Title: The Thing on the Doorstep

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Title: The Thing on the Doorstep Title Record # 41907
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Date: 1937-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Cthulhu Mythos
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Written in August 1933, first published in January 1937.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1937 The Thing on the Door-Step
2014 The Thing on the Doorstep [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
Year Language Title
1949 Dutch Het Ding op de Drempel
1956 French Le monstre sur le seuil
1969 German Das Ding auf der Schwelle
1975 German Das Grauen pocht an meine Tür
1980 Italian La cosa sulla soglia
1988 Finnish Hän, joka tuli käymään
1990 Italian La cosa sulla soglia
2005 German Das Ding auf der Schwelle [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
2005 German Das Ding auf der Schwelle
2015 French Le monstre sur le seuil
2017 German Das Ding auf der Schwelle

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, January 1937 1937-01-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 132 pulp? mag Margaret Brundage Checkmark
The Outsider and Others 1939-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House (H.P. Lovecraft Trilogy #1)   $5.00 xiv+
553
hc? coll Virgil Finlay  
The Dunwich Horror 1945-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Bart House 12 $0.25 186 pb? coll Checkmark
Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 1945-04-00 H. P. Lovecraft World Publishing Co.   $0.60 307 hc? coll  
Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 1945-09-00 H. P. Lovecraft World Publishing Co.     307 hc? coll  
And the Darkness Falls 1946-04-00 ed. Boris Karloff World Publishing Co.   $2.75 ix+
631
hc? anth  
Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 1946-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft World Publishing Co. (A Tower Mystery)     307 hc? coll Checkmark
Voor en Na Middernacht: Zijnde Vijfendertig Spook en Griezelverhalen Alsmede Andere Fantastische Vertellingen 1949-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier     354 hc? anth J. F. Doeve  
Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 1950-09-00 H. P. Lovecraft World Publishing Co.   $1.49 307 hc? coll  
The Haunter of the Dark 1951-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz   10/6 302 hc? coll  
Voor en Na Middernacht 1954-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319 hc? anth F. van Uden Checkmark
Par-delà le mur du sommeil 1956-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Présence du Futur #16)   F500 240 pb? omni  
The Macabre Reader 1959-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books D-353 $0.35 223 pb? anth Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
The Macabre Reader 1960-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Digit Books D362 2/-   pb? anth Ed Emshwiller  
Spine Chillers: an Anthology of Mystery and Horror 1961-00-00 ed. Elizabeth Lee Elek   25/- 528 hc? anth  
The Dunwich Horror and Others: The Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 1963-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $5.00 xx+
431
hc? coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
The Haunter of the Dark 1963-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 1474 3/6 256 pb? coll Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1963-12-00 H. P. Lovecraft Lancer Books 72-702 $0.50 158 pb? coll Len Goldberg Checkmark
Par-delà le mur du sommeil 1964-11-05 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Présence du Futur #16)   F6.15 219 pb? omni Checkmark
Best Horror Stories 2 1965-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   18/- 270 hc? anth  
The Unhumans 1965-00-00 ed. Marvin Allen Karp Popular Library SP405 $0.50 141 pb? anth Francisco de Goya Checkmark
The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Terror 1965-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther   3/6 256 pb? coll  
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1966-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $6.50 xx+
431
hc? coll Lee Brown Coye  
3 Tales of Horror 1967-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 v+
134
hc? coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Das Ding auf der Schwelle 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Insel (Bibliothek des Hauses Usher)   DM 12.50 213 hc? coll  
The Dunwich Horror 1969-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Lancer Books 74-502 $0.75 191 pb? coll Len Goldberg  
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1970-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $6.50 xx+
431
hc? coll Lee Brown Coye  
The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Terror 1970-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-01474-8 £0.25 256 pb? coll Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror 1971-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Lancer Books 75427 $0.95 191 pb? coll Victor Valla Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror 1971-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Lancer Books 75427 C$0.95 191 pb? coll Victor Valla Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror 1972-07-00 H. P. Lovecraft Lancer Books 447-75427-095 $0.95 191 pb? coll Victor Valla Checkmark
The Devil's Children 1974-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Orbit / Futura Publications 0-86007-814-0 £0.40 213 pb? anth Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1974-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 xx+
431
hc? coll Lee Brown Coye  
The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Terror 1974-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-01474-8 £0.35 256 pb? coll Checkmark
Christopher Lee's New Chamber of Horrors 1974-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-62152-1   316 hc? anth  
