. London: Gollancz, (Dec) 1987, tp.
Second UK Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-575-04134-X.
Cover illustration by Michael Lye.
Notes: First trade paper edition.

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3. Engine Summer
a. Garden City: Doubleday, (Mar) 1979, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-385-12831-2.
Dust jacket illustration by Gary Friedman.
b. London: Gollancz, 1980, hc.
First UK Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-575-02815-7.
c1. New York: Bantam, (Mar) 1980, mm.
First Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-553-13199-0.
c2. New York: Bantam, (Dec) 1983, mm.
Second Printing.
ISBN: 0-553-23360-2.
Cover illustration by Yvonne Gilbert.
d. London: Methuen, 1982, mm.
First UK Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-417-05880-2..
Cover illustration by Tim White.

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4. Little, Big
---. New York: Bantam, (Summer) 1981, tp.
Uncorrected proof of the first edition.
Notes: Click here to see the pre-publication letter that
accompanied some advance copies.
a1. New York: Bantam, (Sep 15) 1981, tp.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-553-01266-5.
Notes: Little, Big was first published as a trade paperback original. No hard cover edition was issued in the US until 1997. The first hard cover edition was issued in the UK in 1982 (I-4-b).
a2. New York: Bantam, (Aug) 1994, tp.
Second Printing.
ISBN: 0-553-37397-8.
b. London: Gollancz, 1982, hc.
First UK Edition, first printing.
Dust jacket design by Pat Doyle.
ISBN: 0-575-03065-8.
Notes: First hardcover edition.
c. London: Gollancz, 1982, tp.
First UK Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-575-03123-9.
Cover illustration by Pat Doyle.
Notes: Published simultaneously with the hardcover.
d1.




d2.
New York: Bantam, (Oct) 1983, mm.
First US Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-553-23337-8.
Cover illustration by Yvonne Gilbert.

Second Printing
. 1984.
d3. New York: Bantam Spectra, (Mar) 1987, mm.
Third Printing.
ISBN: 0-553-26586-5.
Cover illustration by Ed Lindlof.
 
d4. New York: Bantam Spectra, (Oct) 1990, mm.
Fourth Printing.
With a new Foreword by the author.
ISBN: 0-553-26586-5.
Cover illustration by Tom Canty.
Notes: States "third printing," but this an error, since d3
is the actual "third printing."
 
e. London: Methuen, 1983, mm.
First UK Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-413-51350-5.
Cover illustration by Richard Sparks.
 
f. New York: SFBC, (Jan) 1997, hc.
First US Hardcover Edition.  
Code 17464 on rear dustjacket panel.
No ISBN.
Dust jacket illustration by Gary A. Lippincott.
Notes: Science Fiction Book Club edition, offered to members only at $12.98.
 
g. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1997, hc.
First limited edition.
Special leather-bound gilt-edge edition.
Frontispiece by Alan Clark.
No ISBN.
 
h. New York: Perennial, (Mar) 2002, tp.
Reprint.
ISBN: 0-060-93793-9 .
 
 

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5. Ægypt
---. New York: Bantam Spectra, 1987, tp.
Uncorrected proof of the first edition.
No ISBN.
a. New York: Bantam Spectra, (Feb) 1987, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-553-05194-6.
Dust jacket illustration by Ed Lindlof.
---. London: Gollancz, 1987, tp.
Uncorrected proof of the first UK edition.
No ISBN.
b. London: Gollancz, (Sept) 1987, hc.
First UK Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-575-04108-0.
c. London: Gollancz, (July) 1988, tp.
First UK Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-575-04325-3.
Cover illustration by John Avon.
d1.




d2.
New York: Bantam, 1988, tp.
First US Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-553-34592-3.
Notes: Not seen.

Second Printing. (March) 1989.
e. New York: Bantam, (Aug) 1994, tp.
Second US Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-553-34592-3.
Notes: Although first printing is indicated by the number row, this should actually
be the third printing of this edition. Bantam declares it a new edition, however.
f. New York: Pocket, (Feb) 2001, tp.
Third Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 2-266-08141-1 .
 
g. ElectricStory.com, (june) 2001, eb.
Electronic book for Microsoft Reader.

