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Title: The Only Game in Town Title Record # 62719
Author: Poul Anderson
Date: 1960-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Time Patrol
Series Number: 4
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1960Translated by Roger Durand, revised for the 2005 Le Belial publication by Pierre-Paul Durastanti.
French Échec aux Mongols
1964Translated by Francisco Cazorla Olmo
Spanish La única partida
1966Translated by P. Groen
Dutch De Enige Mogelijkheid
1977Translated by Vitomir Korać
Serbian Pravila igre [as by Pol Anderson]
1977Translated by Andreina Negretti
Italian La scoperta sbagliata
1997Translated by Peter Pape
German Ein unfaires Spiel
2000Translated by Pedro Jorge Romero.
Spanish La única partida en esta ciudad
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Andreina Negretti
Italian Everard e la "scoperta sbagliata" (Part 1 of 2)
1961Translated by Andreina Negretti
Italian Everard e la "scoperta sbagliata" (Part 2 of 2)

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, January 1960 1960-01-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132
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 Emsh Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 1, No. 5 1960-04-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1960-09-00 Poul Anderson Ballantine Books 422K $0.35 140
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
Fiction, #82 1960-09-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F1.60 148
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 Jean-Claude Forest Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1961-00-00 Poul Anderson Gollancz   13/6 176
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Urania #258 1961-06-18 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 258 150 Lit 128
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
Urania #259 1961-07-02 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 259 150 Lit 128
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 Carlo Jacono Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1962-10-00 Poul Anderson The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 66 5/9 176
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Guardianes del Tiempo 1964-00-00 Poul Anderson E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #102) 102   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 Bas  
Guardians of Time 1964-01-00 Poul Anderson Pan Books G660 2/6 160
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 W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1964-01-00 Poul Anderson Pan Books G660 A4/- 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 W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1964-02-00 Poul Anderson Pan Books G660 2/6 160
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 W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
La patrouille du temps 1965-00-00 Poul Anderson Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Géant #232)     286
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
Avontuur in het Verleden 1966-00-00 Poul Anderson Het Spectrum (Prisma #1150) 1150 ƒ1.75 169
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1970-03-00 Poul Anderson Ballantine Books 01890 $0.75 140
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 Paul Lehr  
Guardians of Time 1972-00-00 Poul Anderson Pan Books 0-330-01660-1 £0.25 160
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 Ian Miller Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1976-04-00 Poul Anderson White Lion 0-85617-797-0 £2.95 176
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Guardians of Time 1977-00-00 Poul Anderson Pan Books 0-330-01660-1 £0.60 160
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 Enric Checkmark
Čuvari vremena?Cuvari vremena
Chuvari vremena
1977-00-00 Pol Anderson Jugoslavija (Kentaur)     123
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
Leonid Šejka?Leonid Shejka
Leonid Sejka
Checkmark
I guardiani del Tempo 1977-06-00 Poul Anderson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #3) 14219 1,000 Lit 206
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  
La patrouille du temps 1978-00-00 Poul Anderson Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #232)     277
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 Guardians of Time 1981-10-00 Poul Anderson Tor / Pinnacle (Jim Baen Presents) 0-523-48510-7 $2.50 254
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
The Guardians of Time 1982-00-00 Poul Anderson Tor / Pinnacle (Jim Baen Presents) 0-523-48579-4 $2.95 254
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 Tom Kidd  
La patrouille du temps 1982-12-15 Poul Anderson J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1409) 2-277-21409-4   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 Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Avontuur in het Verleden 1984-00-00 Poul Anderson Het Spectrum (Prisma #2263) 90-274-1406-8   169
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
Annals of the Time Patrol 1984-05-00 Poul Anderson Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 6217 $5.98 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Avontuur in het Verleden 1987-00-00 Poul Anderson Het Spectrum (Prisma #2644) 90-274-1676-1   169
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
La patrouille du temps 1987-02-20 Poul Anderson J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1409) 2-277-21409-4   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 James Gurney Checkmark
The Guardians of Time 1988-03-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-812-53091-8 $3.50 254
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  
The Time Patrol 1991-10-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-312-85231-2 $21.95 458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Time Patrol 1991-12-00 Poul Anderson Tor / SFBC 19161 $9.98 458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
La pattuglia del tempo 1994-01-00 Poul Anderson Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-37759-3 32,000 Lit 492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Cesare Reggiani  
The Time Patrol 1994-04-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-312-85636-9 $14.95 458
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
La pattuglia del tempo 1995-07-11 Poul Anderson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Argento #5)   7,000 Lit 446
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 Oscar Chichoni  
Die Chroniken der Zeitpatrouille 1997-00-00 Poul Anderson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5661) 3-453-11946-0 DM 19.90 862
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 Zoltán Boros , Gábor Szikszai  
La patrulla del tiempo 2000-07-00 Poul Anderson Ediciones B 84-406-9723-6   584
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 Gemma Pellicer , Raúl García (artist) , Tomás García  
La patrouille du temps 2005-02-00 Poul Anderson Le Bélial' 2-84344-061-0 €18.00 278
tabloid?11" by 16" magazine, usually newsprint, e.g. British Science Fiction Monthly.
coll Gil Formosa Checkmark
La pattuglia del tempo vol. 1 2005-03-00 Poul Anderson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #26) 26 €4.90 346
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 Franco Brambilla  
Time Patrol 2006-02-00 Poul Anderson Baen 1-4165-0935-6 $7.99 765
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.
omni David Mattingly Checkmark
Futures Past 2006-11-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-01454-2 $7.99 x+
290
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 AXB Group Checkmark
La patrouille du temps 2007-10-00 Poul Anderson Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #27038) 978-2-253-11877-0 €6.50 286
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 Jacky Paternoster Checkmark
Time Patrol 2009-04-09 Poul Anderson Paw Prints 978-1-4395-7523-9 $16.99 765
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Saturn Game 2010-07-00 Poul Anderson NESFA Press (The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson #3) 978-1-886778-89-4 $29.00 511
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Time Patrol 2011-09-29 Poul Anderson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10893-6 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Futures Past 2013-06-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-145-0 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
Brain Wave / The Boat of a Million Years / The Guardians of Time 2013-11-28 Poul Anderson Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-10693-2 £18.99 xiii+
684
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.
omni Chris Moore Checkmark
Brain Wave / The Boat of a Million Years / The Guardians of Time 2013-12-12 Poul Anderson Gateway / Orion (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-1-4732-0185-9 £9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
La patrouille du temps date unknown Poul Anderson Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #232)     277
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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