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Title: The Queen of Air and Darkness Title Record # 41025
Author: Poul Anderson
Date: 1971-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
Note:
  • Some sites list this as being part of the History of Rustum series as it was included in the collection New America. Per reader feedback this story does not fit in with the "History of Rustum" series.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Ute Seeßlen
German Die Königin der Dämonen
1973 Japanese
空気と闇の女王?くうきとやみのじょおう
Kūki to Yami no Joō
Kuuki to Yami no Joou
[as by ]
1973Translated by Michel Deutsch
French La reine de l'air et des ténèbres
1977Translated by Pon Ruiter
Dutch Koningin van Lucht en Duisternis
1981Translated by Leni Sobez
German Die Königin der Luft und Dunkelheit
1981Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French La reine de l'air et des ténèbres
1993 Italian Regina dell'aria e della notte
1997 Czech
Královna vzduchu a temnot?Kralovna vzduchu a temnot
2002Translated by Michael Siefener
German Herrin der Luft und der Dunkelheit

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, April 1971 1971-04-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.60 132
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-02671-3 $1.25 ix+
340
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
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-02671-3 C$1.25 ix+
340
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
Nebula Award Stories 7 1972-11-00 ed. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Gollancz 0-575-01591-8 £2.50 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Nebula Award Stories Seven 1973-00-00 ed. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Harrow Books 0-06-087055-9 / HW 7055 $1.25 xx+
289
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 Barry Kiperman Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Seven 1973-01-00 ed. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Harper & Row 0-06-010328-0 $6.95 xx+
289
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Al Nagy Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Seven 1973-03-00 ed. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Harper & Row / SFBC 5632 $1.69 xv+
234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Die Königin der Dämonen 1973-08-00 ed. Terry Carr König (König Taschenbücher #29) 3-8082-0072-3 DM 3.80 159
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 Rudolf Huber-Wilkoff Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1973年09月号, #176?Esu-Efu Magajin - 1973-nen 09-gatsu-gō, #176
Esu-Efu Magajin - 1973-nen 09-gatsu-gou, #176
S-F Magajin - 1973-nen 09-gatsu-gō, #176
S-F Magajin - 1973-nen 09-gatsu-gou, #176
1973-09-00 ed.
森優?Masaru Mori
もりまさる
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
  ¥350 232
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
角田純男?かくたすみお
Kakuta Sumio
 
Fiction, #238 1973-10-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F5.00 196
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 Michel Payot Checkmark
The Queen of Air and Darkness and Other Stories 1973-12-00 Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library Q5713 $0.95 149
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 Charles Moll Checkmark
The Queen of Air and Darkness and Other Stories 1973-12-00 Poul Anderson Signet / New American Library of Canada Q5713 C$0.95 149
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 Charles Moll Checkmark
The Many Worlds of Poul Anderson 1974-06-00 Poul Anderson Chilton 0-8019-5950-0 $6.95 324
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Charles Geer Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Special 25th Anniversary Anthology 1974-08-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday 0-385-08221-5 $7.95 326
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 7 1974-12-00 ed. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Panther 0-586-04022-6 £0.60 286
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Special 25th Anniversary Anthology 1975-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Robson Books 0-903895-35-8 £3.25 [10]+
326
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Timothy Jaques Checkmark
The Book of Poul Anderson 1975-06-00 Poul Anderson DAW Books (DAW Collectors #153) UW1176 $1.50 284
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Book of Poul Anderson 1975-06-00 Poul Anderson DAW Books / New American Library of Canada UW1176 C$1.50 284
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #1 1976-04-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24922-4 $1.95 [ix]+
340
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
Nergens: SF-Verhalen 1977-00-00 ed. Roderick Lennaert van Rhyn Meulenhoff (M=SF #119) 90-290-0835-0   333
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 Peter Ramselaar Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Special 25th Anniversary Anthology 1977-03-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Ace Books 0-441-05460-9 $1.95 x+
433
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 Alexander Checkmark
The Queen of Air and Darkness and Other Stories 1977-06-00 Poul Anderson New English Library 0-450-03161-6 £0.60 144
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 Tony Masero Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three 1977-08-05 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-12218-7 $12.50 xvi+
603
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman  
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three 1977-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 1845 $4.50 xvi+
603
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
The Queen of Air and Darkness 1978-04-00 Poul Anderson Gregg Press (The Worlds of Poul Anderson #VI) 0-8398-2433-5 $8.50 viii+
149
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Book of Poul Anderson 1978-06-00 Poul Anderson DAW Books 0-87997-347-1 $1.95 284
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Book of Poul Anderson 1978-12-00 Poul Anderson DAW Books 0-87997-347-1 C$1.95 284
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three, Part One: 1970-1972 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson 0-234-72070-0   xii+
221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Hugo Winners, Volume 3, Book 1 1979-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23841-5 $1.95 223
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  
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3 $8.95 xii+
754
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 Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9 $19.95 xii+
754
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc.  
