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Title: Old Acquaintance Title Record # 100018
Author: John Collier
Date: 1943-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Just before she dies, Madame Dupres tells her husband that she has been in love with their friend Robert the whole of their 20-year marriage. Monsieur Dupres goes out to adjust to both this news and his freedom without letting anyone know his wife has died. Then he is astonished to meet both his wife and Robert in a cafe. The three of them spend the night in dissipation.
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Year Language Title
1969Translated by Else Hoog
Dutch Oude Bekende

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Touch of Nutmeg and More Unlikely Stories 1943-00-00 John Collier Press of the Readers Club   $2.00 viii+
247
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Green Thoughts and Other Strange Tales 1945-00-00 John Collier Armed Services Edition 871 $0.00 287
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  
Fancies and Goodnights 1951-11-00 John Collier Doubleday   $4.00 364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margot Tomes Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights 1953-04-00 John Collier Bantam Books A1106 $0.35 506
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 Binger Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights 1956-00-00 John Collier Bantam Books F1703 $0.50 375
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  
Pictures in the Fire 1958-00-00 John Collier Hart-Davis   13/6 190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fancies and Goodnights 1963-00-00 John Collier Bantam Books (Bantam Classic) SC91 $0.75 418
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  
Fancies and Goodnights (selections) 1965-00-00 John Collier Time-Life Books (Time Reading Program)   $ xix+
328
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 Seymour Chwast Checkmark
Of Demons and Darkness 1965-00-00 John Collier Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers FS7126 5/- xii+
303
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  
Fancies and Goodnights 1969-00-00 John Collier Bantam Books N4614 $0.95 xii+
418
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  
De Dame op de Schimmel 1969-00-00 John Collier De Arbeiderspers (Grote ABC #127)     255
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 Ferenc Gögös Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights (selections) 1980-00-00 John Collier Time-Life Books (Time Reading Program)   $ xix+
328
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 Seymour Chwast Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights 1981-03-00 John Collier Doubleday / SFBC 5749 $5.50 396
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Fiyalko Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights 2003-05-00 John Collier New York Review of Books (NYRB Classics) 1-59017-051-2 $14.95 xi+
418
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 Neo Rauch  
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