ISBN: B00005NCV6 .
 

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6. Novelty
a. New York: Doubleday Foundation, (May) 1989, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-385-26171-3.
Dust jacket illustration by Mike Fisher.
Includes the Novellas: Great Work of Time, In Blue, The Nightingale Sings at Night, Novelty.
b. New York: Doubleday Foundation, (May) 1989, tp.
First Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-385-26347-3.
Cover illustration by Mike Fisher.
Notes: Issued simultaneously with the hardcover.

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8. Great Work of Time
a. New York: Bantam Spectra, (Aug) 1991, mm.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-553-29319-2
Cover illustration by Tom Canty.
Notes: Paberback original. First separate edition. Originally appeared in Novelty 1989.

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9. Antiquities
a. Seattle: Incunabula, (Oct) 1993, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN:  0-9633637-2-7.
Includes the
Short Stories: "Antiquities," "Exogamy," "The Green Child," "Her Bounty to the Dead," "Missolonghi 1824," "The Reason For the Visit," "Snow. "

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11. Love and Sleep
---. New York: Bantam, 1998, tp.
Uncorrected proof of the first edition.
No ISBN.
 
a. New York: Bantam, (Aug) 1994, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-553-09642-7
Dust jacket design by Jamie S. Warren Youll; cover photos by Superstock.
 
b. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, (Sep) 1994, hc.
First Limited Edition.
No ISBN.
Notes: Special leather-bound gilt-edge edition, part of the
"Signed First Editions of Science Fiction" series by Easton.
c. New York: Bantam, (Aug) 1995, tp.
First Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-553-37468-0.
Cover design by Jamie S. Warren Youll; cover photos by Superstock.
d. ElectricStory.com, (June) 2001, eb.
Electronic book, for Microsoft Reader.

ISBN: B00005NJBP.

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12. Daemonomania
---. New York: Bantam, 2000, tp.
Advance Reading Copy.
No ISBN .
Cover design by Jamie S. Warren Youll.
a. New York: Bantam, (Aug) 2000, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-553-10004-1.
Dust jacket design by Jamie S. Warren Youll.
b. New York: Bantam, (June 26) 2001, tp.
First Trade PB Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-553-10004-1.
Dust jacket design by Jamie S. Warren Youll.

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13. An Earthly Mother Sits and Sings
a. Minneapolis: DreamHaven Books, (Oct) 2000, pm.
First Edition.
Illustrated by Charles Vess.
Limited Edition chapbook produced for the World Fantasy Convention.

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14. The Translator
a. New York: Morrow, (Mar 5) 2002, hc.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-380-97862-8.
b. New York: Perennial, (Mar 4) 2003, tp.
First Trade Paper Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-380-81537-0 .

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15. Novelties and Souvenirs
a. New York: Perennial, (Apr 27) 2003, tp.
First Edition
ISBN: 0380731061.
Notes: First trade paper original of the complete collected short stories.

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Omnibus Collections
7. Beasts/Engine Summer/Little, Big
a. New York: QPBC, (Jun) 1991, tp.
First Edition.
No ISBN.
Cover design by Monica Elias.
Notes: Quality Paperback Book Club edition, offered to members at $12.95.
Contains the novels: Beasts, Engine Summer, and Little, Big (with the 1990 foreword).

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10. Three Novels
a. New York: Bantam, (Aug) 1994, tp.
First Edition.
ISBN: 0-553-37398-6
Book design by Donna Sinisgalli; cover photos by Ron Levy and Michael S. Yamashita.
Notes: First trade omnibus edition.
Contains Crowley's first three novels: The Deep, Beasts, and Engine Summer.

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10. Otherwise
b. New York: Perennial, (Mar 2) 2002, tp.
Second Edition, first printing.
ISBN: 0-060-93792-0
Notes: Second edition of Three Novels.
Contains Crowley's first three novels: The Deep, Beasts, and Engine Summer.
 

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