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Title: Novel of the Black Seal Title Record # 1039565
Author: Arthur Machen
Date: 1895-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1895First published in The Three Impostors, John Lane, 1895.
The Novel of the Black Seal
1953 The Black Seal
Year Language Title
1963Translated by Giovanna Boselli
Italian La storia del sigillo nero
1978 French Histoire du cachet noir
1982Translated by Giuseppe Lippi; do not merge with the version translated by Giovanna Boselli.
Italian La storia del sigillo nero
1985Translated by Juan Antonio Molina Foix
Spanish La novela del sello negro
2000Translated by Anne Vétillard.
French Le roman du sceau noir
2008Translated by José Manuel Lopes
Portuguese A novela da chancela negra
2017 Portuguese O Sinete Negro

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Three Imposters; or, The Transmutations 1895-00-00 Arthur Machen John Lane     290+
14+
16
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Three Imposters; or, The Transmutations 1895-00-00 Arthur Machen Roberts Brothers   $1.00 215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Aubrey Beardsley  
The House of Souls 1906-00-00 Arthur Machen E. Grant Richards     xiii+
513
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The House of Souls 1906-00-00 Arthur Machen E. Grant Richards   6/- xiii+
513
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The House of Souls 1923-00-00 Arthur Machen Grant Richards   7/6 xiii+
513
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Three Impostors 1923-08-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf   $2.50 xix+
287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Three Impostors 1926-00-00 Arthur Machen Martin Secker   3/6 203
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Three Impostors 1927-00-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf   $2.50 xix+
287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1928-09-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Omnibus of Crime 1929-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Harcourt, Brace & Company   $3.00 1177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1929-04-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Omnibus of Crime 1929-08-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Payson & Clarke   $3.00 1177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Three Impostors 1930-00-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf     287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1930-05-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   5/- 1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1930-09-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1931-08-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1932-06-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1933-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1933-12-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The House of Souls 1936-00-00 Arthur Machen The Richards Press   3/6 xiii+
513
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Omnibus of Crime 1937-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Garden City Publishing Co.     1177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Three Impostors 1938-00-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf   $1.00 306
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.
omni  
Great Short Stories of Detection: Part II, Mystery and Horror 1939-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   6/- 619
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Famous Fantastic Mysteries, June 1946 1946-06-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger All-Fiction Field, Inc.   $0.25 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Lawrence Checkmark
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1948-00-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf   $3.95 xxiii+
427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1948-00-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf   $3.95 xxiii+
427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1948-00-00 Arthur Machen Alfred A. Knopf   $3.95 xxiii+
427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1949-00-00 Arthur Machen The Richards Press   12/- 427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales to Be Told in the Dark: A Selection of Stories from the Great Authors, Arranged for Reading and Telling Aloud 1953-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Dodd, Mead & Co.   $3.00 335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Strange World of Arthur Machen 1960-00-00 Arthur Machen Juniper Press 6 $3.50 381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Horror Stories 1961-00-00 ed. uncredited Paul Elek (Bestseller Library)   3/6 255
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  
Stories of the Supernatural 1963-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Macfadden-Bartell 50-170 $0.50 144
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.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Universo a sette incognite 1963-06-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori (Omnibus) 4662 Lit 3,500 [2]xii+
913
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ferenc Pintér Checkmark
The Three Impostors 1964-00-00 Arthur Machen John Baker     200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Novel of the Black Seal 1965-00-00 Arthur Machen Corgi GN7269 3/6 158
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 Checkmark
The Arrow Book of Horror Stories 1965-00-00 ed. uncredited Arrow Books 799 3/6 255
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  
Black Crusade 1966-00-00 Arthur Machen Corgi GN7392 3/6 158
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 Checkmark
Stories of the Supernatural 1967-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Macfadden-Bartell 50-300 $0.50 144
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.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1967-05-00 ed. Basil Davenport Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions) 0-571-08159-2 £ 288
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  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1970-00-00 Arthur Machen John Baker     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Three Impostors 1972-06-00 Arthur Machen Ballantine Books (Ballantine Adult Fantasy #48) 0-345-02643-8 $1.25 xiv+
194
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.
