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Title: The Key Title Record # 53937
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1966-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Wendell Urth
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1967Translated by Mario Galli
Italian L'agente e il professore
1967Translated by Wulf H. Bergner
German Verschlüsselte Botschaft
1969Translated by Michel Deutsch
French La clef
1970Translated by Henk Bouwman
Dutch De Sleutel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1966 1966-10-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.50 132
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 Ed Emsh Checkmark
Urania #452 1967-01-01 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 452 200 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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Sixteenth Series 1967-04-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday   $4.50 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Donald Crews , Ann Crews Checkmark
Die Kolonie auf dem 3. Planeten 1967-06-00 ed. Wulf H. Bergner Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3097) 3097 DM 2.40 160
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1968-00-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $4.50 xi+
228
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James McMullan Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 16th Series 1968-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Gollancz   25/- 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Asimov's Mysteries 1968-04-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC   $1.70 xi+
240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James McMullan Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1968-08-00 Isaac Asimov Rapp & Whiting   25/- 228
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Asimov's Mysteries 1969-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-02929-X 5/- 253
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1969-01-00 Isaac Asimov Dell 0307 $0.60 251+
[1]
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 Berkey Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1969-01-00 Isaac Asimov Dell 0307 C$0.60 251+
[1]
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 Berkey Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1969-07-00 Isaac Asimov Dell 0307 $0.60 256
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 Berkey Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Sixteenth Series 1969-12-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday / SFBC 1988 $1.49 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
De Sprekende Steen 1970-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1318) 90-229-1318-X ƒ2.75 223
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1970-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dell 0307 $0.75 252
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 Berkey Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1971-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-02929-X 5/- 253
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1972-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-02929-X £0.30 253
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1973-02-00 Isaac Asimov Dell Laurel-Leaf 0307 $0.95 251
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1974-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-02929-X £0.35 253
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1974-04-00 Isaac Asimov Dell Laurel-Leaf 0307 $0.95 251
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Special 25th Anniversary Anthology 1974-08-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday 0-385-08221-5 $7.95 326
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Special 25th Anniversary Anthology 1975-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Robson Books 0-903895-35-8 £3.25 [10]+
326
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Timothy Jaques Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1975-08-00 Isaac Asimov Dell Laurel-Leaf 0307 $1.25 251
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-02929-X £0.50 253
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 Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Special 25th Anniversary Anthology 1977-03-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Ace Books 0-441-05460-9 $1.95 x+
433
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 Alexander Checkmark
Histoires mystérieuses 2 1977-05-09 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #114)     229
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1977-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23223-9 $1.50 255
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 Ann Dalton Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1977-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23223-9 C$1.50 255
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 Ann Dalton Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1980-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-02929-X £0.95 253
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1980-02-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24011-8 $1.95 255
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 Ann Dalton Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-02929-X £1.25 253
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Histoires mystérieuses 2 1982-04-28 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #114) 2-207-30114-1   229
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-02929-X £2.50 253
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 Cesare Reggiani Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1986-06-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-21075-8 C$3.95 255
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1986-06-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-21075-8 $2.95 255
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
Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov 1987-00-00 Isaac Asimov Avenel Books 0-517-64375-8 $8.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Best Mysteries of Isaac Asimov 1987-09-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-13287-0 $4.50 400
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 Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov 1989-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dark Harvest 0-913165-44-1 $21.95 678
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ron Lindahn , Val Lakey Lindahn  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov 1989-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dark Harvest 0-913165-43-3 $49.00 678
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ron Lindahn , Val Lakey Lindahn  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov! 1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov Legend 0-7126-4690-6 £14.99 836
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov: Volume Four 1991-01-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-03109-9 $3.95 182
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 Bob Eggleton  
Die Asimov-Chronik: Die vierte Generation 1991-06-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8228) 3-453-04839-3 DM 14.80 443
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
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-02-00 Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42078-1 $14.00 ix+
550
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.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907 $7.98 ix+
635
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1994-01-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224150-1 £16.99 550
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires mystérieuses 2003-01-02 Isaac Asimov Gallimard (Folio SF #122) 2-07-042680-7 €5.80 437
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 Éric Scala  
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 unpublished Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42079-X    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 16th Series date unknown ed. Edward L. Ferman Ace Books 05455 $0.95 252
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.
anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24011-8 $1.75 255
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 Ann Dalton Checkmark
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