Title: The Emissary

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Title: The Emissary Title Record # 58377
Author: Ray Bradbury
Date: 1947-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in Bradbury's collection Dark Carnival, Arkham House, 1947.
Synopsis: A bed-ridden boy relies on his dog for contact with the outside world.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957 French L'émissaire
1964 French L'odeur de l'automne
1971 Dutch De Afgezant
1978 Portuguese O mensageiro
1979 Italian Cane da riporto
1985 Finnish Sanantuoja
1985 Croatian Glasnik
1986 German Der Bote
2001 Italian L'emissario

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Dark Carnival 1947-00-00 Ray Bradbury Arkham House   $3.00 313 hc coll George Burrows Checkmark
Dark Carnival 1948-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hamish Hamilton   9/- 271 hc coll Michael Ayrton  
The October Country 1955-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books   $3.50 306 hc coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hart-Davis   15/- 306 hc coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-04-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #F139 $0.50 276 pb coll Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1957-00-00 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)   F500 268 pb coll  
The October Country 1961-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ace UK #H422 2/6 142 pb coll Checkmark
The October Country 1962-03-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #F580 $0.50 276 pb coll Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
Best Tales of Terror 1962-12-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   16/- 255 hc anth  
The Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories 1963-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books #X261 3/6 271 pb anth W. Francis Phillipps  
Histoires insolites 1964-00-00 ed. Max Roth, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau, Alyette Guillot-Coli, René Wintzen Casterman     365 hc anth  
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #U2139 $0.50 276 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #U2139 C$0.50 276 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Best Tales of Terror 1966-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/6 255 tp anth  
The October Country 1967-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #U2139 $0.50 276 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1968-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #72138 $0.75 276 pb coll Checkmark
The October Country 1969-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #01637 $0.75 276 pb coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
Selections from The Pan Book of Horror Stories #4 1970-11-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Berkley Medallion 0-425-01910-1 $0.75 160 pb anth  
The October Country 1970-12-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-00648-4 £0.25 158 pb coll Josh Kirby Checkmark
Macaber Carnaval 1971-00-00 Ray Bradbury Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1387) 90-229-1387-2 ƒ2.75 160 pb coll Dick Bruna Checkmark
The October Country 1971-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books     276 pb coll  
The October Country 1971-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02301-3 $0.95 276 pb coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
The October Country 1972-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276 pb coll Checkmark
The October Country 1973-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276 pb coll  
The October Country 1973-04-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-01559-9 £0.30 158 pb coll Josh Kirby Checkmark
The October Country 1973-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276 pb coll Checkmark
The Hounds of Hell 1974-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Gollancz 0-575-01715-5 £2.10 192 hc anth  
The Hounds of Hell 1974-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Taplinger 0-8008-3945-5 $6.95 192 hc anth Rus Anderson Checkmark
The October Country 1974-01-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276 pb coll Checkmark
The Hell of Mirrors (revised) 1974-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98199-7 £3.50 xiii+
239
hc anth  
The Hounds of Hell 1975-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Arrow Books 0-09-911470-4 £0.50 192 pb anth Checkmark
The October Country 1975-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-24320-X $1.50 276 pb coll Checkmark
The October Country 1976-00-00 Ray Bradbury Panther 0-586-04229-6 £0.50 173+
[3]
pb coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Everyman's Book of Classic Horror Stories 1976-06-00 ed. Peter Haining J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library) 0-460-01158-8 £0.65 xiii+
239
pb anth  
Ghostly and Ghastly 1977-00-00 ed. Barbara Ireson Beaver Books 0-600-34065-1 £0.55 222 pb anth  
Le pays d'octobre 1977-02-07 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)     316 pb coll Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1977-07-05 Ray Bradbury France Loisirs 2-7242-0136-1   316 hc coll Benjamin Baltimore Checkmark
O País de Outubro 1978-00-00 Ray Bradbury Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #246)     213 pb coll Manuel Dias Checkmark
The October Country 1978-06-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27501-2 $1.95 276 pb coll Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
