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Title: The Big Time Title Record # 7666
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1958-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Change War
Series Number: 1
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Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations Serializations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by H. J. Oolbekkink
Dutch In de macht van morgen
1974Translated by Thomas Schlück. The two German editions by Fischer and Bastei Lübbe are essentially the same, they contain the same translation and differ only in title.
German Eine große Zeit
1974Translated by Thomas Schlück. The two german editions by Fischer and Bastei Lübbe are essentially the same, they contain the same translation and differ only in title.
German Eine tolle Zeit
1975 Italian Il grande tempo
1978Translated by Hervé Denes
French La guerre des modifications
1992 Portuguese O Tempo, o Espaço e o Cérebro
2002Translated by Uncredited
Romanian Marele joc al timpului
2020Translated by Hervé Denes revised by <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Timoth%E9e%20Rey&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Timothée Rey</a>
French L'hyper-temps
Year Title
1958 The Big Time (Part 1 of 2)
1958 The Big Time (Part 2 of 2)
Year Language Title
1961 Italian Il grande tempo (Part 1 of 4)
1961 Italian Il grande tempo (Part 2 of 4)
1962 Italian Il grande tempo (Part 3 of 4)
1962 Italian Il grande tempo (Part 4 of 4)
1964 French Guerre dans le néant (Part 1 of 2)
1964Translated by Elisabeth Gille
French
Guerre dans le néant (Part 2 of 2)?Guerre dans le neant (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
Galaxy Science Fiction, March 1958 1958-03-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Dember Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction, April 1958 1958-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Dember Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 62 1958-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications  
2/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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 Dember Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 63 1958-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications  
2/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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 Dember Checkmark
The Big Time / The Mind Spider and Other Stories 1961-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books (Ace Double #D-491) D-491
$0.35?$: US dollar
129+
127
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
omni Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Galaxy #42 1961-11-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 42
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
144
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 Wood Checkmark
Galaxy #43 1961-12-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 43
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
144
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
Galaxy #44 1962-01-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 44
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
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 Wood Checkmark
Galaxy #45 1962-02-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 45
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
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 Finlay Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #4 1964-08-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F2.50?F: French frank
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 Wenzel Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #5 1964-09-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F2.50?F: French frank
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 Dember  
The Big Time 1965-00-00 Fritz Leiber Four Square Books 1267
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
127
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.
novel Checkmark
The Big Time 1967-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books G-627
$0.50?$: US dollar
129
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.
novel Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
The Big Time 1969-01-00 Fritz Leiber New English Library 2345
4/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
127
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.
novel Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Time 1972-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 06221
$0.75?$: US dollar
171
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.
novel Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
In de macht van morgen 1973-00-00 Fritz Leiber Born (Born SF #54) 90-283-0364-2   157
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.
novel Alex Jagtenberg Checkmark
The Big Time 1973-03-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 06219
$0.95?$: US dollar
171
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.
novel Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
Eine tolle Zeit 1974-08-00 Fritz Leiber Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Orbit #41) 3-436-01950-X
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
121
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.
novel Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Big Time 1975-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 06218
$1.25?$: US dollar
171
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.
novel Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
Il grande tempo 1975-09-00 Fritz Leiber Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #19)  
Lit 3,200?Lit: Italian lira
xvi+
254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Whelan  
The Big Time 1976-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 06217
$1.50?$: US dollar
171
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.
novel Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
The Big Time 1976-00-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series) 0-8398-2334-7
$7.50?$: US dollar
xv+
129
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
The Big Time 1976-06-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series) 0-8398-2334-7
$7.50?$: US dollar
xv+
129
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Big Time 1976-11-00 Fritz Leiber Orbit / Futura 0-86007-925-2
£0.65?£: UK pound
171
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.
novel Checkmark
The Big Time 1976-12-00 Fritz Leiber Severn House 0-7278-0218-6
£3.15?£: UK pound
171
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael R. Carter Checkmark
Le grand jeu du temps 1978-00-00 Fritz Leiber
Librairie des Champs-Élysées?Librairie des Champs-Elysees
(Le Masque - Science Fiction #73)
2-7024-0729-3   250
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 Bruce Pennington  
Ship of Shadows 1979-08-00 Fritz Leiber Gollancz 0-575-02709-6
£6.95?£: UK pound
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Fred Gambino Checkmark
Ship of Shadows 1979-08-00 Fritz Leiber Gollancz 0-575-02709-6
£3.00?£: UK pound
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Fred Gambino Checkmark
The Big Time 1982-06-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-06223-7
$2.50?$: US dollar
184
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.
novel Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Ship of Shadows 1982-07-00 Fritz Leiber Mayflower / Granada 0-583-13309-6
£1.50?£: UK pound
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 Fred Gambino Checkmark
Eine große Zeit 1982-08-00 Fritz Leiber
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Abenteuer #23011)
3-404-23011-6
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
159
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.
