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Title: Black Destroyer Title Record # 41604
Author: A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1939-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Space Beagle
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1953Translated by Sergio Sué
Italian Coeurl
1971Translated by Cezar Tozzi
Portuguese O destruidor negro
1982Translated by Kurt Mahr (as Klaus Mahn)
German Der schwarze Zerstörer
1988Translated by Irene Holicki
German Der schwarze Zerstörer
1992Translated by Rainer Eisfeld
German Schwarzer Verheerer
2003Translated by Fabio Feminò
Italian Il distruttore nero

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1939 1939-07-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.20?$: US dollar
164
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 Graves Gladney Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-08-26 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1953-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House     xv+
824
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
I Romanzi di Urania #27 1953-11-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Mondadori 27
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
160
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Selections from Adventures in Time and Space 1954-04-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Pennant Books P44
$0.25?$: US dollar
200
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 Charles Binger Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Modern Library (Modern Library Giant #31) G31
$2.95?$: US dollar
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Salter Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House  
C$3.45?C$: Canadian dollar
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
First Flight 1963-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 72-672
$0.50?$: US dollar
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.
anth Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1966-01-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Bantam Books F3102
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
181
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1966-01-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Bantam Books F3102
$0.50?$: US dollar
181
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
First Flight 1966-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Focus 72-145
$0.50?$: US dollar
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.
anth Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Now Begins Tomorrow 1969-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 74-585
$0.75?$: US dollar
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.
anth Checkmark
Monstro de um Mundo Perdido 1971-00-00 John Brunner Editorial Bruguera (Ficção Científica (Bruguera) #36)     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.
novel  
Feiticeiros do Espaço 1971-00-00 ed. Kenneth Bulmer Editorial Bruguera (Ficção Científica (Bruguera) #35)     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.
anth  
Na órbita de Aldebarã?Na orbita de Aldebara
1971-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Editorial Bruguera (Ficção Científica (Bruguera) #34)     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.
anth  
Science Fiction Novellas 1975-00-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Willis E. McNelly Charles Scribner's Sons (Scribner Student Paperbacks #34) 0-684-13847-6   x+
256
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1975-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Ballantine Books 0-345-25374-4
$4.95?$: US dollar
[xvii]+
997
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 Checkmark
Novella: 3 1978-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8015-0
£0.85?£: UK pound
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.
anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-03-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3
$6.95?$: US dollar
xv+
997
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 Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28925-0
$9.95?$: US dollar
997
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  
Other Canadas: An Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1979-00-00 ed. John Robert Colombo McGraw-Hill Ryerson 0-07-082952-7
$15.95?$: US dollar
viii+
360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library of Canada 0-451-61736-3
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
535
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
From Wells to Heinlein 1979-02-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61736-3
$2.50?$: US dollar
535
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 1979-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #329) 0-87997-454-0
$2.25?$: US dollar
432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 1979-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-454-0 / UE1454
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1979-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3
$9.95?$: US dollar
997
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 Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, July 1939 1981-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-0991-2
$12.95?$: US dollar
[ix]+
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Graves Gladney Checkmark
First Voyages 1981-05-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Damon Knight, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-77586-7
$2.95?$: US dollar
x+
373
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
Die besten Stories von 1939 1982-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6727) 3-8118-6727-X
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
383
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 Segrelles Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-40147-9   432+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Von Huxley bis Heinlein 1988-01-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #93) 3-453-00964-9
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
479
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 T. Yawada Checkmark
Things Hunting Men 1988-06-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-65412-8
$3.50?$: US dollar
307
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Things Hunting Men 1988-06-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-65412-8
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
307
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Monsters 1988-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-15411-8
$3.95?$: US dollar
349
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
Monsters 1989-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-015-7
£2.99?£: UK pound
349
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1990-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House / SFBC 17325
$14.98?$: US dollar
1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang Checkmark
Die Expedition der 'Space Beagle' 1992-00-00 A. E. van Vogt Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #83) 3-453-05025-8
DM 14.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
332+
[8]
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
Cats in Space and Other Places 1992-05-00 ed. Bill Fawcett Baen 0-671-72118-6
$4.99?$: US dollar
407
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 Dean Morrissey Checkmark
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1939 2001-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg Dorset Press 0-7607-2417-2
$9.95?$: US dollar
432
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 Tom McKeveny  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume Three 2001-06-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86877-4
$25.95?$: US dollar
477
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 2001-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2214-6 / 05417
$17.99?$: US dollar
1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 3 2002-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86876-6
$16.95?$: US dollar
477
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  
From Wells to Heinlein 2002-10-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4439-7
$32.50?$: US dollar
xxii+
511
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 Checkmark
Transfinite: The Essential A. E. van Vogt 2003-04-00 A. E. van Vogt NESFA Press 1-886778-34-5
$29.00?$: US dollar
571+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Urania #1480 2003-12-03 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Mondadori 1480
€3.55?€: Euro
332
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 Franco Brambilla  
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7
$6.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7
$6.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7
$24.00?$: US dollar
743
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-02-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen / SFBC 1168633
$13.99?$: US dollar
743
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Kidd  
Le grandi storie della SF vol. 1 2006-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Mondadori (Urania Collezione #41) 41
€4.90?€: Euro
360
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 Franco Brambilla  
The World Turned Upside Down 2006-06-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 978-1-4165-2068-9
$15.00?$: US dollar
741
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
Transfinite: The Essential A. E. van Vogt 2006-10-00 A. E. van Vogt NESFA Press 1-886778-34-5
$29.00?$: US dollar
571+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe 2006 Disk 2007-07-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The David Drake When the Tide Rises Disk 2008-03-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #15)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1635: The Eastern Front Disk 2010-10-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #23)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-00-00 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3079-3
$49.99?$: US dollar
992
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  
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-12-20 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4035-8
$39.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 1, 1939 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-700-0
C$2.95?C$: Canadian dollar
432
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9
$2.75?$: US dollar
535
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 Paul Stinson  
From Wells to Heinlein date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61859-9
$2.75?$: US dollar
535
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
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