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Title: A Loint of Paw Title Record # 41199
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1957-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1964Translated by Charlotte Winheller
German Ein Loch in der Zeit ...
1969Translated by Michel Deutsch
French Cache-cash
1979Translated by Tjalling Dijkstra
Dutch Een waas in de met
1979Translated by Michelangelo Spada
Italian Un Colpo Di Mano
1984Translated by Hrvoje Prćić
Croatian Rupa u zakonu
1987Translated by Dan Bucur
Romanian Un articol de lege

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, August 1957 1957-08-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Fantasy House, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Barry Waldman Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Seventh Series 1958-01-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Doubleday  
$3.75?$: US dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Valigursky Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Seventh Series 1958-05-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Doubleday / SFBC  
$1.65?$: US dollar
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Valigursky Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Seventh Series 1962-00-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Ace Books F-162
$0.40?$: US dollar
252+
[3]
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
16 Science Fiction-Stories 1964-00-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Heyne (Heyne-Anthologien #5) HA05
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
283
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 Heinrichs & Piloty Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1968-00-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)  
$4.50?$: US dollar
xi+
228
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll James McMullan Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1968-04-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC  
$1.70?$: US dollar
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/-?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).
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/-?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).
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
$0.60?$: US dollar
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$0.60?C$: Canadian dollar
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
$0.60?$: US dollar
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1970-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dell 0307
$0.75?$: US dollar
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/-?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).
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?£: UK pound
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
$0.95?$: US dollar
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?£: UK pound
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
$0.95?$: US dollar
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
Histoires mystérieuses: Tome 1 1974-12-16 Isaac Asimov
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#113)
    238
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  
Is There Life on Earth? 1975-00-00 ed. Peter D. Moss Rigby (Australia) 0-85179-995-7   116
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  
Asimov's Mysteries 1975-08-00 Isaac Asimov Dell Laurel-Leaf 0307
$1.25?$: US dollar
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?£: UK pound
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
Histoires mystérieuses: Tome 1 1977-04-25 Isaac Asimov
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#113)
    238
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?Stephane Dumont
 
Asimov's Mysteries 1977-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23223-9
C$1.50?C$: Canadian dollar
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
$1.50?$: US dollar
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1978-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Doubleday 0-385-13044-9
$8.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Rauch Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1979-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-02929-X
£0.85?£: UK pound
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
Dwergsterren 1979-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Vincent van der Linden, Joseph D. Olander Bruna (Bruna SF #100) 90-229-9100-8
ƒ8.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
240
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
Urania #815 1979-12-23 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori 815
Lit 1,000?Lit: Italian lira
200
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
Asimov's Mysteries 1980-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-02929-X
£0.95?£: UK pound
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
$1.95?$: US dollar
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$2.50?$: US dollar
xx+
296
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Pan Books 0-330-26155-X
£1.75?£: UK pound
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.
anth John Harris Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-02929-X
£1.25?£: UK pound
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
Sirius, #94 1984-04-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 50?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
132
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Asimov's Mysteries 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-02929-X
£2.50?£: UK pound
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
$2.95?$: US dollar
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
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
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
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1986-08-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-19782-9
$17.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Robert Aulicino Checkmark
Almanah Anticipația 1988?Almanah Anticipatia 1988
1987-00-00 ed. Ioan Albescu,
Viorica Podină?Viorica Podinah
Viorica Podina
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
 
Lei 25?Lei: Romanian leu
320
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 Constantin Coman  
Le migliori opere di fantascienza 1987-06-00 Isaac Asimov Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #84)  
Lit 12,000?Lit: Italian lira
iv+
352
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 Les Edwards  
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07498-8
£3.50?£: UK pound
xiv+
320
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  
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-15196-8 / AE5196
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
379
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 Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Signet / New American Library 0-451-15196-8 / AE5196
$3.95?$: US dollar
379
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
Science Fiction and Fantasy Story-A-Month 1989 Calendar 1988-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Pomegranate 0-87654-237-2
$9.95?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth  
The Great SF Stories #19 (1957) 1989-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #772) 0-88677-326-1
$4.50?$: US dollar
350
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 Ian Craig Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-02-00 Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42078-1
$14.00?$: US dollar
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
$7.98?$: US dollar
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?£: UK pound
550
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires mystérieuses: Tome 1?Histoires mysterieuses: Tome 1
1994-05-00 Isaac Asimov
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#113)
    238
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 Hubert de Lartigue  
Histoires mystérieuses 2003-01-02 Isaac Asimov Gallimard (Folio SF #122) 2-07-042680-7
€5.80?€: Euro
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?Eric 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 Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov date unknown Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07498-8
£3.50?£: UK pound
xiv+
320
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's Mysteries date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24011-8
$1.75?$: US dollar
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
C$2.75?C$: Canadian dollar
xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$3.95?$: US dollar
xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$3.95?$: US dollar
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$3.25?$: US dollar
xx+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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