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Title: Guardian Angel Title Record # 91784
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1950-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: In 1952, 'Guardian angel' was expanded to become part 1 'Earth and the Overlords' of the novel Childhood's End. According to a note in "Collected Stories" James Blish added a new ending after the story was rejected multiple times.
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Year Language Title
2013Translated by Denise Terrel revised by Tom Clegg
French Ange gardien

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Worlds, #8 Winter 1950 1950-00-00 ed. John Carnell Nova Publications Ltd.   1/6 96
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 Bob Clothier Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries, April 1950 1950-04-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger All-Fiction Field, Inc.   $0.25 132
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 Lawrence Checkmark
Science Fiction Origins 1980-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, William F. Nolan Fawcett Popular Library 0-445-04626-0 $2.25 319
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 Sentinel 1983-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Berkley Books (Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Byron Preiss)) 0-425-06183-3 $6.95 303
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 Lebbeus Woods Checkmark
The Sentinel 1984-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Berkley Books 0-425-06575-8 $50.00 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Sentinel 1984-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Berkley Books / SFBC (Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Byron Preiss)) 3289 $3.98 xiv+
203+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lebbeus Woods Checkmark
The Sentinel 1985-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Panther / Granada 0-586-06343-9 £2.95 299
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Sentinel 1986-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Berkley Books 0-425-09389-1 $3.50 260
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 Lebbeus Woods Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy #8: Devils 1987-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-14865-7 $3.50 351
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
Magical World of Fantasy: Devils 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-000-9 £3.99 351
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 Peter Knifton  
Famous Fantastic Mysteries 1991-08-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Gramercy Books 0-517-05577-5 $10.00 xiii+
449
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
The Sentinel 1991-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Grafton 0-586-21204-3 £3.99 319
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 Moore Checkmark
The Sentinel 1993-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke HarperCollins 0-586-21204-3 £4.99 319
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 Moore Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2000-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07065-X £20.00 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll blacksheep Design Checkmark
The Sentinel 2000-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-21204-3 £5.99 319
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 Moore  
The Sentinel 2000-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke ibooks 0-7434-0721-0 $14.95 298
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 Lebbeus Woods Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4 $29.95 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor / SFBC 35027 $14.98 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8 £9.99 x+
966
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 Blacksheep  
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2002-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5 $17.95 x+
966
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 Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2008-11-03 Arthur C. Clarke Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6906-1 $28.95 966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Odyssées : l'intégrale des nouvelles 2013-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bragelonne 978-2-35294-684-7 €28.00 1116
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 Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4 $29.95 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Sentinel date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-21204-3 £5.99 319
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 Moore Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8 £14.99 x+
966
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 Blacksheep Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5 $19.95 x+
966
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 Drive Communications Checkmark
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