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Title: Polaris Title Record # 41867
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Date: 1920-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Dream Cycle
Webpages: librivox.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Written in the Spring and Summer of 1918. It was first published in the December 1920 issue of the amateur journal the Philosopher. The December 1937 issue of Weird Tales confirms the first printing date.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Paule Pérez
French Polaris
1989Translated by Giuseppe Lippi
Italian La stella polare
2006Translated by Andreas Diesel
German Polaris [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
2006Translated by Andreas Diesel
German Polaris

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Fantasy Fan, February 1934 1934-02-00 ed. Charles D. Hornig Charles D. Hornig   $0.10 16
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
fanzine Checkmark
Weird Tales, December 1937 1937-12-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $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 Virgil Finlay Checkmark
The Outsider and Others 1939-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House (H.P. Lovecraft Trilogy #1)   $5.00 xiv+
553
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1965-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $6.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1967-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz   30/- 413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02866-8 £0.30 223
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
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02866-8 £0.30 223
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
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1971-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye  
The World of H. P. Lovecraft 1971-00-00 August Derleth, H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 01300X   xii+
242+
xiv+
208+
143+
xvi+
138
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 Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1971-02-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books (Ballantine Adult Fantasy #26) 02146 $0.95 xiv+
208
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 Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1972-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459)     434
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 Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1973-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02866-8 £0.35 223
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 Bob Haberfield Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1973-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459)     431
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 Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1975-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House None $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1976-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-25189-X $1.50 xiv+
208
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 Murray Tinkelman  
Friendly Aliens: Thirteen Stories of the Fantastic Set in Canada 1981-00-00 ed. John Robert Colombo Hounslow Press     181
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Friendly Aliens: Thirteen Stories of the Fantastic Set in Canada by Foreign Authors 1981-00-00 ed. John Robert Colombo Hounslow Press   $8.95 181
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 Checkmark
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1983-08-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30231-1 $2.50 xiv+
208
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1984-02-20 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459) 2-277-12459-1   431
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 Philippe Druillet Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1985-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-06324-2 £2.95 512
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 Tim White  
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1985-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33105-2 C$2.95 xiv+
208
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06324-2 £3.50 512
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 Tim White  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4 $18.95 lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless Checkmark
Tutti i racconti 1897-1922 1989-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #2136) 88-04-32094-X 10,000 Lit lxviii+
420
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 Karel Thole  
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1991-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-33105-2 $6.99 224
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 Michael Whelan  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1991-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1991-05-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33105-2 $4.95 xiv+
208
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 1993-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-33105-2 $4.95 xvi+
208
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 Michael Whelan  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1994-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06324-2 £5.99 512
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 Tim White Checkmark
Da un altro mondo 1995-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #219)   6,000 Lit 224
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 Marco Patrito  
The Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft: Dreams of Terror and Death 1995-10-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38421-0 $10.00 xi+
387
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 John Jude Palencar  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1997-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 2001-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4 $25.95 lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Patrick  
The Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft 2003-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46330-7 $14.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories 2004-09-28 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (US) 0-14-243795-6 $15.00 453+
xxi
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 Henry Fuseli  
The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories 2004-09-28 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 0-14-243795-6 $15.00 xx+
453
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 Henry Fuseli  
The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories 2005-04-07 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 0-14-118789-1 £9.99 xxi+
453
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 Michele Turriani Checkmark
Shadows of Death 2005-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-48333-2 $6.99 xii+
324
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 Christopher Wray-McCann  
Das schleichende Chaos 2006-09-00 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2619) 978-3-86552-056-2 €24.00 285+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Fiction: Complete and Unabridged 2008-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books (Library of Essential Writers) 978-1-4351-0793-9   xiv+
1098
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Sven Geier  
Collected Public Domain Works of H. P. Lovecraft 2008-10-17 H. P. Lovecraft LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
The Fantasy Fan: The Fans' Own Magazine 2010-00-00 ed. Charles D. Hornig Lance Thingmaker     192+
96+
55
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Weird Writings of H. P. Lovecraft: Vol 2 2010-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Girasol Collectables     568
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
H. P. Lovecraft: Masters of the Weird Tale 2010-12-01 H. P. Lovecraft Centipede Press (Masters of the Weird Tale) 978-1-933618-14-2 $495.00 1220
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Fiction 2011-03-01 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books 978-1-4351-2296-3 $20.00 xiv+
1098
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Sven Geier  
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath and Other Oneiric Works 2011-06-01 H. P. Lovecraft Creation Oneiros 978-1-902197-32-6 $14.95 208
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 Max Ernst  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09935-7 £20.00 xvii+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09963-0 £16.99 xvii+
538
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 Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-09936-4 £10.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Weird Tales 2012-00-00 ed. uncredited Pulp Classics on DVD      
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 016 2012-05-06 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Der silberne Schlüssel 2013-12-02 H. P. Lovecraft Festa (Festa H. P. Lovecraft: Horror- und Fantasygeschichten) 978-3-86552-290-0 €13.95 503+
[4]
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 Jyrie Nousiainen Checkmark
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2014-09-09 H. P. Lovecraft Race Point Publishing (Knickerbocker Classics) 978-1-63106-001-4 $35.00 xvii+
1102
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Complete Works 2016-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft uncredited 978-1-5390-3331-8   609
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 Checkmark
H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Omnibus, Volume I: 1917-1926 2016-01-15 H. P. Lovecraft Pulp-Lit Productions 978-1-945032-02-8 $24.95 558
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  
H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Omnibus, Volume I: 1917-1926 2016-01-15 H. P. Lovecraft Pulp-Lit Productions 978-0-9864097-5-2 $48.95 558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2016-07-01 H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Books 978-0-7858-3420-5   xvii+
1102
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Pulp Adventures, Winter 2017 2017-00-00 ed. Audrey Parente Bold Venture Press 978-1-5440-3335-8 $12.95 178
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.
mag Emmett Watson  
The Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38421-0 $13.95 xi+
387
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 John Jude Palencar Checkmark
The Doom That Came to Sarnath date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33105-2 $5.99 xiv+
208
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 0-14-118789-1 £10.99 480
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 Michele Turriani  
The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-118789-1 £12.99 453
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 Michele Turriani Checkmark
The Doom That Came to Sarnath date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33105-2 $6.99 xiv+
208
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06324-2 £7.99 512
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 Tim White Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06324-2 £7.99 512
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 Tim White Checkmark
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