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Title: Dress of White Silk Title Record # 58476
Author: Richard Matheson
Date: 1951-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: The strange young child of a strange family wants to show the neighbor child her(?) late mother's dress, against her grandmother's orders.
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Current Tags: first person point of view (1), child protagonist (1), eerie (1), horror (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957Translated by Alain Dorémieux later revised by Jacques Chambon.
French La robe de soie blanche
1966 German Mamas Zimmer
1987Translated by Guido Zurlino
Italian Un vestito di seta bianca
1988Translated by Anne Gebhardt.
German Das Kleid aus weißer Seide
1989Translated by Stefan Troßbach
German Ein Kleid aus weißer Seide

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1951 1951-10-00 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 Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 1952-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Little, Brown   $2.75 xiv+
214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 1952-03-03 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Little, Brown   $2.75 xvi+
214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Born of Man and Woman 1954-03-00 Richard Matheson Chamberlain Press   $3.00 252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mel Hunter  
Third from the Sun 1955-02-00 Richard Matheson Bantam Books 1294 $0.25 180
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 Charles Binger Checkmark
Born of Man and Woman 1956-00-00 Richard Matheson Max Reinhardt   10/6 164
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll E. B. Mudge-Marriott  
Fiction, #40 1957-03-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 132
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 Philippe Curval Checkmark
Third from the Sun 1961-00-00 Richard Matheson Corgi SS1027 2/6 190
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 Richards Checkmark
Third from the Sun 1962-06-00 Richard Matheson Bantam Books J2467 $0.40 180
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
Der dritte Planet 1966-02-11 Richard Matheson Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #106) TTB106 DM 2.40 160
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
Third from the Sun 1970-09-00 Richard Matheson Bantam Books H5548 $0.60 180
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
Les mondes macabres de Richard Matheson 1974-03-00 Richard Matheson Casterman (Autres temps, autres mondes)     314
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. Palmans Checkmark
Les mondes macabres 1978-00-00 Richard Matheson Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7024) 2-253-02038-9   350
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
Histoire de morts-vivants 1978-02-24 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Presses Pocket (La grande anthologie du fantastique #1) 2-266-00228-0   405
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 C. Broutin Checkmark
Histoire de morts-vivants 1978-07-12 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati France Loisirs 2-7242-0355-0   405
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Benjamin Baltimore Checkmark
The Eureka Years 1982-06-00 ed. Annette McComas Bantam Books 0-553-20673-7 $3.50 xvii+
348
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 George Jones Checkmark
Vamps: An Anthology of Female Vampire Stories 1987-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh DAW Books (DAW Collectors #703) 0-88677-190-0 $3.50 365
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 Jill Bauman Versandi Checkmark
Urania #1062 1987-11-22 ed. Gianni Montanari Mondadori 1062 Lit 3,500 160
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 Karel Thole  
The Best Horror Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1988-07-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Anne Jordan St. Martin's Press 0-312-01894-0 $22.95 xi+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Sullivan (artist)  
The Best Horror Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1988-07-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Anne Jordan St. Martin's Press 0-312-01736-7 $14.95 xi+
403
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 James Sullivan (artist)  
Vampire 1988-11-00 ed. Martin Greenberg (1941-2011), Charles G. Waugh
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(
Bastei Lübbe Allgemeine Reihe?Bastei Luebbe Allgemeine Reihe
#13134)
3-404-13134-7 DM 10.00 396
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 Manuel Prieto Checkmark
Die besten Horror-Stories 1989-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Anne Jordan Droemer Knaur (Knaur Horror #1835) 3-426-01835-7 DM 19.80 587
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 Marion Arnemann , Doris Arnemann Checkmark
The Best Horror Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Vol. I 1989-04-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Anne Jordan St. Martin's Press 0-312-91499-7 $3.95 260
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 Best of Modern Horror 1989-08-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Anne Jordan Viking UK 0-670-82871-8 £14.95 403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Max Schindler  
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $125 xxii+
889
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $25.00 xxii+
899
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 William Stout Checkmark
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $ xxii+
889
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of Modern Horror 1990-10-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Anne Jordan Penguin Books 0-14-011849-7 £5.99 xi+
403
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 Max Schindler  
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown 1993-08-00 ed. Marvin Kaye GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 1-56865-043-4 / 00588 $10.98 xv+
[3]+
573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown 1994-06-00 ed. Marvin Kaye St. Martin's Press 0-312-11026-X $24.95 xv+
573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey  
I Am Legend 1995-07-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-812-52300-8 $4.99 312
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 Jim Thiesen Checkmark
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
 
Girls' Night Out: Twenty-Nine Female Vampire Stories 1997-09-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0424-4 $9.98 545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
I Am Legend 1997-10-00 Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $12.95 317
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 The Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
Derrière l'écran 1999-02-00 Richard Matheson Flammarion (Imagine) 2-08-067732-2 F85.00 332
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 Sofiane Tilikete Checkmark
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-312-87827-3 $14.95 335
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 Ravenwood  
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-30411-2 $24.95 335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ravenwood  
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories Volume One 2003-12-00 Richard Matheson Gauntlet Press 1-887368-62-0 $16.95 399
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 O. Morris  
Vamps: An Anthology of Female Vampire Stories 2004-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh ibooks 0-7434-9312-5 $6.99 x+
422
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  
I Am Legend / Hell House 2006-09-00 Richard Matheson Quality Paperback Book Club 978-1-58288-233-8 $14.49 317+
[301]
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.
omni  
I Am Legend 2007-10-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-31874-1 $14.95 317
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  
I Am Legend 2007-11-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-35715-1 $7.99 312
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
I Am Legend 2011-00-00 Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1 $7.99 312
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 Best of Richard Matheson 2017-10-10 Richard Matheson Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-313017-8 $17.00 xviii+
408
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 Daniel Danger Checkmark
The Best of Richard Matheson 2017-10-10 Richard Matheson Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-1-101-99366-8 $11.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Daniel Danger  
I Am Legend and Other Stories 2019-11-12 Richard Matheson Tor 978-1-250-24275-4 $14.99 444
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $15.99 317
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 The Chopping Block, Inc.  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1 $7.99 312
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  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $13.95 317
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 The Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
Born of Man and Woman date unknown Richard Matheson Max Reinhardt   12/6 164
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll E. B. Mudge-Marriott  
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