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Title: Black Destroyer Title Record # 41604
Author: A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1939-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Space Beagle
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1953Translator: Sergio Sué
Italian Coeurl
1982Translated by Kurt Mahr (as Klaus Mahn)
German Der schwarze Zerstörer
1988Translated by Irene Holicki
German Der schwarze Zerstörer
1992Translated by Rainer Eisfeld
German Schwarzer Verheerer
2003 Italian Il distruttore nero

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1939 1939-07-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.20 164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Graves Gladney Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   $2.95 xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-08-26 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   $2.95 xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1953-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House     xv+
824
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
I Romanzi di Urania #27 1953-11-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 27 150 Lit 160
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Selections from Adventures in Time and Space 1954-04-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Pennant Books P44 $0.25 200
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 Charles Binger Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. J. Francis McComas, Raymond J. Healy Modern Library (Modern Library Giant #31) G31 $2.95 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Salter Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. J. Francis McComas, Raymond J. Healy Random House   C$3.45 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
First Flight 1963-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 72-672 $0.50 160
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1966-01-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Bantam Books F3102 $0.50 181
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
Adventures in Time and Space 1966-01-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Bantam Books F3102 C$0.50 181
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
First Flight 1966-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Focus 72-145 $0.50 160
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Now Begins Tomorrow 1969-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 74-585 $0.75 160
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
Science Fiction Novellas 1975-00-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Willis E. McNelly Charles Scribner's Sons (Scribner Student Paperbacks) 0-684-13847-6   x+
255
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1975-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Ballantine Books 0-345-25374-4 $4.95 [xvii]+
997
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
Novella: 3 1978-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8015-0 £0.85 159
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-03-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3 $6.95 xv+
997
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
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28925-0 $9.95 997
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 Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61736-3 $2.50 535
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library of Canada 0-451-61736-3 C$2.50 535
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 1979-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #329) 0-87997-454-0 $2.25 432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 1979-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-454-0 C$2.50 432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1979-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3 $9.95 997
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
Astounding Science Fiction, July 1939 1981-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-0991-2 $12.95 [ix]+
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Graves Gladney Checkmark
First Voyages 1981-05-00 ed. Damon Knight, Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-77586-7 $2.95 x+
373
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
Die besten Stories von 1939 1982-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6727) 3-8118-6727-X DM 7.80 383
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 Segrelles 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Von Huxley bis Heinlein 1988-01-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #93) 3-453-00964-9 DM 12.80 479
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 T. Yawada Checkmark
Things Hunting Men 1988-06-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-65412-8 $3.50 307
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Things Hunting Men 1988-06-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-65412-8 C$4.95 307
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Monsters 1988-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-15411-8 $3.95 349
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 J. K. Potter Checkmark
Monsters 1989-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-015-7 £2.99 349
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1990-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House / SFBC 17325 $14.98 1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang Checkmark
Die Expedition der 'Space Beagle' 1992-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #83) 3-453-05025-8 DM 14.80 332+
[8]
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Cats in Space and Other Places 1992-05-00 ed. Bill Fawcett Baen 0-671-72118-6 $4.99 407
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 Dean Morrissey Checkmark
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1939 2001-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Dorset Press 0-7607-2417-2 $9.95 432
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 Tom McKeveny  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume Three 2001-06-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86877-4 $25.95 477
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 2001-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2214-6 / 05417 $17.99 1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 3 2002-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86876-6 $16.95 477
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 Road to Science Fiction: Volume 2: From Wells to Heinlein 2002-10-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4439-7 $32.50 xxii+
511
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
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Urania #1480 2003-12-03 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1480 €3.55 332
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.
mag Franco Brambilla  
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Eric Flint, Jim Baen, David Drake Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $24.00 743
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-02-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen / SFBC 1168633 $13.99 743
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Kidd  
The World Turned Upside Down 2006-06-00 ed. Eric Flint, Jim Baen, David Drake Baen 978-1-4165-2068-9 $15.00 741
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
Le grandi storie della SF vol. 1 2006-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #41) 41 €4.90 360
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 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9 $2.75 535
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 Paul Stinson  
The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9 $2.75 535
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-700-0 C$2.95 432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
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