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Title: Mesmeric Revelation Title Record # 54788
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1844-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: en.wikisource.org, librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published in Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine, August 1844. See the notes here and this OCR scan.
Synopsis: Basically an inferior precursor to Poe's "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar", with the same basic premise: hypnotist places someone in a trace, that person dies while in the trance, and that person lives temporarily across death. Available on page 326, Bleiler (Gernsback).
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1844 Mesmeric Revelation [as by Edgar A. Poe]
Year Language Title
1854Translated by Charles Baudelaire. First published in Le Pays, 30 July 1854.
French Révélation magnétique
1856Translated by Charles Baudelaire
French Révélation magnétique [as by Edgar Poe]
1901Translated by Hedda Moeller-Bruck [aka Hedda Eulenberg]
German Mesmeristische Enthüllungen
1993Translated by Heide Steiner
German Mesmerische Offenbarung

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine, August 1844 1844-08-00 ed. Editors of The Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine Israel Post      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Tales 1845-06-25 Edgar A. Poe Wiley and Putnam  
$0.50?$: US dollar
228
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 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
Tales and Sketches: To Which Is Added The Raven: A Poem 1852-00-00 Edgar A. Poe George Routledge & Co. (Routledge's New Cheap Series)     268
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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  
Histoires extraordinaires 1856-00-00 Edgar Poe Michel Lévy Frères     xxxi+
330
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires extraordinaires 1869-00-00 Edgar Poe Michel Lévy Frères (Œuvres complètes de Charles Baudelaire #5)     523
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Mesmeristische Enthüllungen 1901-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. C. C. Bruns (Edgar Allan Poes Werke in zehn Bänden #6)     224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Gold-Bug and Other Tales 1902-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe A. L. Burt Company     398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 2 (Raven Edition) 1903-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe P. F. Collier & Son     381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Prose Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1903-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Grosset & Dunlap     496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 3 1905-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe
Croscup & Holby?Croscup and Holby
(The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe #3)
     
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Amazing Stories, May 1926 1926-05-00 ed. Hugo Gernsback Experimenter Publishing Co.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
96
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Frank R. Paul Checkmark
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in One Volume: Poems, Tales, Essays, Criticisms with New Notes 1927-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Walter J. Black, Inc.     1296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Best Known Works of Edgar Allan Poe in One Volume: Poems, Tales, Essays, Criticisms 1931-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Blue Ribbon Books     [32]+
918
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1938-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant)  
$1.25?$: US dollar
xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Galdone  
The Centenary Poe: Tales, Poems, Criticism, Marginalia, and Eureka 1949-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe The Bodley Head     559
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tous les contes d'Edgar Poe 1960-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Marabout (
Bibliothèque Marabout - Géant?Bibliotheque Marabout - Geant
#109)
    575
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  
Histoires extraordinaires 1965-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Garnier-Flammarion     306
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 Martin (1789-1854) Checkmark
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  
$5.95?$: US dollar
ix+
819
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Tales and The Raven and Other Poems 1969-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Charles E. Merrill (Charles E. Merrill Standard Editions)     xxxvi+
228+
91
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Seven Tales: With a French Translation and Prefatory Essay by Charles Baudelaire 1971-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Schocken Books 0-8052-3401-2   245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1975-09-00 Edgar Allan Poe Vintage Books 0-394-71678-7 / V-678
$5.95?$: US dollar
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 Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe 1976-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books 0-14-043106-3
£0.90?£: UK pound
xxvi+
429
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 Odilon Redon Checkmark
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe 1977-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books 0-14-043106-3
£0.95?£: UK pound
xxvi+
429
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 Odilon Redon  
The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1981-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-14990-5
$35.00?$: US dollar
xvii+
683
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe 1982-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books 0-14-043106-3
£1.50?£: UK pound
xxvi+
429
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 Odilon Redon Checkmark
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
$27.50?$: US dollar
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
Visions of Poe 1988-11-00 Simon Marsden, Edgar Allan Poe Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-57427-3
$24.95?$: US dollar
128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1991-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-07407-7
$19.95?$: US dollar
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
$20.00?$: US dollar
xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Streitgespräch mit einer Mumie 1993-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Insel (Insel Taschenbuch #1530) 3-458-33230-8
DM 16.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
383
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  
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
$37.50?$: US dollar
1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires extraordinaires 1996-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Presses Pocket (Lire et voir des classiques #6019) 2-266-03080-9   382
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.
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Dancing with the Dark 1997-07-00 Stephen Jones Vista 0-575-60166-3
£5.99?£: UK pound
351
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.
non-fic  
Dancing with the Dark 1999-08-00 Stephen Jones Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0620-1
$12.95?$: US dollar
351
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.
non-fic Jackie Travison Checkmark
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 2 (Raven Edition) 2000-04-01 Edgar Allan Poe Project Gutenberg 2148    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Histoires extraordinaires 2001-07-00 Edgar Allan Poe L'Aventurine (Classiques universels) 2-84595-028-4   246
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 L. Raemaekers Checkmark
Tales 2005-06-30 Edgar Allan Poe Nonsuch Publishing (Nonsuch Classics) 1-84588-036-6
$10.00?$: US dollar
315
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  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 006 2009-10-27 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
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
Science Fiction Classics #2 2015-02-19 ed. Hugo Gernsback Pulp Tales Press 978-0-692-29633-2
$9.99?$: US dollar
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 Frank R. Paul  
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
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books 0-14-043106-3
£8.99?£: UK pound
xxvi+
429
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 Odilon Redon Checkmark
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in One Volume: Complete Tales and Poems date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Walter J. Black, Inc.     760
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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