Title: Vault of the Beast

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Title: Vault of the Beast Title Record # 40823
Author: A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1940-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: This was the first s-f story written by A. E. van Vogt (in 1938), but its publication in Astounding Science Fiction was delayed for editorial reasons until 1940.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1961 German Das Gewölbe des Ungeheuers
1965 French Le caveau de la bête
1969 French Le caveau de la bête
1974 Dutch De Kluis van het Beest
1974 French La caverne de la bête
1980 French Le caveau de la bête
1980 German Der Turm der Bestie
1990 Italian La torre di Kalorn [as by Alfred E. van Vogt]
2003 Italian La Cripta Della Bestia

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 2016 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, August 1940 1940-08-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.20 164 pulp? mag Rogers Checkmark
The Other Side of the Moon 1949-03-00 ed. August Derleth Pellegrini & Cudahy   $3.75 [viii]+
461
hc? anth Checkmark
The Other Side of the Moon 1949-05-00 ed. August Derleth Pellegrini & Cudahy   $3.75 [viii]+
461
hc? anth  
Away and Beyond 1952-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Pellegrini & Cudahy   $3.50 309 hc? coll Glanzman-Parker Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1952-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Avon 548 $0.25 252 pb? coll Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1952-02-20 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster   $3.95 xv+
583
hc? anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1953-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster / SFBC   $1.90 xv+
585
hc? anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Second Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1954-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Grayson & Grayson   9/6 224 hc? anth Mudge-Marriott  
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1956-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Books G-41 $0.35 188 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Das Absolutum 1961-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Balowa / Gebrüder Zimmermann (Balowa Bestseller des Kosmos) 280 DM 7.80 270 hc? coll  
Das Absolutum 1962-07-13 A. E. van Vogt Moewig (Terra #237) 237 DM 0.70 63 digest? coll Karl Stephan Checkmark
The Other Side of the Moon 1963-07-00 ed. August Derleth Panther 1541 2/6 144 pb? anth Checkmark
The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1964-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Four Square Books 1166 5/- 320 pb? anth  
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1964-01-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Medallion F875 $0.50 192 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Monsters 1965-02-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 52-515 $0.50 154 pb? coll Checkmark
Monsters 1965-02-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 52-515 C$0.50 154 pb? coll Checkmark
L'âge d'or de la science-fiction 1965-12-15 ed. uncredited OPTA (Fiction Spécial #8)   F6.00 286 digest? anth Checkmark
Monsters 1967-09-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 52-555 $0.50 154 pb? coll Jerome Podwil Checkmark
Monsters 1967-09-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 52-555 C$0.50 154 pb? coll Jerome Podwil Checkmark
Selections from The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1967-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Medallion X1490 $0.60 192 pb? anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Au-delà du néant / Destination univers 1969-06-16 A. E. van Vogt OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #19)     413 hc? omni Checkmark
Monsters 1970-08-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 63-406 $0.60 154 pb? coll Robert LoGrippo Checkmark
Monsters 1970-08-00 A. E. van Vogt Paperback Library 63-406 C$0.60 154 pb? coll Robert LoGrippo Checkmark
Monsters 1970-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Corgi 0-552-08570-7 £0.25 190 pb? coll Checkmark
De Kluis Van Het Beest 1974-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Meulenhoff (M=SF #78) 90-290-0318-9   343 pb? coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Les monstres 1974-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Belfond     238 tp? coll Pierre De Maria Checkmark
The Best of A. E. van Vogt 1974-05-00 A. E. van Vogt Sphere Books 0-7221-8774-2 £0.60 437 pb? coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Best of A. E. van Vogt 1974-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98167-9 £3.50 437 hc? coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Blal 1976-08-00 A. E. van Vogt Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-89083-200-5 $1.25 224 pb? coll D. A. Daily Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1977-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Jove / HBJ 0-515-04426-1 $1.75 254 pb? coll Checkmark
