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Title: Von Kempelen and His Discovery

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Title: Von Kempelen and His Discovery Title Record # 55025
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1849-04-14
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: en.wikisource.org, librivox.org
Language: English
Note:
  • Manuscript March 8, 1849, first published in the April 14, 1849 Flag of Our Union.
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
Amazing Stories, July 1927, unsigned illustration.
Synopsis: Available on page 327, Bleiler (Gernsback).
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1849 Von Kempelen and His Discovery [as by Edgar A. Poe]
1992 Von Kempelen and His Discovery [as by Edgar Poe]
Year Language Title
1992Translated by Alain Jaubert
French Von Kempelen et sa découverte [as by Edgar Poe]
1993Translated by Heide Steiner
German Von Kempelens Erfindung

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Flag of Our Union, April 14, 1849 1849-04-14 ed. Editors of The Flag of Our Union Frederick Gleason     4
tabloid?11" by 16" magazine, usually newsprint, e.g. British Science Fiction Monthly.
mag  
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
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  
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
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 3 1905-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Croscup and Holby (The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe #3)      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Amazing Stories, July 1927 1927-07-00 ed. Hugo Gernsback Experimenter Publishing Co.   $0.25 108
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Paul Checkmark
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1938-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant)   $1.25 xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Tales 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (US) 1109 $0.85 406
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
Selected Tales 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (US) 1109 3/6 406
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  
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 ix+
819
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
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 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 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 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 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 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 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
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1991-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-07407-7 $19.95 821
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 xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Mystification and Other Tales: Mystification et autres contes 1992-03-16 Edgar Poe Gallimard (Folio bilingue #24) 2-07-038529-9   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.
coll Checkmark
Streitgespräch mit einer Mumie 1993-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Insel (Insel Taschenbuch #1530) 3-458-33230-8 DM 16.80 383
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 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Tales 1994-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin Popular Classics) 0-14-062116-4 £1.00 406
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 Arthur Rackham  
Selected Tales 1998-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Oxford University Press 0-19-953577-9 £2.50 xxviii+
338
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 Harry Clarke  
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  
Selected Tales 2008-04-17 Edgar Allan Poe Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 978-0-19-953577-4 £5.99 xxviii+
338
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 Harry Clarke  
Short Science Fiction Collection 028 2009-10-11 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
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 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
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