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Title: The Earlier Service Title Record # 58008
Author: Margaret Irwin
Date: 1935-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in Irwin's collection Madame Fears the Dark, London, Chatto & Windus, 1935.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1964Translated by Max Roth
French L'autre messe
1977Translated by Max Roth
French L'ancienne messe
2002Translated by Andreas Diesel.
German Die Messe

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Madame Fears the Dark: Seven Stories and a Play 1935-00-00 Margaret Irwin Chatto & Windus   7/6 xii+
275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Century of Horror Stories 1935-00-00 ed. Dennis Wheatley Hutchinson   3/6 1024
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Ghost Stories 1939-00-00 ed. John Hampden J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #952)   2/- xvii+
366
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Prince of Darkness 1946-06-00 ed. Gerald Verner John Westhouse   8/6 250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1951 1951-12-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag George Salter , Dirone Photography Checkmark
Bloodstock and Other Stories 1953-00-00 Margaret Irwin Harcourt, Brace & Company   $3.00 206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Bloodstock and Other Stories 1953-00-00 Margaret Irwin Chatto & Windus     206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Second Series 1953-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Little, Brown   $3.00 [x]+
270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Best Black Magic Stories 1960-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   16/- 269
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best Black Magic Stories 1960-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   6/- 269
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  
Best Black Magic Stories 1963-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   16/- 269
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Quiver Of Horror 1964-00-00 ed. Dennis Wheatley Arrow Books 759 3/6 288
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  
Histoires insolites 1964-00-00 ed. Max Roth, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau, Alyette Guillot-Coli, René Wintzen Casterman     365
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Masque of the Red Death 1964-10-00 ed. Michael Sissons Panther 1755 3/6 192
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
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1967-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Farrar, Straus and Giroux   $3.95 xii +
250
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1967-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines The Bodley Head   21/- 208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Dennis Wheatley's Second Book of Horror Stories 1968-08-00 ed. Dennis Wheatley Hutchinson   30/- 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1970-12-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Penguin Books 0-14-030456-8   204
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 Eleventh Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1975-00-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes Fontana 0-00-614090-4 £0.45 185
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 Alan Lee  
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1975-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-33432-3 $5.95 xii+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jutta Ash  
Tales of the Occult 1975-06-00 ed. Barbara H. Wolf, Jack C. Wolf Fawcett Crest X2455 $1.75 416
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
Ghostly and Ghastly 1977-00-00 ed. Barbara Ireson Beaver Books 0-600-34065-1 £0.55 222
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  
Histoires démoniaques 1977-06-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Presses Pocket (La grande anthologie du fantastique #5) 2-266-00367-4   402
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 Christian Broutin  
Ten Ghost Stories 1978-00-00 ed. R. A. Banks Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-23163-7   xv+
141
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  
Histoires démoniaques 1978-12-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati France Loisirs (La grande anthologie du fantastique #5) 2-7242-0445-X   402
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth Benjamin Baltimore  
La grande anthologie du fantastique: 3 1997-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Omnibus (France) (La grande anthologie du fantastique (Omnibus) #3) 2-258-03654-2 F155.00 1350
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
Arnold Böcklin?Arnold Boecklin
 
Berührungen der Nacht 2002-06-00 ed. Frank Rainer Scheck, Erik Hauser Festa (Die bizarre Bibliothek #1302) 3-935822-47-2 €18.95 506
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 William Degouve de Nuncques Checkmark
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