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Title: The Weapon Too Dreadful to Use

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Title: The Weapon Too Dreadful to Use Title Record # 60778
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1939-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973 Italian L'arma Troppo Terribile Per Essere Usata
1974Translated by Jane Fillon
French Une arme trop effroyable pour être utilisée
1976Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian Strahovito oružje
1977 Dutch Een Wapen, Te Vreselijk om te Gebruiken

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Amazing Stories, May 1939 1939-05-00 ed. Raymond A. Palmer Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.20 148
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 Robert Fuqua Checkmark
Amazing Stories, August 1965 1965-08-00 ed. Joseph Ross Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc.   $0.50 164
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 Alex Schomburg Checkmark
The Future Makers 1968-07-00 ed. Peter Haining Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98040-0 18/- 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Future Makers 1969-09-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 2516 5/- 142
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Future Makers 1971-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Books B75-2125 $0.75 174
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 Bill Duca Checkmark
The Future Makers 1971-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Books B75-2125 C$0.75 174
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 Bill Duca Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 5 1971-07-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #5) 0-283-48483-7 £ 254+
190+
191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying 1972-09-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-03979-4 $10.00 viii+
540
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Kiperman Checkmark
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying 1972-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 5479 $2.98 568
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Kiperman Checkmark
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 1 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03806-X £0.35 188
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
Urania #625 1973-08-19 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 625 350 Lit 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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying 1973-10-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-03979-4 $10.00 viii+
540
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Kiperman Checkmark
Dangereuse Callisto 1974-05-10 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #182)     314
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 Early Asimov: Book One 1974-06-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2087 $1.25 302
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 Future Makers 1974-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Belmont Tower 50689 $0.95 174
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 Future Makers 1974-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Flamingo Books 50689 £0.30 174
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 Early Asimov: Book One 1974-06-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2087 C$1.25 302
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 Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 1 1975-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03806-X £0.40 188
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
The Future Makers 1975-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Robert Hale 0-7091-4712-0   174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Sirius, #3 1976-09-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   10 din. 148
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
De Dreiging van Callisto: Vroege Werken 1: 1939-1940 1977-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna (Bruna SF #69) 90-229-9069-9   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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Future Makers 1979-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Magnum 0-417-03360-5 £0.90 174
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 Moore Checkmark
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 1 1979-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03806-X £0.85 188
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
Asimov Story 1979-03-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Urania #3)   3,500 Lit 588
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 Karel Thole  
The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying Volume 1 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-03806-X £1.25 188
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
Dangereuse Callisto 1982-03-22 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #182) 2-207-30182-6   314
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
The Early Asimov, Book 1 1986-02-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32590-7 $3.95 300
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  
Asimov Story 1987-05-27 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1957) 88-04-30078-7 8,000 Lit 586
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 Atelier Energia  
The Early Asimov Book One date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest X2850 $1.75 302
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 Early Asimov Book One date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2425 $1.50 302
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  
The Early Asimov Book One date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23873-3 $1.95 302
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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