The Devil's Children 1975-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Taplinger 0-8008-2188-2   212 hc? anth  
Lautlos schleicht das Grauen 1975-05-27 ed. Michel Parry Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #22) VTB22 DM 2.80 143 pb? anth C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
Das Ding auf der Schwelle 1976-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #2) 3-518-06857-1 DM 6.00 210+
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The Devil's Children 1976-09-00 ed. Michel Parry Berkley Medallion 0-425-03202-7 $1.50 215 pb? anth Checkmark
More of Christopher Lee's New Chamber of Horror 1976-12-00 ed. Peter Haining Mayflower 0-583-12636-7 £0.60 159 pb? anth Checkmark
The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Horror 1977-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz (Gollancz Fantasy & Macabre) 0-575-00339-1 £3.95 304 hc? coll  
Das Ding auf der Schwelle 1977-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #2) 3-518-06857-1 DM 6.00 210+
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pb? coll Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1978-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Jove / HBJ 0-515-04511-4 $1.75 191 pb? coll Rowena Morrill  
I mostri all'angolo della strada 1980-10-06 H. P. Lovecraft Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1226) 18508-2 4,000 Lit 426 pb? coll Karel Thole Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others: The Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 1981-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $10.00 xx+
431
hc? coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Griezelverhalen 1982-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Loeb 90-6213-364-9   431 tp? coll Kate Higgins Checkmark
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre 1982-10-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29468-8 $6.95 375 tp? coll Michael Whelan  
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1984-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-037-8 $15.95 xxvi+
433
hc? coll Raymond Bayless Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1985-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-037-8 $15.95 xxvi+
433
hc? coll Raymond Bayless  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 3: The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales 1985-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-06323-4 £2.95 544 pb? coll Tim White  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 3: The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales 1986-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06323-4 £2.95 544 pb? coll Tim White  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 3: The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06323-4 £3.50 544 pb? coll Tim White Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1988-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-037-8 $17.95 xxvi+
433
hc? coll Raymond Bayless  
Yankee Witches 1988-05-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Lance Tapley 0-912769-32-7 $10.95 315 tp? anth  
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre 1988-09-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-35080-4 $7.95 375 tp? coll Michael Whelan  
I miti dell'orrore 1990-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) 88-04-33696-X 25,000 Lit xiv+
496
hc? coll J. K. Potter  
Par-delà le mur du sommeil 1991-05-00 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Présence du Futur #16) 2-207-30016-1   219 pb? omni Serge Bihannic Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1992-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-037-8 $19.95 xxvi+
433
hc? coll Raymond Bayless Checkmark
Yankee Witches: 15 Short Stories of Horror and Humor 1992-09-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Yankee Books 0-912769-32-7 $12.95 315 tp? anth  
Crawling Chaos 1993-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Creation Books 1-871592-18-6 £9.95 355 tp? coll Robert Taylor Checkmark
Par-delà le mur du sommeil 1994-10-00 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Présence du Futur #16) 2-207-30016-1   308 pb? omni Serge Bihannic Checkmark
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre 1995-04-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-35080-4 $10.00 375 tp? coll Michael Whelan  
Crawling Chaos 1997-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Creation Books 1-871592-72-0 $19.95 256 tp? coll Robert Taylor  
The Dunwich Horror and Others 1997-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-037-8   xxvi+
433
hc? coll Raymond Bayless  
Temppeli, Nimetön kaupunki ja muita kertomuksia 1999-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Kustannus Oy Jalava 951-887-167-1   311 tp? coll Checkmark
More Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 1999-08-00 H. P. Lovecraft Dell 0-440-50875-4 $13.95 312 tp? coll  
More Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 1999-09-01 H. P. Lovecraft Turtleback Books 0-613-52984-7 $26.95 312 hc? coll  
The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories 2001-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-218003-3 $13.00 xx+
443
tp? coll Gustave Doré Checkmark
Black Seas of Infinity 2001-09-00 H. P. Lovecraft Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2009-7 / 36768 $12.99 xix+
536
hc? coll Ian Miller Checkmark
The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories 2001-10-01 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-218003-3 $15.00 xx+
443
tp? coll Gustave Doré  
The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories 2002-08-00 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 0-14-118707-7 £7.99 xx+
443
tp? coll Michele Turriani  
