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Title: Never Bet Your Head Title Record # 237071
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1841-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note:
  • First published in the September 1841 Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine with the subtitle "A Moral Tale". Later printings used "A Tale with a Moral" or dropped the subtitle altogether.
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1841
  • First published under this title in the August 16, 1845 Broadway Journal with the subtitle "A Tale with a Moral" (a variation on the earlier "A Moral Tale"). Later printings dropped the subtitle altogether.
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
Never Bet the Devil Your Head
1841 Never Bet the Devil Your Head: A Moral Tale
1841 Never Bet the Devil Your Head: A Tale with a Moral
1969 Toby Dammit
Year Language Title
1993 German Mit dem Teufel ist schlecht wetten

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1850-01-10 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     xx+
483+
495
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1853-00-10 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     lv+
483+
xxxvi+
495+
607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
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  
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 9 1905-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Croscup and Holby (The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe #9)      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Weird Tales, March 1924 1924-03-00 ed. Edwin Baird The Rural Publishing Corp.   $0.25 100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag R. M. Mally  
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  
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
The Evil People 1968-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Leslie Frewin 0-09-086870-6 25/- 252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fantastic Tales 1969-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe New English Library 0-450-00317-5 / 2570 3/6 111
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  
Bizarre Fantasy Tales, Fall 1970 No. 1 1970-00-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, 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 Virgil Finlay Checkmark
The Evil People 1974-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Ensign Books 7235-5197-9 0.30 252
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 Evil People 1975-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Everest Books 0-903925-85-0 0.50 251
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 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
Weird Tales: The Magazine that Never Dies 1988-10-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 11698 $7.98 582
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Kriegler 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  
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
Edgar Allan Poe: A Collection of Stories 1992-07-00 Edgar Allan Poe Tor 0-812-50455-0 $2.50 236
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 Paul Jennis  
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  
Edgar Allan Poe: A Collection of Stories 1994-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Tor 0-812-50455-0 $2.50 xiv+
236
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 Paul Jennis  
Weird Tales 1996-00-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0118-0   xiii+
582
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Kriegler Checkmark
Weird Tales 1996-00-00 ed. Marvin Kaye, Saralee Kaye Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0294-2   xxi+
582
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 Richard Kriegler Checkmark
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 5 (Raven Edition) 2000-04-01 Edgar Allan Poe Project Gutenberg 2151    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Weird Tales, March 1924 2004-07-00 ed. Edwin Baird Girasol Collectables   $35.00 96
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 R. M. Mally  
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 Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 5 (Raven Edition) 2013-11-23 Edgar Allan Poe LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
Weird Tales 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited Pulp Classics on DVD      
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Margaret Brundage Checkmark
The Evil People date unknown ed. Peter Haining Popular Library 445-01356-075 $0.75 207
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 Zuckerberg Checkmark
Edgar Allan Poe: A Collection of Stories date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Tor 0-812-50455-0 $3.99 236
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 Paul Jennis  
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
Bizarre Fantasy Tales #1, Fall 1970 date unknown ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Pulp Tales Press   $8.95 130
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".
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
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