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Title: The Very Slow Time Machine Title Record # 40819
Author: Ian Watson
Date: 1978-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Current Tags: time travel (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1980Translated by Jean A. Schalekamp
Dutch De Zeer Trage Tijdmachine
1980 Italian Cronomacchina Molto Lenta
1981Translated by Elisabeth Vonarburg
French La machine à voyager très lentement dans le temps
1982Translated by Rainer Schmidt
German Die Sehr Langsame Zeitmaschine

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
11 1979 Locus Best Short Story
Finalists 1979 Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Anticipations 1978-00-00 ed. Christopher Priest Faber and Faber 0-571-11207-2   214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dave Griffiths Checkmark
Anticipations 1978-09-00 ed. Christopher Priest Charles Scribner's Sons 0-684-15634-2 $8.95 214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dave Griffiths Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 1979-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-02727-4 £6.50 viii+
363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Very Slow Time Machine: Science Fiction Stories 1979-02-00 Ian Watson Gollancz 0-575-02582-4 £4.95 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Very Slow Time Machine 1979-04-00 Ian Watson Ace Books 0-441-86190-3 $1.95 244
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Paul Alexander Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 1979-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28083-0 $2.25 xi+
372
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 1979-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28083-0 C$2.75 xi+
372
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 1979-08-00 ed. Terry Carr Del Rey / Ballantine / SFBC 3355 $3.50 viii+
311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Anticipations 1980-00-00 ed. Christopher Priest Pan Books 0-330-25545-2 £0.95 214
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
De Man die Geen Idee Had 1980-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Het Spectrum (Prisma #1922) 90-274-1052-6   255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Verberk Checkmark
Urania #838 1980-06-01 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 838 1,000 Lit 180
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karel Thole  
Chronomachine lente 1981-05-00 Ian Watson J. C. Lattès (Titres SF #44)     251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Keleck Checkmark
The Very Slow Time Machine 1981-08-00 Ian Watson Panther / Granada 0-586-05064-7 £1.25 222
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Trevor Webb Checkmark
Grotte des tanzenden Wildes 1982-11-00 ed. Werner Fuchs Droemer Knaur (Knaur Science Fiction & Fantasy #5754) 3-426-05754-9 DM 6.80 200
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Die Fussangeln der Zeit 1984-03-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #28) 3-453-31019-5 DM 7.80 346
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Roy Michael Payne Checkmark
Die Gehäuse der Zeit 1994-00-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5075) 3-453-07268-5 DM 25.00 784
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Karel Thole Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
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hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orbit 1-85723-271-2 £25.00 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor / SFBC 05435 $17.98 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
Tales in Time 1997-04-01 ed. Peter Crowther White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-989-6 $12.99 284
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Very Slow Time Machine 2011-09-29 Ian Watson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11475-3 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF 2013-07-04 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 978-1-4721-0025-2 £7.99 viii+
532
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth joeroberts.co.uk  
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF 2013-09-03 ed. Mike Ashley Running Press 978-0-7624-4939-2 $13.95 viii+
535
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Joe Roberts Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF 2013-11-00 ed. Mike Ashley Running Press 978-0-7624-4939-2 $14.95 viii+
535
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth joeroberts.co.uk Checkmark
The Best of Ian Watson 2014-04-00 Ian Watson PS Publishing 978-1-84863-749-8 £60.00 539
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
The Best of Ian Watson 2014-04-00 Ian Watson PS Publishing 978-1-84863-748-1 £25.00 539
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns  
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF date unknown ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 978-1-4721-0025-2 £7.99 viii+
535
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth joeroberts.co.uk Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF date unknown ed. Mike Ashley Running Press 978-0-7624-4939-2 $14.95 viii+
535
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth joeroberts.co.uk Checkmark
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