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2. What has he written? (Kurt Vonnegut)




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This article is from the Kurt Vonnegut FAQ, by George A Cooley geocool@blarg.net with numerous contributions by others.

2. What has he written? (Kurt Vonnegut)

Here, in chronological order, is a complete bibliography of Vonnegut's
books published in the U.S. and England (not counting foreign language
editions, or uncollected short stories). This list is as posted
by John Dinsmore (dinsmorej@uky.campus.mci.net):

All codes (e.g. AA1) refer to entires in the authoritative Pieratt &
Klinkowitz author bibliography (Archon, 1987).

Untermeyer, Louis, & Ralph E. Shikes, eds. The Best Humor Annual. Holt,
1951. 1st ed.
KV's first published appearance in book format. "$3.50" front flap.
Yellow cloth boards / printed dj. KV's story "Epicac," reprinted from
Collier's, an early computer-related piece. Other authors in anthology:
John Lardner, H. Allen Smith, Roger Price, Red Smith, James Thurber, Ogden
Nash, Russell Lynes, Roger Angell, Peter deVries, Robert Ruark, S.J.
Perelman.

Player Piano.
1st trade ed. Scribner's, 1952. 1st print: 7,600cc. AA1
"A" and Scribner's seal at copyright page. Advance Review Copies:
25-30cc (est.)
1st Brit. ed. L, Macmillan, 1953. 2,000 to 3,000cc printed (1,000
pulped) AA10
Bantam pap. edition, 1954. retitled: Utopia 14. 248,000cc. AA3
reedition. Holt, Rinehart, & Winston. 1966. single print: 4,000cc. AA4

The Sirens of Titan.
1st trade ed. Dell, 1959. (pap. orig.) single print: 177,500cc. AB1
Reedition of 1st ed. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1961. 2,500cc. cloth/dj
AB2
Reprint ed. of 1st ed. Dell, 1966. 201,703cc. wraps. AB3
1st Brit. ed. L, Gollancz, 1962. 3 impressions, 1962. AB7

Canary In A Cathouse.
1st trade ed. Fawcett, 1961. Original Gold Medal Collection. wraps.
175,000cc. AC1

Mother Night.
1st trade ed. Fawcett, 1962. Original Gold Medal Collection. wraps.
175,000cc. AD1
Harper & Row, 1966. single print: 5,500cc. (1st ed. in cloth/dj) AD2
Avon edition, 1967. wraps. AD3
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1968. AD6

Cat's Cradle.
1st trade ed. Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1963. 1st print: 6,000cc. AE1
1st Brit. ed. L, Gollancz, 1963. AE9

God Bless You Mr. Rosewater.
1st trade ed. Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1965. 1st print: 6,000cc. AF1
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1965. AF8

Welcome to the Monkey House.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1968. 5,000cc AG1
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1969. AG4

Slaughterhouse-Five.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1969. 1st print: 10,000cc. Uncorrected Proofs:
39cc. AH1
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1970. AH8
Franklin Library, 1978. 25,000cc. sgd./leather/box. AH7

Happy Birthday, Wanda June.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1971. 1st print: 3,000cc. AI1
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1972. AI5

Between Time and Timbuktu. Based on Vonnegut materials, with foreword
(only) by KV.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1972. AJ1
1st Brit. ed. L, Panther, 1975. pbo. AJ3

Breakfast of Champions.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1973. 1st print: 100,000cc. AK1
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1973. 1st print: 8,500cc. AK7

Wampeters Foma Granfalloons.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1974. 1st print: 20,000cc. AL1
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1975. 1st print: 3,000cc AL4

Slapstick; Or, Lonesome No More!
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1976. 1st print: 85,000cc. AM1
Ltd. signed ed. Delacorte, 1976. 250cc no./sgd./slipcase. AM2
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1976. 1st print: 7,500cc. AM5
Franklin Library, 1976. sgd./leather/box.

Jailbird.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1979. 1st print: 90,700cc. AN1
Ltd. signed ed. Delacorte, 1979. 500cc no./sgd./slipcase. AN2
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1979. 1st print: 7,500cc. AN7

Sun Moon Star.
1st trade ed. Harper & Row, 1980. illus. Ivan Chermayeff. AO1
1st Brit. ed. L, Hutchinson, 1980. AO2

Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1981. 1st print: 69,500cc. AP1
Ltd. signed ed. Delacorte, 1981. 500cc no./sgd./slipcase. AP2
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1981. 1st print: 5,000cc. AP6

Deadeye Dick.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1982. 1st print: 100,000cc. AQ1
Ltd. signed ed. Delacorte, 1982. 350cc no./sgd./slipcase. AQ2
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1983. 1st print: 10,000cc. AQ7

Fates Worse Than Death. L, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, 1982.
pamphlet. AR1

Nothing Is Lost Save Honor. Jackson, Mississippi, Nouveau Press, 1985.
AS1
Ltd. ed. of 40cc no./sgd. quarter bound cloth
Ltd. ed. of 300cc no./sgd. half bound goatskin

Galapagos.
1st trade ed. Delacorte, 1985. AT1 (final "A" entry in Pieratt &
Klinkowitz bibliography)
Ltd. signed ed. Delacorte, 1985. 500cc no./sgd./slipcase.
Franklin Library, 1985. sgd./leather. precedes trade ed.
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1985.

Bluebeard.
1st trade ed. Delacorte,1987.
Ltd. signed ed. Delacorte, 1987. 500cc no./sgd./slipcase.
Franklin Library, 1987. sgd./leather.
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1988.

Who Am I This Time? For Romeos & Juliets. Minneapolis, Redpath Pres,
1987. plastic sleeve. illus. Barry Blitt. story first pub. in Monkey
House.

Hocus Pocus.
1st trade ed. Putnam, 1990.
Ltd. signed ed. Putnam, 1990. 250cc no./sgd./slipcase.
Franklin Library, 1990. sgd./leather.
1st Brit. ed. L, Cape, 1990.

Fates Worse Than Death.
1st trade ed. Putnam, 1991.
Ltd. signed ed. Putnam, 1991. 200cc no./sgd./slipcase.

Timequake. Work-in-progress. To be published by Putnam in 1995?

 

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