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Title: The Purpose

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Title: The Purpose Title Record # 45622
Author: A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1945-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1971 German Die Zukunftsforscher
1972Translated by M. Slagt-Prins
Dutch Het Doel en de Middelen
1972Translated by Gisèle Bernier
French Le mobile

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, May 1945 1945-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 180
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 Timmins Checkmark
The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. van Vogt 1968-10-00 A. E. van Vogt Ace Books H-92 $0.60 223
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Der erste Marsianer 1971-12-24 A. E. van Vogt Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #186) TTB186 DM 2.80 162
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Betoverend Dorp 1972-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Bruna (Bruna SF #18) 90-229-9018-4   190
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 Robert Nix Checkmark
Après l'éternité 1972-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #403)     246
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 Checkmark
The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. van Vogt 1973-04-00 A. E. van Vogt Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97947-X £1.95 223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jerzy Osmolski Checkmark
The Worlds of A. E. van Vogt 1974-01-00 A. E. van Vogt Ace Books 22812 $1.25 330
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 Bart Forbes Checkmark
The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. van Vogt 1974-02-00 A. E. van Vogt New English Library 0-450-01735-4 £0.40 222
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 Ray Feibush Checkmark
The Worlds of A. E. van Vogt 1974-10-00 A. E. van Vogt Ace Books 22813 $1.50 330
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 Bart Forbes Checkmark
The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. van Vogt 1975-05-00 A. E. van Vogt New English Library 0-450-02747-3 £0.50 222
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 Ray Feibush Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 15 1975-08-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #15) 0-283-98239-X £ 278+
223+
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Analog: Writers' Choice 1983-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $2.95 288
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".
anth Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Analog: Writers' Choice 1983-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27913-2 $12.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. van Vogt date unknown A. E. van Vogt Ace Books 22811 $0.75 223
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Après l'éternité date unknown A. E. van Vogt Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #403)     246
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 Checkmark
Après l'éternité date unknown A. E. van Vogt Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #403)     246
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 Checkmark
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