ReaperMan

The eleventh novel in the Discworld Series

 UK hbk: Victor Gollancz, 20,200 copies on 23 May 1991 (0-575-04979-0) repr. August 1991, September 1991, March 1995, then reissued as the Collector’s Edition, 5,400 copies on 22 May 1997 (0-575-06483-8)
Book proof: c.100 copies
Reissued in the Collector’s Edition binding, 2,300 copies, 31 March 1998 (0-575-6656-3)
Discworld Collector’s Library: The Death Collection (hbk, cover engraving by Joe McLaren): Gollancz, 7 November 2013 (978-1-473-20011-1)

Pbk: Corgi, 175,000 copies on 21/5/92 (0-552-13464-3), repr. 1992 (twice), 1993 (twice), 1994 (twice), 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, etc
New issue, with black/gold photographic design cover, on sale at same time as Kirby edition, April 2005 (0-552-15295-1)
Reissued B-format with modified Kirby cover: Corgi, October 2012 (978-0-552-16668-3)

Book Club: BCA, 12,500 copies in 1991 (CN 1660)
BCA’s Unseen Library: c.4,000 copies in 2004 (CN133990)   

USA pbk: 1) Roc (NAL) (cover illus. Darrell K.Sweet), 75,000 copies in July 1992 (0-451-45168-6)
By the fifth printing, the gold blocking on the front cover had been changed to orange with TP’s name in white.

2) Harper Torch, August 2002 (0-06-102062-1) Contains an extract from Night Watch at the end.
Copies were also bound up in a library binding and sold by Turtleback Books (0-613-01340-X)
Premium pbk: Harper Premium, 30 July 2013 (978-0-06-223735-4)

USA book club: Science Fiction Book Club Selection, August 1992 (Jacket art by Peter Scanlan) 30 July 1992 (ref. 00054)
Some – presumably the first printing – copies have the US bookclub binding and jacket (i.e. with the NAL device on the spine of the binding, and with the special bookclub jacket design and reference number), but a Gollancz title and verso. Copies with the NAL imprint were printed in Canada.

Brazilian: O senhor da foice, trs. Ludimili Hashimoto, Conrad, 2006 (85-7616-195-8)

Bulgarian: Жбитварят, trs. Vladimir Zarkov, Vuzev/Ahont V, 2002 (954-422-075-5)

Czech: Sekáč, trs. Jan Kantůrek Talpress, 10,000 copies in October 1996 (80-7197-005-0)
Double volume with Witches Abroad: ills by Paul Kidby, Talpress, 2011 (978-80-7197-423-9)

Dutch: Maaierstijd, trs. Venugopalan Ittekot (pseud. of Ruurd Groot), Het Spectrum, 6,000 copies in March 1995 (90-274-4332-7)
Reissue: Mynx, 2008 (978-90-225-5123-3)
     Schijfwereldomnibus nr.4 (omnibus edition with Moving Pictures and Witches Abroad), Het Spectrum, ?5,000 copies ?August 2000 (90-274-6995-4)

Estonian: Vikatimees, trs. Kaaren Kaer, jacket illus. Hillar Mets, Varrak, August 2002 (9985-3-0584-1)

Finnish: Viikatemies, trs. Marja Sinkkonen, Karisto, 1994 (951-23-3537-9)
Pbk: Karisto, December 2001 (951-23-4112-3)

French: Le Faucheur, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, January 1998 (2-84172-066-7)
Reissue, with new introduction by Terry Pratchett (dated September 2014), 22 October 2015 (978-2-841721-739-1)
Omnibus: La Mort due Disque-Monde, containing Mort, Reaper Man and Soul Music, L’Atalante, 27 October 2011 (978-2-84172-558-8)

Pbk: Pocket, June 2002 (2-266-12135-9)
Pbk with Marc Simonetti cover: Pocket, January 2011 (978-2-266-21191-8)

German 1) trade pbk: Alles Sense!, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Goldmann, 25,000 copies on 1 April 1994 (3-442-41551-9)
Mass market pbk: Goldmann, 20,000 copies on 1 December 1998 (3-442-42130-6)
Double volume: Voll im Bilde; Alles Sense!, Goldmann, August 2001 (3-442-45068-3)
2) trs. Regina Rawlinson, September 2011 (978-3-442-54696-1)
            Winner of a translation award ‘Stipendium des Freistaats Bayern, 2011’
Pbk new cover design: Goldmann, November 2015 (978-3-442-48377-8)

Hebrew: איש הקעיד, trs. Elizabeth Weigl, Kinneret, January 2000 (965-286-896-5)

Hungarian 1: A kaszás, trs. Anikó Sohár, Cherubion Könyvkiadó, c.4,000 copies in 2002 (963-9346-63-2)
2. Pbk:  A kaszás, trs. Veronika Farkas, Delta Vision, 13 November 2015 (978-963-395-147-7)

 Italian: Il tristo mietitore, trs. Valentina Daniele, Salani, 10 July 2008 (978-88-8451-967-2)
Black/gold cover design: TEA, February 2010 (978-88-502-2091-5)

Japanese: Choeisha, 1,500 copies on 22 October 2004 (4-88629-864-8)

Norwegian: Mannen med Ljåen, trs.Torleif Sjøgren-Erichsen, Tiden Norsk, 1,200 copies in September 2003 (82-10-04879-1)

Polish: Kosiarz, trs. Piotr W.Cholewa, Prószyński i S-ka, 12,000 copies in January 2001 (83-7255-743-8)

Romanian: Domnul cu Coasa, trs. Bogdan Mihăilescu, Rao, October 2009 (978-973-54-0007-1)

Russian: Мрачный Жнец, trs. N. Berdennikova, Eksmo, 10,100 copies on 16 April 2001 (5-04-007324-0)
Double volume with Mort: Eksmo, 5,000 copies printed on 23 October 2002 (5-699-0205-0); reprinted 2004 (978-5-699-74369-8)

Serbian/Yugoslav: Kosač, trs. Dejan Papić, Laguna/ReVision in their Octarin series, 2001 (86-7436-011-4)

Spanish: El Segador, trs. Cristina Macía, Martínez Roca, 1993 (84-270-1812-6)
Pocket book: Debols!llo/Plaza y Janés, November 2003 (84-9759-993-4; vol.342/12)
10th edition 1st repr. May 2015
Kiosk edition: Altaya, 2008 (with the cover design of Soul Music) (978-84-487-2608-9)

Swedish: Döden ligger lågt, trs. Peter Lindforss, Wahlströms ?August 1999 (91-32-32279-8)
Pbk: Wahlströms, February 2001 (91-32-43277-1)

Turkish: Tirpanli Adam, trs. Niran Elçi, Ithaki, 2008 (978-975-273-433-3)

Ukrainian: Old Lion [contracted, but not yet published]

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Marc Simonetti