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Title: The Iron Chancellor Title Record # 46018
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date: 1958-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A man purchases a new robot chef and programs it to help the members of his family lose weight.
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Current Tags: robots (1), satire (1), near future (1), science fiction (1), food (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1977 The Weight Watcher
Year Language Title
1958Translated by Alain Dorémieux (to be verified for Galaxie)
French Le chancelier de fer
1958 Swedish Järnkanslern
1962Translated by Vanna Lombardi
Italian Cancelliere di ferro
1975Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Der eiserne Kanzler
1984 Portuguese O chanceler de ferro

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, May 1958 1958-05-00 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 Pederson Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #56 July 1958 1958-07-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour  
F100.00?F: French frank
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  
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 64 1958-07-00 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 Pederson Checkmark
Galaxy science fiction, september 1958 1958-09-00 ed.
Sten Möllerström?Sten Mollerstrom
Sten Moellerstroem
, Henrik Rabe
Illustrerade klassiker  
skr 2?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
130
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.
mag Dember  
Galaxy #46 1962-03-00 ed. Luigi Vitali Casa Editrice La Tribuna 46
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
Needle in a Timestack 1966-11-00 Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books U2330
$0.50?$: US dollar
190
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
Needle in a Timestack 1967-00-00 Robert Silverberg Sphere Books 78417
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).
190
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 David Davies Checkmark
Needle in a Timestack 1967-00-00 Robert Silverberg Sphere 78433
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).
190
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 Cube Root of Uncertainty 1970-00-00 Robert Silverberg Macmillan  
$5.95?$: US dollar
xi+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Anthony Sini Checkmark
Needle in a Timestack 1970-09-00 Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02024-3
$0.75?$: US dollar
190
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 Adams Checkmark
The Cube Root of Uncertainty 1971-00-00 Robert Silverberg Collier Books 02539
$1.25?$: US dollar
xi+
239
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 Anthony Sini Checkmark
Beyond Control 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6236-4
$5.95?$: US dollar
219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karl Wurzer Checkmark
Beyond Control 1973-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6236-4   219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karl Wurzer  
Beyond Control 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell Laurel-Leaf 2112
$0.95?$: US dollar
236
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Die Schatten dunkler Flügel 1975-00-00 Robert Silverberg Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0203) 3-442-23203-1
DM 4.00?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.
coll F. Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
Beyond Control 1976-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell Laurel-Leaf 2112
$1.25?$: US dollar
236
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Reader's Digest Science Fiction Top-Picks 1977-00-00 ed. Judith Hatch Reader's Digest Services 0-88300-328-7   96
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  
Signaux du silence 1979-00-00 Robert Silverberg Casterman (Autres temps, autres mondes) 2-203-22628-5   236
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stryckman-Lybaert  
Needle in a Timestack 1979-00-00 Robert Silverberg Sphere 0-7221-7823-9
£0.85?£: UK pound
[7]+
149
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Weight-Loss Book 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, George R. R. Martin Crown Publishers 0-517-54978-6
$12.95?$: US dollar
v+
249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Janet Halverson Checkmark
Coma e emagreça com ficção científica?Coma e emagreça com ficcao cientifica
1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Marco Zero 0-517-54978-6   324
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
326
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 Walter Velez Checkmark
Needle in a Timestack 1985-11-00 Robert Silverberg Ace Books 0-441-56872-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
[7]+
180
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 Don Dixon Checkmark
Hunger for Horror 1988-03-00 ed. Pamela Crippen Adams, Robert Adams, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #739) 0-88677-266-4
$3.50?$: 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.
anth J. K. Potter Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #20 (1958) 1990-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-405-5 / UE2405
C$5.95?C$: Canadian dollar
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #20 (1958) 1990-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #808) 0-88677-405-5
$4.95?$: US dollar
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9
$3.50?$: US dollar
341
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 Maelo Cintron Checkmark
The Road to Nightfall 1996-07-08 Robert Silverberg Voyager / HarperCollins (The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg #4) 0-586-21372-4
£6.99?£: UK pound
347
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 Fred Gambino Checkmark
Le chemin de la nuit 2002-03-00 Robert Silverberg Flammarion (Imagine) 2-080-68235-2
€24.00?€: Euro
726
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 Pictor  
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume One: To Be Continued 2006-11-00 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 1-59606-061-1
$65.00?$: US dollar
392
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume One: To Be Continued 2006-11-00 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 1-59606-061-1
$35.00?$: US dollar
392
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Beyond Control 2009-03-05 ed. Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5510-9
$14.99?$: US dollar
220
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  
To Be Continued 2011-01-17 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-385-3
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
To Be Continued 2011-09-29 Robert Silverberg Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10664-2
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume One: To Be Continued 2012-03-20 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-507-9
$18.95?$: US dollar
394
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  
Beyond Control: Seven Stories of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6236-4
$6.95?$: US dollar
219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karl Wurzer Checkmark
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