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The weapon shops of Isher

A. E. van Vogt

The weapon shops of Isher

by A. E. van Vogt

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Greenberg, 1951; (B52-14849), London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1952.

StatementA. E. van Vogt.
The Physical Object
Pagination127p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15047234M
ISBN 100450003876
OCLC/WorldCa503352510

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A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it. First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to be a bit terse and abrupt/5().

A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it. First, since its source stories were initially published in The weapon shops of Isher book magazines of the time, the prose tends to be a bit terse and abrupt.4/5.

A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it.

First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to be a bit terse and by: 2. This page paperback binds together two of van Vogt's better stories, "The Weapon Makers of Isher" and "The Weapons Shops of Isher," published in sequel-prequel order back in and /5(18).

A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it.

First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to be a bit terse and abrupt/5(79).

The Weapons Shops of Isher is the 1st book followed by The Weapons Makers. Shops is a stand alone book- a fairly straightforward tale that relates to our Constitutionally protected #2A Rights in the face of an all powerful Empire Delightfully quick- it's as satifying now as it was in the early s /5.

The story itself (actually three short stories linked to each other) revolves around a surprise attack mounted by Empress Innelda against the Weapon Shops. It involves the accidental appearance of a Weapon Shop in as a result of the energies released by the attack, and the response of the Weapon Shops to the attack by the Empress.

THE WEAPON SHOPS OF ISHER has been first published as a novel in Click here to see the rest of this review In a distant future, a secret organization, in order to counterbalance the power of the government is selling special arms to the population.

These. A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it. First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to be a bit terse and abrupt/5(98).

The Weapon Shops, like many of his stories, was actually written and published as several stories before being collected and somewhat edited into book form.

In this case, the major portions were published as "The Seesaw" (Astounding, July ), "The Weapon Shop" (Astounding, Dec ), and "The Weapon Shops of Isher (Thrilling Wonder Stories, Feb. ).Cited by: 2. Alfred Elton van Vogt was a Canadian-born science fiction author regarded by some as one of the most popular and complex science fiction writers of the mid-twentieth century—the "Golden Age" of the genre.

van Vogt was born to Russian Mennonite family/5. "The Weapon Shop" is a science fiction short story by Canadian writer A. van Vogt, originally published in the December issue of Astounding Science is developed from a much shorter story, "The Seesaw".It was, in turn, used as the basis for a portion of the fix-up novel The Weapon Shops of Isher.

It was among the stories selected in by the Science Fiction and Author: A. van Vogt. ‎With the publication, in the July issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, of the story Seesaw, van Vogt began unfolding the complex tale of the oppressive Empire of Isher and the mysterious Weapon Shops.

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1 Used from CDN$  The Weapon Shops of Isher Mass Market Paperback – Jan. 1 /5(93). The Weapon Shops of Isher by Van Vogt, A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at With the publication, in the July issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, of the story Seesaw, van Vogt began unfolding the complex tale of the oppressive Empire of Isher and the mysterious Weapon Shops.

This volume, The Weapon Shops of Isher, includes the first three parts of the saga and introduces perhaps the most famous political slogan of science fiction: The Right to Buy Weapons is the Right to /5(93). Editions for The Weapon Shops of Isher: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in.

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THE WEAPON SHOPS OF ISHER. New York: Greenberg: Publisher, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Adhesive label with signed inscription by van Vogt affixed to the front free endpaper.

In the far future the empire of Isher, a decadent dictatorship rules the universe. Sequel is THE WEAPON MAKERS ().Book Edition: First Edition.

The Weapon Shops of Isher by A. E. van Vogt; 15 editions; First published in Genre/Form: Science fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Van Vogt, A.E. (Alfred Elton), Weapon shops of Isher.

New York, Greenberg [].Additional Physical Format: Online version: Van Vogt, A.E. (Alfred Elton), Weapon shops of Isher. New York: Pocket Books,© (OCoLC)