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Title: The Shambler from the Stars Title Record # 40950
Author: Robert Bloch
Date: 1935-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Cthulhu Mythos
Language: English
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Current Tags: Cthulhu Mythos (1), fantasy (1), vampires (1), recursive sf (NESFA index) (1), forbidden book (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1975Translated by Claude Gilbert.
French Le tueur stellaire
1975Translated by Claude Boland-Maskens.
French Le visiteur venu des étoiles
1975Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French
Le rôdeur des étoiles?Le rodeur des etoiles
1977 Portuguese O Vagabundo das Estrelas
1991Translated by Ute Thiemann
German Das Grauen von den Sternen
1991Translated by G. P. Sandri
Italian Il divoratore giunto dalle stelle
2003Translated by Andreas Diesel
German Das Grauen von den Sternen

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, September 1935 1935-09-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
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 M. Brundage Checkmark
The Opener of the Way 1945-00-00 Robert Bloch Arkham House  
$3.00?$: US dollar
xi+
309
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ronald Clyne Checkmark
Horror-7 1963-00-00 Robert Bloch Horwitz PB160
4/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
130
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  
Horror-7 1963-02-00 Robert Bloch Belmont Books 90-275
$0.40?$: US dollar
125
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 Robert Maguire Checkmark
Horror-7 1964-00-00 Robert Bloch Four Square Books 1196
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
125
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  
Horror-7 1967-09-00 Robert Bloch Four Square Books 1196
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
125
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 the Cthulhu Mythos 1969-00-00 ed. August Derleth Arkham House  
$7.50?$: US dollar
xii+
407
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos Vol. 2 1971-08-00 ed. August Derleth Beagle Boxer (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #10) 95124
$0.95?$: US dollar
277
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 Victor Valla Checkmark
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos: Volume 2 1973-04-00 ed. August Derleth Ballantine Books 0-345-03227-6
$0.95?$: US dollar
277
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 John Holmes Checkmark
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos: Volume 2 1974-02-00 ed. August Derleth Ballantine Books 0-345-23227-5
$0.95?$: US dollar
277
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 John Holmes Checkmark
The Opener of the Way 1974-04-00 Robert Bloch Neville Spearman 0-85978-006-6
£1.95?£: UK pound
xi+
309
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos: Volume 2 1975-00-00 ed. August Derleth Panther 0-586-04216-4
£0.60?£: UK pound
238
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Huit histoires de Cthulhu 1975-00-00 ed. August Derleth Marabout (
Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique?Bibliotheque Marabout - Fantastique
#548)
    209+
[15]
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
Légendes du mythe de Cthulhu 1975-00-00 ed. August Derleth Christian Bourgois (Dans l'épouvante)  
F50.00?F: French frank
419
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  
Les meilleurs récits de Weird Tales: Tome II: (1933-1937) 1975-03-18 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #580)     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.
