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Title: There Was an Old Woman Title Record # 58439
Author: Ray Bradbury
Date: 1944-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A woman decides not to cooperate with death.
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Current Tags: contemporary (1), fantasy (1), death (1), ghosts (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957Translated by Doringe
French
Il était une vieille femme...?Il etait une vieille femme...
1958Translated by Torsten Blomkvist.
Swedish
Det var en gång en gammal gumma?Det var en gaang en gammal gumma
1978Translated by Maria Emília Ferros Moura
Portuguese Era uma vez uma velha
1981 Portuguese Havia uma velha senhora
1985Translated by Matti Kannosto
Finnish Oli kerran eukko
1986Translated by Jürgen Bauer and/or Alastair Ker
German Es war einmal eine alte Frau
2001Translated by Renato Prinzhofer
Italian C'era una volta una vecchina
2017Translated by Török Krisztina
Hungarian Volt egyszer egy öreg hölgy
2020Translated by Brigitte Mariot
French Il était une vielle femme

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, July 1944 1944-07-00 ed. D. McIlwraith Weird Tales   $0.15 100
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag A. R. Tilburne Checkmark
Dark Carnival 1947-05-10 Ray Bradbury Arkham House   $3.00 313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll George Burrows Checkmark
Dark Carnival 1948-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hamish Hamilton   9/- 271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Ayrton  
Argosy (UK), August 1949 1949-08-00 ed. Editors of Argosy (UK) The Amalgamated Press   1/6 160
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The October Country 1955-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books   $3.50 306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hart-Davis   15/- 306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-04-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books F139 $0.50 276
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 Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1957-00-00 Ray Bradbury
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#20)
  F500 268
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  
Oktoberlandet 1958-00-00 Ray Bradbury Norstedt     305
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1961-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ace UK H422 2/6 142
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
The October Country 1962-03-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books F580 $0.50 276
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 Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
The October Country 1963-00-00 Ray Bradbury Four Square Books H422 2/6 158
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  
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books U2139 $0.50 276
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books U2139 C$0.50 276
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1965-00-00 Ray Bradbury Four Square Books 1233 3/6 158
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  
The October Country 1967-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books U2139 $0.50 276
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1968-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 72138 $0.75 276
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
The October Country 1969-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 01637 $0.75 276
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
The October Country 1970-00-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-43892-2 $6.95 272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Francisco Goya  
The October Country 1970-12-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-00648-4 £0.25 158
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
The October Country 1971-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 01637   276
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 Bob Pepper  
The October Country 1971-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02301-3 $0.95 276
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
The October Country 1972-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276
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
The October Country 1973-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276
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  
The October Country 1973-04-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-01559-9 £0.30 158
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
The October Country 1973-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276
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
The October Country 1974-01-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276
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
The October Country 1975-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-24320-X $1.50 276
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
The October Country 1976-00-00 Ray Bradbury Panther 0-586-04229-6 £0.50 173
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1977-02-07 Ray Bradbury
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#20)
    316
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1977-07-05 Ray Bradbury France Loisirs 2-7242-0136-1   316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Benjamin Baltimore Checkmark
O país de Outubro 1978-00-00 Ray Bradbury Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #246)     213
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 Manuel Dias Checkmark
The October Country 1978-06-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27501-2 $1.95 276
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 Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1979-05-28 Ray Bradbury
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#20)
    316
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-10-31 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-246-11540-8 £12.50 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
O país de Outubro 1981-00-00 Ray Bradbury Francisco Alves (Mestres do Horror e da Fantasia #1) 0-380-97387-1   284
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  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-02-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The October Country 1981-03-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9 $2.50 276
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 Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The October Country 1982-12-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9   276
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 Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1983-01-27 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5   720
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  
The October Country 1984-00-00 Ray Bradbury Panther 0-586-04229-6 £1.50 173
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1984-05-18 Ray Bradbury
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#20)
2-207-30020-X   316
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715
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
Lokakuun maa 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Kirjayhtymä 951-26-2705-1   331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Piotr Tomaszewski Checkmark
The October Country 1985-02-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32448-X $2.95 320
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 Whistl'n Dixie  
Familientreffen 1986-00-00 Ray Bradbury Diogenes (detebe #21415) 3-257-21415-4 DM 9.80 226
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 Tomi Ungerer  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1987-00-00 Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715
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
Familientreffen 1987-00-00 Ray Bradbury Diogenes (detebe #21415) 3-257-21415-4 DM 9.80 226
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 Tomi Ungerer Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1988-04-00 Ray Bradbury
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#20)
2-207-30020-X   316
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 Marie-Christine Forest Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1990-10-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $29.95 912
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The October Country 1993-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-32448-X $6.99 320
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  
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-40785-7 $10.00 306
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 Janet Woolley  
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-32448-X $5.99 x+
307
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 Donna Diamond Checkmark
The October Country 1997-09-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-15-9 $65.00 234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ray Bradbury  
The October Country 1998-00-00 Ray Bradbury Earthlight 0-671-01791-8 £5.99 306
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 Checkmark
The October Country 1999-09-00 Ray Bradbury Avon Books 0-380-97387-1 $16.00 xii+
334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tim O'Brien Checkmark
Dark Carnival 2001-00-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-50-7 $150.00 xxiii+
479
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ray Bradbury Checkmark
Paese d'ottobre 2001-09-00 Ray Bradbury Mondadori (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #263) 88-04-49551-0 Lit 14,000 306
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  
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury HarperVoyager 978-0-00-728047-6 £16.99 xx+
956
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £100.00 ix+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Joseph Mugnaini , James Hannah  
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Weird Tales 2012-00-00 ed. uncredited Pulp Classics on DVD      
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2012-06-28 Ray Bradbury Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-749768-3 £1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Októberi vidék 2017-00-00 Ray Bradbury
Agave Könyvek?Agave Konyvek
978-963-419-285-5 Ft 3,280 302
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
Faniszló Ádám?Faniszlo Adam
Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 2020-09-03 Ray Bradbury
Denoël?Denoel
(Folio SF #663)
978-2-07-289296-7   432
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  
The October Country date unknown Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-04229-6 £4.99 192
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.
coll Steve Crisp Checkmark
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