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre 2002-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46329-3 $14.95   ebook? coll Checkmark
Eldritch Blue: Love & Sex in the Cthulhu Mythos 2004-03-00 ed. Kevin L. O'Brien Lindisfarne Press 0-9740297-5-0 $21.00 xiii+
318
tp? anth Susan McAdam  
Tales 2005-02-03 H. P. Lovecraft The Library of America (The Library of America #155) 1-931082-72-3 $35.00 838 hc? coll  
Der kosmische Schrecken 2005-08-00 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2617) 3-935822-68-5 €24.00 316+
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Par-delà le mur du sommeil 2006-01-02 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Folio SF #107) 2-07-042459-6   333 pb? omni Eikasia Checkmark
The Dark Worlds of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 8 2007-09-01 H. P. Lovecraft Audio Realms 0-8095-7217-6 $25.95   audio CD? coll  
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? omni Sven Geier  
More Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 2008-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Dell / SFBC 978-0-7394-8902-4 $9.99 312 tp? coll  
Par-delà le mur du sommeil 2008-02-02 H. P. Lovecraft Denoël (Folio SF #107) 978-2-07-042459-7   333 pb? omni Eikasia Checkmark
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? 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? coll Les Edwards Checkmark
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? coll  
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps 2009-00-00 ed. Peter Straub The Library of America (The Library of America #196) 978-1-59853-047-6 $35.00 xv+
746
hc? anth Andy Kerry , MIchelle Kerry Checkmark
At the Mountains of Madness and Other Weird Tales 2009-07-00 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 978-1-4351-1647-4 $11.95 xiv+
322
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Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft 2009-10-15 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-08688-3   vii+
880
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The Weird Writings of H. P. Lovecraft: Vol 2 2010-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Girasol Collectables     568 hc? 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? coll  
The Complete Fiction 2011-03-01 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books 978-1-4351-2296-3 $20.00 xiv+
1098
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The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales 2011-05-05 H. P. Lovecraft Vintage (UK) (Vintage Classics) 978-0-09-952848-7 £8.99 560 tp? coll Vladimir Zimakov  
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales 2011-05-05 H. P. Lovecraft Vintage Digital 978-1-4464-7629-1 £2.99   ebook? coll Vladimir Zimakov  
Chronik des Cthulhu-Mythos, Band II 2011-12-00 H. P. Lovecraft Festa (Festa H. P. Lovecraft: Horror- und Fantasygeschichten) 978-3-86552-145-3 €13.95 455+
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The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories 2013-10-01 H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Horror) 978-0-14-312232-6 $25.00 xliii+
499
hc? coll Paul Buckley  
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales 2014-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Vintage (UK) (Vintage Classics) 978-0-09-952848-7 £9.99 582 tp? coll Vladimir Zimakov  
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
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The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 2014-10-13 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Liveright 978-0-87140-453-4 $39.95 lxx+
852
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The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft 2014-10-13 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Liveright 978-1-63149-055-2 $34.98   ebook? coll  
Otherlands: Tales from the past: Volume 3 2015-02-00 ed. uncredited Otherland (Nouvelle(s) Génération)   €6.54 216 unknown? anth  
The Zombie Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 2015-06-29 H. P. Lovecraft Dover Publications 978-0-486-80633-4 $7.99   ebook? coll  
The Zombie Stories of H. P. Lovecraft 2015-09-16 H. P. Lovecraft Dover Publications 978-0-486-79806-6 $7.99 96 tp? coll  
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2016-07-01 H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Books 978-0-7858-3420-5   xvii+
1102
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H. P. Lovecraft: Das Werk 2017-09-21 H. P. Lovecraft Fischer Tor 978-3-596-03708-7 €68.00 912 hc? coll Jonathan Gray Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 3: The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06323-4 £5.99 544 pb? coll Tim White  
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-35080-4 $10.00 375 tp? coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-118707-5 £9.99 xx+
443
tp? coll Michele Turriani Checkmark
More Annotated H. P. Lovecraft date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Dell 0-440-50875-4 $15.00 312 tp? coll Checkmark
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-35080-4 $10.00 406 tp? coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Terror date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Panther   5/6 256 pb? coll  
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-29468-8 $6.95 375 tp? coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Dunwich Horror and Others date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-037-8 $27.95 xxvi+
433
hc? coll Tony Patrick 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? coll Les Edwards Checkmark
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-29468-8 $6.95 375 tp? coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 3: The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager 0-586-06323-4 £6.99 544 pb? coll Tim White Checkmark
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