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Title: The Unnamable Title Record # 41891
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Date: 1925-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Randolph Carter
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Current Tags: haunted (1), tomb (1), horror (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
2014 The Unnamable [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Yves Rivière
French L'indicible
2010Translated by Andreas Diesel & Felix F. Frey
German Das Unnennbare [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
2010Translated by Andreas Diesel & Felix F. Frey.
German Das Unnennbare
2016Translated by Arnaud Demaegd
French L'indicible
2017Translated by Andreas Fliedner
German Das Unsagbare

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, July 1925 1925-07-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
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 Andrew Brosnatch  
Beyond the Wall of Sleep 1943-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House (H.P. Lovecraft Trilogy #2)   $5.00 xxix+
458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Burt Trimpey , Clark Ashton Smith Checkmark
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1947-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Avon Book Co. 136 $0.25 223
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 A. R. Tilburne Checkmark
Cry Horror! 1958-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Avon T-284 $0.35 191+
[1]
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 Richard Powers  
Cry Horror! 1959-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft WDL HS853 2/6 190
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Je suis d'ailleurs 1961-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Présence du Futur #45)   F5.00 217
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 Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1964-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 1759 3/6 208
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 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  
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1970-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-01759-3 £0.25 208
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 McInnerney Checkmark
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1970-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-01759-3 £0.25 208
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 McInnerney Checkmark
Horror Hunters 1971-00-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Macfadden-Bartell 75-416 $0.75 192
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
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 Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft 1971-00-00 uncredited Beagle Books (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft) 99146-475 $4.75 190+
182+
184+
160+
127
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 Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1971-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #3) 95042 $0.95 182
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
Je suis d'ailleurs 1971-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Présence du Futur #45)     217
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 Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1971-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #3) 95042 $0.95 182
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 McInnerney Checkmark
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1973-04-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #3) 0-345-03230-6 $0.95 182
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 John Holmes  
Horror Hunters 1975-00-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Manor Books 95406 $0.95 192
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
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 Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1975-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-24690-X $1.50 182
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 John Holmes Checkmark
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories 1982-02-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30229-X $2.25 182
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 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  
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
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 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
Tales from the Rogues' Gallery 1994-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Little, Brown UK 0-316-90923-8 £15.99 x+
338
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1994-08-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-511-X $7.98 xx+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kevin McGuinness  
Tales from the Rogues' Gallery 1995-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Warner Books 0-7515-1318-0 £5.99 x+
339
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
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1995-07-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-919-0 $4.98 xx+
585
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  
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 1996-10-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38422-9 $14.00 x+
381
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  
Black Seas of Infinity 2001-09-00 H. P. Lovecraft Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2009-7 / 36768 $12.99 xix+
536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ian Miller Checkmark
The Ultimate Halloween 2001-10-00 ed. Marvin Kaye ibooks 0-7434-2396-8 $12.95 x+
325
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 Mike Rivilis Checkmark
Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror 2003-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-45829-X $6.99 xii+
370
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 Dave McKean  
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 2003-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46331-5 $15.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Ultimate Halloween 2003-10-00 ed. Marvin Kaye ibooks 0-7434-7513-5 $6.99 x+
325
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 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
Weird Tales, July 1925 2005-11-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Girasol Collectables   $35.00 148
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
anth Andrew Brosnatch 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  
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft 2008-03-27 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-08157-4 £16.99 xii+
880
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  
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft 2008-04-28 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08156-7 £20.00 [14] +
880
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards Checkmark
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 2008-06-26 H. P. Lovecraft Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0767-4 $24.00 381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft 2008-09-18 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08603-6 £10.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft 2009-10-15 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-08688-3   vii+
880
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 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  
Die Großen Alten 2010-03-00 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2622) 978-3-86552-067-8 €24.00 315+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
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  
H. P. Lovecraft Goes to the Movies: The Classic Stories That Inspired the Classic Horror Films 2011-10-04 H. P. Lovecraft Fall River Press 978-1-4351-3617-5 $9.95 376
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  
Bis dass die Zeit den Tod besiegt 2011-11-00 ed. Tim Curran, H. P. Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens - Sonderausgabe #2)   €36.66 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Cyril Van Der Haegen Checkmark
Die lauernde Furcht 2013-12-02 H. P. Lovecraft Festa (Festa H. P. Lovecraft: Horror- und Fantasygeschichten) 978-3-86552-288-7 €13.95 439+
[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.
coll 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 New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 2014-10-13 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Liveright 978-0-87140-453-4 $39.95 lxx+
852
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 2014-10-13 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Liveright 978-1-63149-055-2 $34.98  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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
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
Cthulhu: Le mythe - Livre III 2016-09-14 H. P. Lovecraft Bragelonne 979-10-281-0091-9 €25.00 384
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 Loïc Muzy  
The Randolph Carter Tales 2017-08-15 H. P. Lovecraft Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78428-832-7   192
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  
H. P. Lovecraft: Das Werk 2017-09-21 H. P. Lovecraft Fischer Tor 978-3-596-03708-7 €68.00 912
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jonathan Gray 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
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08156-7 £20.00 [14] +
880
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards 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
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32604-0 $5.99 182
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  
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