Thrillers, Chillers and Killers 1979-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Elsevier / Nelson Books 0-525-66633-8 $6.95 192 hc anth  
Le pays d'octobre 1979-05-28 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)     316 pb coll Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Horroriana 1979-10-00 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Fantasy & Horror #2)   Lit 3,500 442 tp anth Karel Thole  
Ghosts That Haunt You 1980-00-00 ed. Aidan Chambers Kestrel Books 0-7226-5605-X   168 hc anth  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-10-31 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-12-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc coll R. D. Scudellari  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-246-11540-8 £12.50 xx+
884
hc coll  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-02-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The October Country 1981-03-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9 $2.50 276 pb coll Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The October Country 1982-12-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9   276 pb coll Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1983-01-27 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5   720 pb coll  
The October Country 1984-00-00 Ray Bradbury Panther 0-586-04229-6 £1.50 173 pb coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715 pb coll Checkmark
Lokakuun maa 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Kirjayhtymä 951-26-2705-1   331 hc coll Piotr Tomaszewski Checkmark
Sirius, #114 1985-12-05 ed. Milivoj PašičekQuestion mark Vjesnik   150 din. 132 pb mag Igor Kordej Checkmark
Familientreffen 1986-00-00 Ray Bradbury Diogenes (detebe #21415) 3-257-21415-4 DM 9.80 226 pb coll Tomi Ungerer  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1987-00-00 Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715 pb coll Checkmark
Familientreffen 1987-00-00 Ray Bradbury Diogenes (detebe #21415) 3-257-21415-4 DM 9.80 226 pb coll Tomi Ungerer Checkmark
Ghost Stories 1988-03-00 ed. Robert Westall Kingfisher 0-86272-323-X £6.95 253 hc anth  
Die goldenen Äpfel der Sonne 1990-00-00 Ray Bradbury Volk und Welt 3-353-00675-3   398 pb coll Hans-Joachim Petzak Checkmark
Dark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror Stories 1990-04-00 ed. Stephen Jones, Clarence Paget Pan Books 0-330-31100-X £3.99 348 pb anth Dave McKean  
Dark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror Stories 1990-04-00 ed. Clarence Paget, Stephen Jones Pan Books 0-330-31565-X £13.95 348 hc anth Dave McKean  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1990-10-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $29.95 912 hc coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
Ghost Stories 1991-07-00 ed. Robert Westall Kingfisher 0-86272-802-9 £3.95 253 tp anth  
Ghost Stories 1993-03-00 ed. Robert Westall Kingfisher (US) (Kingfisher Treasury #5) 1-85697-884-2 $6.95 253 tp anth Graham Potts Checkmark
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-40785-7 $10.00 306 tp coll Janet Woolley  
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-32448-X $5.99 x+
307
pb coll Donna Diamond Checkmark
Ghost Stories 1997-04-00 ed. Robert Westall Kingfisher 0-86272-802-9 £5.99 253 tp anth  
The October Country 1997-09-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-15-9 $65.00 234 hc coll Ray Bradbury  
The October Country 1998-00-00 Ray Bradbury Earthlight 0-671-01791-8 £5.99 306 pb coll Checkmark
The October Country 1999-09-00 Ray Bradbury Avon Books 0-380-97387-1 $16.00 xii+
334
hc coll Tim O'Brien Checkmark
Dark Carnival 2001-00-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-50-7 $150.00 xxiii+
479
hc coll Ray Bradbury Checkmark
Paese d'ottobre 2001-09-00 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #263) 88-04-49551-0 14,000 Lit 306 pb coll  
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury HarperVoyager 978-0-00-728047-6 £16.99 xx+
956
hc coll  
The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £100.00 ix+
302
hc omni Joseph Mugnaini , James Hannah  
The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £375.00 ix+
302
hc omni Joseph Mugnaini , James Hannah  
Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead 2009-09-19 ed. John Skipp Black Dog & Leventhal 978-1-57912-828-9 $19.95 699 tp anth  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 2010-04-06 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library #326) 978-0-307-26905-8 $32.00 xliii+
1059
hc coll  
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2012-06-28 Ray Bradbury Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-749768-3 £1.99   ebook coll  
The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: A Critical Edition: Volume 2: 1943-1944 2014-00-00 Ray Bradbury Kent State University Press 978-1-60635-195-6 $75.00 xxxix+
495
hc coll Checkmark
Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Robert Westall Kingfisher (US) 1-85697-884-2 $6.95 253 tp anth Graham Potts Checkmark
The October Country date unknown Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-04229-6 £4.99 192 pb coll Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10261-3 5/- 271 pb anth  
The Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10261-3 £0.30 271 pb anth  
Dark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Stephen Jones, Clarence Paget Pan Books 0-330-31100-X £4.99 xiv+
348
pb anth Dave McKean Checkmark
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