omni Robert LoGrippo Checkmark
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural: Volume 2 1973-12-00 Arthur Machen Pinnacle Books 523-00282 $0.95 284
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 Checkmark
Stories of the Supernatural 1974-03-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Manor Books   $0.95 175
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
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural: Volume 2 1975-00-00 Arthur Machen Panther 0-586-04296-2 £0.60 260
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural: Volume 2 1976-08-00 Arthur Machen Pinnacle Books 0-523-00892-9 $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  
The Best Ghost Stories 1977-06-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38242-7 £4.95 750
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
La pyramide de feu 1978-06-00 Arthur Machen Retz-Franco Maria Ricci (La bibliothèque de babel #4) 2-7256-0329-3   173
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
Il gran dio Pan e altre storie soprannaturali 1982-05-03 Arthur Machen Mondadori (Oscar #1520) 21410-6 Lit 4,000 304
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 Paolo Tassinari , Pierpaolo Vetta  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1983-11-00 Arthur Machen Pinnacle Books 0-523-42111-7 $6.95 408
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  
The Hastur Cycle: 13 Tales that Created and Define Dread Hastur, the King in Yellow, Nighted Yuggoth, and Dire Carcosa 1993-10-00 ed. Robert M. Price Chaosium (Cthulhu Cycle #1) 1-56882-009-7 $9.95 ix+
304
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 Dreyfus Checkmark
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1997-00-00 Arthur Machen Tartarus Press 1-872621-25-2 £25.00 xv+
391
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Hastur Cycle: Second Revised Edition 1997-02-00 ed. Robert M. Price Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6020) 1-56882-094-1 $10.95 xiv+
299
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 H. E. Fassl Checkmark
Le cycle d'Hastur 2000-01-00 ed. Robert M. Price Oriflam (Nocturnes) 2-912979-06-4 €17.99 378
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 Sylvain Cordurié  
The Three Impostors and Other Stories 2001-04-00 Arthur Machen Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6030) 1-56882-132-8 $13.95 xix+
234
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.
omni Harry Fassl Checkmark
H.P. Lovecraft's Favorite Weird Tales: The Roots of Modern Horror 2005-11-00 ed. Douglas A. Anderson Cold Spring Press 1-59360-056-9 $14.00 391
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 Daniel Govar Checkmark
The Hastur Cycle: Second Revised Edition 2006-06-14 ed. Robert M. Price Chaosium (Cthulhu Cycle #6020) 1-56882-192-1 $17.95 300
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 H. E. Fassl Checkmark
Bang!, #3 January 2008 2008-01-00 ed. Luís Corte Real, Rogério Ribeiro
Edições Saída de Emergência?Edicoes Saída de Emergencia
  €0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Phil Hale  
The Three Impostors 2010-12-31 Arthur Machen Wildside Press 978-1-4344-2837-0 $14.99 308
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.
omni  
The Three Imposters; or, The Transmutations 2011-03-08 Arthur Machen Project Gutenberg 35517    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The White People and Other Weird Stories 2011-09-27 Arthur Machen Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-1-101-55268-1 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Sam Weber  
The White People and Other Weird Stories 2011-12-01 Arthur Machen Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-310559-6 £9.99 416
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 Sam Weber Checkmark
The Novel of the Black Seal 2014-01-01 Arthur Machen Start Publishing (Start Classics) 978-1-60977-118-8 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Three Impostors 2014-02-10 Arthur Machen Aziloth Books 978-1-909735-38-5 $7.99 122
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 Three Imposters 2014-05-02 Arthur Machen Flame Tree 451 (Fantastic Fiction (Flame Tree 451)) 978-1-78361-238-3 £5.99 192
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 Novel of the Black Seal 2014-10-14 Arthur Machen Cryptofiction Classics (Weird Tales of Strange Creatures) 978-1-4733-0768-1 $11.95 78
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.
chap  
The Novel of the Black Seal 2015-02-16 Arthur Machen Cryptofiction Classics (Weird Tales of Strange Creatures) 978-1-4733-9936-5 $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
O Mestre do Oculto 2017-00-00 Arthur Machen Clock Tower 978-85-66519-06-8   296
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 Fábio Silva  
El gabinete de los delirios 2017-01-00 ed. uncredited Valdemar (El Club Diógenes #331) 978-84-7702-847-5   525
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Óscar Sacristán López  
The White People and Other Weird Stories 2017-01-26 Arthur Machen Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-241-30951-3 £5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 2018-11-22 Arthur Machen Fantasy and Horror Classics 978-1-5287-8528-0 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural: Volume 2 date unknown Arthur Machen Pinnacle Books   $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  
The White People and Other Weird Stories date unknown Arthur Machen Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-310559-6 $16.00 377
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 Sam Weber Checkmark
The White People and Other Weird Stories date unknown Arthur Machen Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-310559-6 $18.00 377
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 Sam Weber Checkmark
The Three Impostors and Other Stories date unknown Arthur Machen Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6030) 1-56882-132-8 $14.95 xix+
234
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.
omni Harry Fassl Checkmark
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