novel Alan Craddock Checkmark
The Big Time 1988-00-00 Fritz Leiber The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     [14]+
171+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Charles Lang Checkmark
The Big Time 1991-05-00 Fritz Leiber Collier / Macmillan 0-02-069841-0
$4.95?$: US dollar
168
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.
novel Paul Lehr Checkmark
O Tempo, o Espaço e o Cérebro 1992-00-00 Fritz Leiber Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #415)      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
The Big Time 1992-01-00 Fritz Leiber Macmillan / SFBC (Collier Nucleus Fantasy & Science Fiction) 19247
$6.98?$: US dollar
130
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Paul Lehr Checkmark
Il grande tempo 1995-11-00 Fritz Leiber Mondadori (Classici Urania #224)  
Lit 6,500?Lit: Italian lira
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 Marco Patrito  
Il grande tempo 1995-12-00 Fritz Leiber Mondadori (I Libri di Urania #32) 88-04-40981-9
Lit 8,000?Lit: Italian lira
206
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 Marco Patrito  
The Big Time 1998-00-00 Fritz Leiber Buccaneer Books 0-89968-537-4   130
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
The Big Time 2000-04-00 Fritz Leiber Tor 0-312-89079-6
$21.95?$: US dollar
128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel The Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
The Big Time 2001-03-00 Fritz Leiber Orb 0-312-89078-8
$12.95?$: US dollar
128
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.
novel The Chopping Block Checkmark
Marele joc al timpului 2002-00-00 Fritz Leiber Editura Pygmalion (
Colecția Cyborg?Colectsia Cyborg
#21)
    140
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.
novel  
Il grande tempo 2008-10-00 Fritz Leiber Mondadori (Urania Collezione #69) 69
€4.90?€: Euro
282
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.
novel Franco Brambilla  
The Big Time 2009-11-17 Fritz Leiber e-reads.com 978-0-7592-9281-9
$14.95?$: US dollar
126
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.
novel  
The Big Time 2010-05-05 Fritz Leiber Project Gutenberg 32256    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Big Time 2010-08-23 Fritz Leiber Brilliance Audio 978-1-4418-7511-2
$19.99?$: US dollar
 
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
novel The Chopping Block  
The Big Time 2010-08-23 Fritz Leiber Brilliance Audio 978-1-4418-7513-6
$19.99?$: US dollar
 
audio MP3 CD?Compact disc with mp3-encoded audio tracks
novel The Chopping Block  
The Big Time: With No Great Magic! 2010-09-10 Fritz Leiber Resurrected Press 978-1-935774-37-2
$14.99?$: US dollar
240
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  
The Big Time 2011-05-01 Fritz Leiber Aegypan 978-1-4638-9804-5   133
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Virgil Finlay Checkmark
The Big Time 2011-09-16 Fritz Leiber LibriVox  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
Snakes & Spiders: The Definitive Change War Collection 2012-03-27 Fritz Leiber Creative Minority Productions 978-1-944327-03-3
$34.99?$: US dollar
x+
235
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kevin A. Straight Checkmark
The Big Time 2012-07-02 Fritz Leiber Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12393-9
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
American Science Fiction: Five Classic Novels 1956-1958 2012-09-27 Gary K. Wolfe The Library of America (The Library of America #228) 978-1-59853-159-6
$35.00?$: US dollar
835
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Ralph Brillhart Checkmark
American Science Fiction: Nine Classic Novels of the 1950s 2012-09-27 Gary K. Wolfe The Library of America 978-1-59853-157-2
$70.00?$: US dollar
803+
835
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Richard M. Powers Checkmark
The Big Time 2013-01-10 Fritz Leiber CreateSpace 978-1-4819-5725-0
$6.99?$: US dollar
82
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.
novel  
The Big Time 2014-04-01 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-1284-6
$4.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Great Flying Saucer Invasion / The Big Time 2014-05-24 uncredited Armchair Fiction (Armchair Sci-Fi & Horror Double Novels #127) 978-1-61287-213-1 / D-127
$12.95?$: US dollar
208
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  
The Big Time 2015-02-25 Fritz Leiber CreateSpace 978-1-5055-4035-2
$9.99?$: US dollar
84
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.
novel  
The Fritz Leiber Megapack 2015-10-24 Fritz Leiber Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0797-2
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Snakes & Spiders: The Definitive Change War Collection 2016-03-15 Fritz Leiber Creative Minority Productions 978-1-944327-02-6
$11.99?$: US dollar
250
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 Kevin A. Straight  
Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection 2018-12-21 uncredited Musaicum Books / OK Publishing 978-80-272-4813-1
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Sci-Fi Boxed Set: 160+ Space Adventures, Lost Worlds, Dystopian Novels & Apocalyptic Tales 2018-12-21 uncredited Musaicum Books  
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
The Big Time 2019-07-12 Fritz Leiber Musaicum Books  
$4.89?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
La guerre uchronique 2020-01-31 Fritz Leiber
Mnémos?Mnemos
(Intégrales)
978-2-35408-753-1
€35.00?€: Euro
512
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  
The Big Time date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-06222-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
187
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.
novel Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
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