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Title: Dark Mission Title Record # 45430
Author: Lester del Rey
Date: 1940-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1952 Italian Ultima missione
1957Translated by Félix Monteagudo
Spanish Misión secreta
1980Translated by Eva Malsch
German Ein geheimnisvoller Auftrag

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2016 Retro 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
Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1940 1940-07-00 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 Hubert Rogers Checkmark
... And Some Were Human 1948-00-00 Lester del Rey Prime Press   $3.00 331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll L. Robert Tschirky Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1948-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 ix+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1948-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers     ix+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1951-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Scienza Fantastica #2 1952-05-00 ed. Vittorio Kramer, Lionello Torossi Editrice Krator 2 130 Lit 96
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 N. Benedettucci Checkmark
... Y algunos eran humanos 1957-00-00 Lester del Rey E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #37)     238
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 Llobera  
Tales of Soaring Science Fantasy from "... And Some Were Human" 1961-00-00 Lester del Rey Ballantine Books 552 $0.35 160
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Great Science-Fiction 1965-00-00 ed. Tony Licata Three Star Books 102 $0.60 128
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 M. Seltzer Checkmark
Mars, We Love You: Tales of Mars, Men, and Martians 1971-00-00 ed. Jane Hipolito, Willis E. McNelly Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $6.95 xx+
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Berkowitz Checkmark
Mars, We Love You: Tales of Mars, Men, and Martians 1973-07-00 ed. Jane Hipolito, Willis E. McNelly Pyramid Books 0-515-03086-4 $1.25 xvi+
379
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
Mars, We Love You 1973-07-00 ed. Jane Hipolito, Willis E. McNelly Pyramid Books 0-515-03086-4 C$1.25 xvi+
379
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 Book of Mars 1976-00-00 ed. Jane Hipolito, Willis E. McNelly Orbit 0-86007-893-0 £0.85 xviii+
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.
anth Patrick Woodroffe 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?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 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?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
A Treasury of Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-30618-2 $5.98 xiii+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones 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?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 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas 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?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  
War and Space: Selected Short Stories of Lester Del Rey. Volume 1 2009-08-00 Lester del Rey NESFA Press 978-1-886778-76-4 $29.00 572
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Picacio Checkmark
The 13th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack: Lester del Rey, Vol. 2 2015-01-13 Lester del Rey Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0475-9 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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