Monsters 1977-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Corgi 0-552-10605-4 £0.80 190 pb? coll Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1977-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Jove / HBJ 0-515-04426-1 C$1.75 254 pb? coll Checkmark
De Beste Science Fiction Verhalen van Meulenhoff 1978-00-00 ed. Mark Carpentier Alting Meulenhoff (M=SF #141) 90-290-0549-1   385 tp? anth Chris Foss Checkmark
The Blal 1978-01-00 A. E. van Vogt Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-89083-315-X $1.75 224 pb? coll Douglas Beekman Checkmark
Au-delà du néant 1978-04-07 A. E. van Vogt Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5025) 2-266-00540-5   203 pb? coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Classic Science Fiction: The First Golden Age 1978-10-00 ed. Terry Carr Harper & Row 0-06-010634-4 $14.95 viii+
445
hc? anth Irving Freeman Checkmark
Classic Science Fiction: The First Golden Age 1979-00-00 ed. Terry Carr BCA - Book Club Associates CN6459   445 hc? anth Checkmark
The Best of A. E. van Vogt Volume 1 1979-03-00 A. E. van Vogt Sphere 0-7221-8726-2 £1.10 219 pb? coll Peter Elson Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #350) 0-87997-483-4 $2.25 350 pb? anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-483-4 C$2.50 350 pb? anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Les monstres 1980-06-13 A. E. van Vogt J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1082) 2-277-21082-X   187 pb? coll Patrick Alexandre Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1940 1980-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6711) 3-8118-6711-3 DM 7.80 320 pb? anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-40147-9   432+
350
hc? anth Romas Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1983-09-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1963-4 £2.99 349 hc? anth Checkmark
Au-delà du néant 1984-02-02 A. E. van Vogt Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5025) 2-266-00540-5   203 pb? coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Au-delà du néant 1984-08-10 A. E. van Vogt Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5025) 2-266-00540-5   203 pb? coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Les monstres 1985-05-10 A. E. van Vogt J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1082) 2-277-21082-X   187 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1988-02-00 ed. uncredited Treasure Press 1-85051-208-6 £5.99 349 hc? anth  
The Monster Book of Monsters 1988-05-00 ed. Michael O'Shaughnessy Xanadu 0-947761-42-X £9.95 352 hc? anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
The Monster Book of Monsters 1988-08-00 ed. Michael O'Shaughnessy Bonanza Books 0-517-66293-0 $7.98 352 hc? anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
Les monstres 1990-03-22 A. E. van Vogt J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1082) 2-277-21082-X   187 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Urania #1134 1990-08-26 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1134 4,500 Lit 176 digest? mag Vicente Segrelles  
Les monstres 1994-07-18 A. E. van Vogt J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1082) 2-277-21082-X   187 pb? coll Philippe Caza Checkmark
Futures Past: The Best Short Fiction of A. E. van Vogt 1999-10-00 A. E. van Vogt Tachyon Publications 1-892391-05-8 $17.00 xiv+
203
tp? coll Michael Dashow Checkmark
Futures Past: The Best Short Fiction of A. E. van Vogt 1999-10-00 A. E. van Vogt Tachyon Publications 1-892391-04-X $50.00 xiv+
203
hc? coll Michael Dashow Checkmark
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume Three 2001-06-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86877-4 $25.95 477 hc? anth Checkmark
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1940 2002-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Dorset Press 0-7607-3251-5 $9.95 350 tp? anth Tom McKeveny  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 3 2002-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86876-6 $16.95 477 tp? anth  
Transfinite: The Essential A. E. van Vogt 2003-04-00 A. E. van Vogt NESFA Press 1-886778-34-5 $29.00 571+
[2]
hc? coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Urania #1480 2003-12-03 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1480 €3.55 332 pb? mag Franco Brambilla  
Transfinite: The Essential A. E. van Vogt 2006-10-00 A. E. van Vogt NESFA Press 1-886778-34-5 $29.00 571+
[2]
hc? coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
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