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Title: Asylum Title Record # 46531
Author: A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1942-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1961First published 1961 by Zimmermann in van Vogt's collection Das Absolutum. Translated by Jesco von Puttkamer
German Asyl
1969Translated by Frank Straschitz
French Les Dreeghs
1972Translated by M. Slagt-Prins
Dutch Toevluchtsoord
1974Translated by Eduardo Saló
Portuguese Os vampiros espaciais
1981Translated by Eva Malsch
German Asyl

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 2018 Retro Hugo Best Novella

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 1942 1942-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 132
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Hubert Rogers Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, May 1942 (UK) 1942-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   0/9 64
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 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
Away and Beyond 1952-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Pellegrini & Cudahy   $3.50 309
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Glanzman-Parker Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1952-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Avon 548 $0.25 252
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
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  
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas 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. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   C$3.45 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Away and Beyond 1959-02-00 A. E. van Vogt Berkley Books G-215 $0.35 172
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
Away and Beyond 1959-02-00 A. E. van Vogt Berkley Books G-215 C$0.35 172
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
Away and Beyond 1960-09-00 A. E. van Vogt Berkley Books   $0.35 172
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  
Away and Beyond 1960-12-00 A. E. van Vogt Berkley Books   $0.35 172
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  
Das Absolutum 1961-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Balowa / Gebrüder Zimmermann (Balowa Bestseller des Kosmos) 280 DM 7.80 270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Das Absolutum 1962-07-13 A. E. van Vogt Moewig (Terra #237) 237 DM 0.70 63
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".
coll Karl Stephan Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1963-08-00 A. E. van Vogt Berkley Medallion F812 $0.50 190
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1963-09-00 A. E. van Vogt Panther 1569 3/6 219
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
Away and Beyond 1968-04-00 A. E. van Vogt Panther 24379 5/- 218
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
Au-delà du néant / Destination univers 1969-06-16 A. E. van Vogt OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #19)     413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1970-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Panther 24379 5/- 219
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
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
Away and Beyond 1973-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Panther 0-586-02437-9 £0.35 219
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1973-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Panther 0-586-02437-9 £0.35 219
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Das Absolutum 1973-11-13 A. E. van Vogt Pabel-Moewig (Terra Astra #118) TA118 DM 1.20 65
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".
coll Eddie Jones Checkmark
Para Além do Infinito 1974-06-00 A. E. van Vogt Dêagá (Ciência #28)     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 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
Away and Beyond 1977-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Jove / HBJ 0-515-04426-1 $1.75 254
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
Away and Beyond 1977-11-00 A. E. van Vogt Jove / HBJ 0-515-04426-1 / M426 C$1.75 254
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
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
Au-delà du néant 1978-04-07 A. E. van Vogt Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5025) 2-266-00540-5   203
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Away and Beyond 1978-10-00 A. E. van Vogt Panther / Granada 0-586-02437-9 £0.75 219
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 Chris Foss 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  
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
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #405) 0-87997-570-9 / UE1570 $2.50 448
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 Antonio Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-570-9 C$2.75 448
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 Antonio Bernal Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1942 1981-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6717) 3-8118-6717-2 DM 7.80 335
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 Vierziger Jahre I 1982-10-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0027-9 DM 32.00 402
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?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 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?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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Invasions 1990-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Roc / New American Library 0-451-45027-2 $4.95 382
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
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
Invasions 1990-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Roc / New American Library 0-451-45027-2 C$5.95 382
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
Weird Vampire Tales 1992-08-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Gramercy Books 0-517-06018-3 $9.95 442
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jim Campbell 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  
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
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
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