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Title: A Decided Loss

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Title: A Decided Loss Title Record # 1004537
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1832-11-10
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Tales of the Folio Club
Webpages: en.wikisource.org
Language: English
Note:
  • First pubished in the November 10, 1832 Saturday Courier .
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1832 A Decided Loss [as by uncredited]
1832
  • First published under this title, without a subtitle, in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque in 1840.
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
Loss of Breath
1832 Loss of Breath [as by Edgar A. Poe]
1832 Loss of Breath: A Tale a la Blackwood [as by Edgar A. Poe]
1832 Loss of Breath: A Tale Neither In nor Out of "Blackwood"
1968 Loss of Breath: A Tale a la Blackwood [as by Edgar Poe]
Year Language Title
1968Translated by Roger Asselineau
French Perte d'haleine: Conte à la manière de la revue de Blackwood [as by Edgar Poe]
1993 German Der verlorene Atem

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Saturday Courier, November 10, 1832 1832-11-10 ed. Editors of Saturday Courier Woodward & Spragg      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Southern Literary Messenger, September 1835 1835-09-00 ed. Editors of The Southern Literary Messenger        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque 1840-01-00 Edgar A. Poe Lea and Blanchard     243+
228
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1856-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     lv+
483+
xxxvi+
495+
607+
447
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1902-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Grant Richards (The World's Classics #XXI)   1/- 367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 8 1905-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Croscup and Holby (The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe #8)      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1908-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #336)     527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Poe's Short Stories 1927-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Harcourt, Brace & Company     xxxvi+
460
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1928-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Oxford University Press (The World's Classics #XXI)     367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1938-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant)   $1.25 xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe 1943-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Sun Dial Press     460
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Pit and the Pendulum 1962-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Digit Books R565 2/6 158
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  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1962-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton (Everyman's Library #1336)   6/6 xii+
527
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 Robin Jacques Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1963-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #1336) 1336 6/6 xii+
527
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 Robin Jacques Checkmark
Complete Stories of Edgar Allan Poe 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe International Collectors Library     vii+
736
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday   $5.95 ix+
819
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Contes 1968-00-00 Edgar Poe Aubier-Flammarion (Aubier-Flammarion (bilingue) #9)     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 Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1971-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library #1336) 0-460-01336-X £0.50 xii+
527
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 Smythe Checkmark
Comic Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1973-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Canongate Books 0-903937-01-8   xii+
125
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1975-09-00 Edgar Allan Poe Vintage Books 0-394-71678-7 / V-678 $5.95 xii+
1026
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 Checkmark
The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1981-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-14990-5 $35.00 xvii+
683
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Edgar Allan Poe 1983-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Chatham River Press 0-517-41375-2   xii+
704
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1984-08-01 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $27.50 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Works of Edgar Allan Poe 1985-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Gramercy Books 0-517-05358-6   ix+
753
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1985-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Chancellor Press (Oxford World's Classics) 1-85152-008-2   367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Graham Ward Checkmark
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1991-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-07407-7 $19.95 821
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jackie Schuman  
Selected Tales 1991-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Vintage Books 0-679-72524-5 $9.50 xxiii+
436
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  
The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1992-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant) 0-679-60007-8 $20.00 xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Der Teufel im Glockenturm 1993-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Insel (Insel Taschenbuch #1528) 3-458-33228-6 DM 19.80 398
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  
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1994-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $37.50 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales 1994-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 0-19-282844-4 £5.99 301
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 Frederick Edwin Church  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1995-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth Classics) 1-85326-844-5   [viii]+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Arnold Bocklin Checkmark
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 4 (Raven Edition) 2000-04-01 Edgar Allan Poe Project Gutenberg 2150    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2003-09-01 Edgar Allan Poe Collector's Library 1-904633-13-7   456
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Works 2005-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Edimat Books (Selected Works) 84-9794-034-2 $11.95 610
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2008-03-05 Edgar Allan Poe Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-072-8 £2.99 xxv+
287
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  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2009-10-01 Edgar Allan Poe Collector's Library 978-1-904633-13-6 $9.95 455
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2009-10-05 Edgar Allan Poe Bloomsbury (The Bloomsbury Phantastics) 978-1-4088-0343-1 £8.99 x+
334
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 Holly Macdonald  
Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems 2009-11-29 Edgar Allan Poe Castle Books 978-0-7858-1453-5   xiv+
842
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant) G40   xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Galdone Checkmark
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