Met Koningen Geen Vrede en 4 Andere Verhalen 1981-00-00 Poul Anderson Gradivus (Gradivus SF) 90-6317-972-3 ƒ17.50 301
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Gute Nachrichten aus dem Vatikan und andere »Nebula«-Preis-Stories 1 1981-00-00 ed. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6721) 3-8118-6721-0 DM 6.80 271
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
Winners 1981-08-00 Poul Anderson Tor / Pinnacle (Jim Baen Presents) 0-523-48507-7 $2.75 299
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
La reine de l'air et des ténèbres 1981-12-10 Poul Anderson J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1268) 2-277-21268-7   222
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 Frank Frazetta Checkmark
New America 1982-12-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-523-48553-0 $2.95 287
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 Kidd Checkmark
The Book of Poul Anderson 1983-10-00 Poul Anderson DAW Books 0-87997-868-6 C$2.95 284
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV 1986-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Avon 0-380-89710-5 $4.95 xiv+
434
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
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0 $8.98 x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV 1987-12-00 ed. Terry Carr Avon / SFBC 11628 $6.98 xi+
462
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Faeries 1991-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Roc / New American Library 0-451-45061-2 $4.99 374
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
The Armies of Elfland 1992-05-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-812-51919-1 $3.99 242
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 Dieter Rottermund Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantastic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1970s 1992-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-795-X $9.95 535
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 Roy Virgo Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantastic Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1970s 1992-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Robinson 1-85487-112-9 £5.99 535
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 Roy Virgo Checkmark
Il Regno Incantato 1993-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Fantasy Urania #63)   6,000 Lit 414
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 Oliviero Berni  
The Armies of Elfland 1994-01-00 Poul Anderson Severn House 0-7278-4574-8 $20.00 ix+
242
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ian D. Daniels Checkmark
I premi Hugo 1972-1973 1996-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #226)   6,500 Lit 286
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 Marco Patrito  
Hugo Story 4: Oceněné povídky z let 1970-1972?Hugo Story 4: Ocenene povidky z let 1970-1972
1997-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Winston Smith 80-902108-3-X Kč 169 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim White  
Treasures of Fantasy 1997-06-00 ed. Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman HarperPrism 0-06-105327-9 $14.00 x+
401
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 Paul Youll Checkmark
Treasures of Fantasy 1999-09-00 ed. Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman HarperPrism 0-06-105630-8 $6.50 x+
559
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 Youll  
Treasures of Fantasy 1999-09-01 ed. Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman HarperPrism 0-06-105630-8 $6.99 x+
559
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
Faeries 2000-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-2369-9 $10.95 375
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  
Ikarus 2002 2002-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6390) 3-453-19669-4 € 12.00 842
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 Donato Checkmark
Going for Infinity 2002-06-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-765-30359-0 $25.95 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Going for Infinity 2002-08-00 Poul Anderson Tor / SFBC 52162 $12.99 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Vincent Di Fate  
Going for Infinity 2003-05-00 Poul Anderson Tor 0-765-30597-6 $14.95 416
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Queen of Air and Darkness 2009-09-00 Poul Anderson NESFA Press (The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson #2) 978-1-886778-87-0 $29.00 503
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tom Canty Checkmark
New America 2011-09-00 Poul Anderson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10895-0 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Queen of Air and Darkness 2011-09-29 Poul Anderson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10941-4 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 01845 $5.98 xvi+
603
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
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