anth Margaret Brundage Checkmark
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos: Volume 2 1975-11-00 ed. August Derleth Ballantine Books 0-345-24688-8
$1.50?$: US dollar
277
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 John Holmes Checkmark
Légendes du mythe de Cthulhu ** 1976-04-29 ed. August Derleth France Loisirs     215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Benjamin Baltimore  
House of the Hatchet 1976-10-00 Robert Bloch Panther 0-586-04373-X
£0.60?£: UK pound
174
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 Anthony Roberts Checkmark
Pesadelo Galáctico - antologia de histórias espantosas 1977-00-00 ed. uncredited Editora Nova Críctica (Extra Colecção #1)     188
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
Histoires anglo-saxonnes de vampires 1978-04-00 ed. Jean Marigny
Librairie des Champs-Élysées?Librairie des Champs-Elysees
(Histoires fantastiques)
2-7024-0743-9   324
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 Georges Raimondo  
Mysteries of the Worm 1981-08-00 Robert Bloch Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-89083-815-1
$2.95?$: US dollar
334
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 Tom Barber Checkmark
Mysteries of the Worm 1981-08-00 Robert Bloch General Paperbacks 0-7737-8034-3
C$2.95?C$: Canadian dollar
334
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 Tom Barber Checkmark
Les yeux de la momie 1984-01-00 Robert Bloch Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #97) 2-7304-0241-1
F29.00?F: French frank
175
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 Jean-Michel Nicollet  
Légendes du mythe de Cthulhu 1985-01-00 ed. August Derleth Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket #2306) 2-266-01483-8   441
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  
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos 1988-00-00 ed. August Derleth Grafton 0-586-20344-3
£5.99?£: UK pound
508
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 Tim White Checkmark
Les meilleurs récits de Weird Tales 1989-01-13 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2556) 2-277-22556-8   509
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 Margaret Brundage Checkmark
L'appel de Cthulhu 1989-10-00 ed. August Derleth Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5347) 2-266-03170-8   253
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 W. Siudmak  
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos 1990-00-00 ed. uncredited Arkham House 0-87054-159-5
$23.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jeffrey K. Potter Checkmark
L'appel de Cthulhu 1990-07-00 ed. August Derleth Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5347) 2-266-03170-8   253
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 W. Siudmak  
Das zweite Buch des Horrors 1991-00-00 ed.
Joachim Körber?Joachim Koerber
Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8302) 3-453-04904-7
DM 8.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
317
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 Bach Checkmark
Howard Phillips Lovecraft 1 1991-09-00 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Robert Laffont (Bouquins) 2-221-05684-1
F140.00?F: French frank
xxxvi+
1174
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 Philippe Druillet  
Colui che apre la via 1991-11-00 Robert Bloch Mondadori (Omnibus) 88-04-35667-7
Lit 28,000?Lit: Italian lira
x+
386
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
L'appel de Cthulhu 1992-12-00 ed. August Derleth Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5347) 2-266-03170-8   253
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 W. Siudmak  
Mysteries of the Worm 1993-10-00 Robert Bloch Chaosium (Cthulhu Cycle #2) 1-56882-012-7
$9.95?$: US dollar
iii+
263
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 Dreyfus Checkmark
The Early Fears 1994-03-00 Robert Bloch Fedogan & Bremer 1-878252-12-7
$29.00?$: US dollar
514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jon Arfstrom Checkmark
The Early Fears 1994-03-00 Robert Bloch Fedogan & Bremer 1-878252-13-5
$60.00?$: US dollar
514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jon Arfstrom  
L'appel de Cthulhu 1995-06-00 ed. August Derleth Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5347) 2-266-03170-8   253
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 W. Siudmak  
Les yeux de la momie 1998-05-00 Robert Bloch Les Belles Lettres (Le Cabinet Noir #14) 2-251-77113-1
F49.00?F: French frank
219
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
Rémi Hamoir?Remi Hamoir
 
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos 1998-10-00 ed. uncredited Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-42204-X
$12.00?$: US dollar
xi+
461
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 John Jude Palencar  
L'appel de Cthulhu 2000-09-00 ed. August Derleth Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5347) 2-266-10811-5   253
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 W. Siudmak  
Der Cthulhu-Mythos: 1917 - 1975 2003-02-00 ed. Frank Festa Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2611) 3-935822-51-0
€20.00?€: Euro
270+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kada Checkmark
Mysteries of the Worm: Earle Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos 2009-06-00 Robert Bloch Chaosium (Call of Cthulhu Fiction #6037) 978-1-56882-176-4
$15.95?$: US dollar
xii+
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.
coll Steven Gilberts Checkmark
The Second Cthulhu Mythos Megapack 2016-10-22 ed. Shawn Garrett Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-2377-4
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Lovecraft Short Stories 2017-02-02 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78664-465-7
£20.00?£: UK pound
480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Weird Tales (disc 3, part 2) 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos date unknown ed. uncredited Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-42204-X
$12.95?$: US dollar
xi+
461
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 John Jude Palencar Checkmark
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos date unknown ed. uncredited Arkham House 0-87054-159-5
$24.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jeffrey K. Potter Checkmark
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