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Title: Introduction (Creeps by Night: Chills and Thrills)

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Title: Introduction (Creeps by Night: Chills and Thrills) Title Record # 1068456
Author: Dashiell Hammett
Date: 1931-00-00
Type: ESSAY
Language: English
Note: The 1931 anthology Creeps by Night: Chills and Thrills contains 21 stories selected (as judge of public nominations; see the collection record) and introduced by Dashiell Hammett. Smaller anthologies containing 18 stories (in 1932) and 10 stories (three in the 1960s) among the 21 were published under different titles, only one matching the original in its fore-title Creeps by Night. The 1931 original introduction may have been revised by Hammett, who lived to 1961, and may have been cut to match the smaller anthologies derived from the original. Please note that in appropriate essay title records if and when it is known.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Creeps by Night: Chills and Thrills 1931-09-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett John Day   $2.50 525
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Modern Tales of Horror 1932-07-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Gollancz   5/- 448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Creeps by Night 1961-00-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Belmont Books 230 $0.35 141
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Red Brain and Other Thrillers 1961-00-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Belmont Books 239 $0.35 141
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 Red Brain and Other Thrillers 1965-09-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Four Square Books   3/6 159
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 Checkmark
Creeps by Night 1966-02-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Four Square Books   3/6 141
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 Michael Leonard (I) Checkmark
Breakdown and Other Thrillers 1968-01-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Four Square Books 1784 3/6 128
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  
Vivono di notte. 18 racconti dell'orrore 1990-09-00 ed. Dashiell Hammett Mondadori (Omnibus) 88-04-34172-6 Lit 25,000 382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Urania #1497 Supplement 2005-04-00 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Mondadori 1497 Supplement €4.10 298
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.
mag Franco Brambilla  
Terreur dans la nuit : 10 nouvelles horrifiques 2016-03-31 ed. Dashiell Hammett Fleuve Noir 978-2-265-11577-4 €16.90 214
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  
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