Men At Arms

The fifteenth novel in the Discworld Series

UK hbk: Victor Gollancz, 40,000 printed 11 November 1993 (0-575-05503-0) repr. twice (1st reprint 7,500), then reissued, 6 August 1998 (0-575-06577-X). Copies of the second reprint were rejacketed for the initial publication, but Gollancz did print 750 copies in July or August 1998.
Book proof: 150 copies
Discworld Collector’s Library: The City Watch Collection (hbk, cover engraving by Joe McLaren): Gollancz, 28 February 2014 (978-1-473-20019-7)

Book Club: BCA, 1994 (CN 6731) The first Discworld novel issued by BCA in the small format. Hitherto all copies had been printed for them by Gollancz.

BCA’s Unseen Library: c.3,500 copies in January 2006 (CN 142976)

Pbk: Corgi, 250,000 copies on 10 November 1994 (0-552-14028-7), reprinted 1994 (twice), 1996, 1997, 1998 and numerous occasions since.
B-format issue, with black/gold photographic design cover, on sale at same time as Kirby edition, July 2005 (0-552-15316-8)
Reissued B-format with modified Kirby cover: Corgi, 2013 (978-0-552-16753-6)
 

USA: HarperPrism (jacket design by Michael Sabanosh), March 1996 (0-06-109218-5)
Proofs: issued September 1995. Quantity not known.
Pbk: HarperPrism (cover illus. Michael Sabanosh), 3 April 1997 (0-06-109219-3)

Premium pbk: Harper Premium, 29 October 2013 (978-0-06-223740-8)

US book club: Science Fiction Book Club Selection May 1996 (Jacket art by Lissanne Lake) 1 April 1996 (ref.11518)

Brazilian: Bertrand Brasil [not yet published]

Bulgarian: Вьоръжени Мъже, trs. Mirela Khristova, Vuzev/Akhont-V,  5,000 copies in December 1998 (954-422-051-8)
New translation: trs. Vladimir Zarkov, Vuzev/Arhont-V, 2003 (954-422-079-8)

Chinese/complex (Taiwan): Solo, February 2013 (978-986-89002-1-9)

Czech: Muži ve Zbrani, trs. Jan Kantůrek, Talpress, 10,000 copies in November 1997 (80-7197-122-7)
Double volume, with Soul Music, pencil drawings by Paul Kidby, Talpress, 2012 (978-80-7197-441-3)

 Dutch: Te Wapen, trs. Venugopalan Ittekot (pseud. of Ruurd Groot), Het Spectrum, 5,000    copies in August 1996 (90-274-4784-5)
Reissue: Mynx, 2008 (978-90-225-5127-1)

Estonian: Relvis Mehed, trs. Kaaren Kaer, jacket illus. Hillar Mets, Varrak, December 2003 (9985-3-0785-2)

Finnish: Vartiosto valmiina palvelukseen, trs. Mika Kivimäki, Karisto, March or 25 May 2005 (951-23-4605-2)
Pbk: Karisto, January 2008 (978-951-23-4979-1)

French: Le Guet des Orfèvres, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, May 2000 (2-84172-138-8)
Reissue, with new introduction by Terry Pratchett (dated September 2014), 19 May 2016 (978-2-84172-763-6)
Omnibus, with Guards! Guards! and Feet of Clay: Le Guet d’Ankh-Morpork, L’Atalante, October 2010 (978-2-84172-522-9)

Pbk: Pocket, February 2004 (2-266-13698-4; 5826)
Pbk with Simonetti cover: Pocket, August 2011 (978-2-266-21195-6)

German 1. Helle Barden, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Goldmann, 22,000 copies on 1 February 1996 (3-442-43048-8)
mass market pbk: Goldmann, November 2000 (3-442-44873-5)
Pbk: CBT, October 2009 (978-3-570-30607-9)
2. New translation by Gerald Jung, Manhattan, 24 March 2014 (978-3-442-54719-7)

 Hebrew: 7?!95 *9), טדי מדא׳ע, trs. , Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan Dvir, 2006 (42-4100118)

 Hungarian: Fegyvertársak, trs. Csaba Járdán, Delta Vision, 28 November 2012 [2009] (978-963-9890-20-6)

 Italian: Uomini d’arme, trs. Antonella Pieretti, cover illus. Paul Kidby, Salani c. October 2003 (88-8451-283-2). Incorrectly called on the title page ‘il secondo volume della trilogia della Guardia Cittadina’, the trilogy aspect only being dreamed up later as a marketing tool by Gollancz – as with their other trilogies.
Mass market paperback: TEA, March 2006 (88-502-1044-2)

Polish: Zbrojni, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, Prószyński i S-ka, 2002 (83-7337-201-6)

Romanian: Rao [not yet published]

Russian: К Опужи! К Опужи!, trs. N.Berdennukov, Eksmo, ?5 May 2002 (5-699-00379-7)
Double volume with Guards! Guards!: Eksmo, 5,000 copies printed on 14 April 2003 (5-699-02859-5)
Three book volume with Guards! Guards! and Feet of Clay called Стража! Стража! Eksmo, 28 January 2015 (978-5-699-62981-7)

 Serbian/Yugoslav: Oružane Snage, trs. Aleksandar Milaji*, Laguna, 1,000 copies in 2002 (86-7436-123-4)

 Spanish: Hombres de armas, trs. Albert Solé, Plaza y Janés, July 2003 (94-01-32993-0)
Pocket book: Debols!llo/Plaza y Janés, April 2005 (84-9793-623-X; vol.342/15)
Bestseller edition; Debols!llo, November 2010 (978-84-9793-623-1), 1st edition with new cover October 2013(same ISBN),
Kiosk edition: Altaya, 2008 (978-84-487-2619-5)

Swedish: En Man på Sin Vakt, trs. Peter Lindforss, Wahlströms, 1995 (91-32-31990-8)
pbk: c.January 1998 (91-32-43081-7)

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