"The Search"
Short Fiction 1943 11,900 words
Versions

1943

original version

1970

adapted for fix-up novel
Included In
Destination: Universe! 1952
Quest for the Future 1970
Transfinite: The Essential A.E. van Vogt 2003
English
Astounding Science Fiction magazine
1943 January Street & Smith
bedsheet Vol 30, No 5 132 pages $0.25

cover art by
William Timmins

First appearance

(no illustration images available)

3 illustrations by
Paul Orban

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The Best of Science Fiction anthology
edited by Groff Conklin 1946, etc.

An abridged edition of this anthology appeared in 1963. Van Vogt's story was included.

This anthology was later reprinted under the title The Golden Age of Science Fiction (1980).

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The Golden Age of Science Fiction anthology
edited by Groff Conklin
1980 Bonanza / Crown
hardback 0-517-33486-0 785 pages price: ?

cover art by
Ray Yeldham

This anthology was originally published as The Best of Science Fiction (1946).

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