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Title: Witch War Title Record # 58488
Author: Richard Matheson
Date: 1951-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Seven young girls are used as witches in war by the military.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1958Translated by Jesco von Puttkamer
German Hexenkrieg
1966 German Krieg der Hexen
1970Translated by Marcel Battin
French
La guerre des sorcières?La guerre des sorcieres
1971Translated by Henk Bouwman
Dutch Heksenoorlog
1977Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French
La guerre des sorcières?La guerre des sorcieres
1984 Italian Guerra stregata
1999Translated by Jacques Chambon
French La guerre des sorcières

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Startling Stories, July 1951 1951-07-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Better Publications, Inc.; Kokomo, IN  
$0.25?$: US dollar
148
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 Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1952 1952-08-19 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-Fiction Library)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories: Third Series 1953-00-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Grayson & Grayson  
9/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mudge-Marriott  
Born of Man and Woman 1954-03-00 Richard Matheson Chamberlain Press  
$3.00?$: US dollar
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mel Hunter  
Born of Man and Woman 1956-00-00 Richard Matheson Max Reinhardt  
10/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
164
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll E. B. Mudge-Marriott  
Utopia-Science-Fiction-Magazin, #18 1958-11-17 ed. Bert Koeppen Pabel USFM18
DM 1.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
96
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 Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Third from the Sun 1961-00-00 Richard Matheson Corgi SS1027
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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
Der dritte Planet 1966-02-11 Richard Matheson Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #106) TTB106
DM 2.40?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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
Shock III 1966-03-00 Richard Matheson Dell 7830
$0.50?$: US dollar
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 Adams Checkmark
Shock 3 1967-00-00 Richard Matheson Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers GN7694
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
189+
[1]
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
Fiction, #204 1970-12-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F4.00?F: French frank
164
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 Lacroix Checkmark
Stalen jongens, felle knapen 1971-00-00 Richard Matheson Bruna (Zwarte beertjes #1385) 90-229-1385-6
ƒ2.95?ƒ: Dutch guilder
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Themes in Science Fiction: A Journey Into Wonder 1972-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033504-4   iii+
428
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 Checkmark
The First Mayflower Book of Black Magic Stories 1974-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Mayflower 0-583-12332-5
£0.40?£: UK pound
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 Les Edwards  
Histoires de pouvoirs 1975-04-07 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3770) 2-253-00739-0   413
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Great Black Magic Stories 1977-11-00 ed. Michel Parry Taplinger 0-8008-3618-9
$8.95?$: US dollar
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rus Anderson Checkmark
Les meilleurs récits de Startling Stories 1977-11-04 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #784) 2-277-11784-6   254
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 Earle K. Bergey Checkmark
Shock 3 1978-11-00 Richard Matheson Sphere Books 0-7221-5897-1
£0.85?£: UK pound
208
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
Shock III 1979-09-00 Richard Matheson Berkley Books 0-425-04209-X
$1.95?$: US dollar
200
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 Murray Tinkelman Checkmark
Van lichtelijk luguber tot meedogenloos macaber 1982-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Loeb 90-6213-415-7   427
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 Terry Oakes Checkmark
Shock 3 1984-07-23 Richard Matheson Mondadori (Oscar #1777) 24808-8
Lit 4,500?Lit: Italian lira
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.
coll Pierpaolo Vetta , Paolo Tassinari  
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream/Press 0-910489-10-6
$125?$: US dollar
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
$25.00?$: US dollar
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
$?$: US dollar
xxii+
889
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Iniquities #1, Autumn 1990 1990-10-00 ed. J. F. Gonzalez, Buddy Martinez Iniquities Publications  
$4.95?$: US dollar
112
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Alan M. Clark  
I Am Legend 1995-07-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-812-52300-8
$4.99?$: US dollar
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
I Am Legend 1997-10-00 Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X
$12.95?$: US dollar
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?F: French frank
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
Shock seconda parte 2001-10-00 Richard Matheson Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #32)  
Lit 9,900?Lit: Italian lira
346
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 Franco Brambilla , Pierluigi Longo  
Dogs of War 2002-01-00 ed. David Drake Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-61089-5
$6.99?$: US dollar
xii+
302
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 Donato Giancola Checkmark
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-312-87827-3
$14.95?$: US dollar
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
$24.95?$: US dollar
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
$16.95?$: US dollar
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  
I Am Legend / Hell House 2006-09-00 Richard Matheson Quality Paperback Book Club 978-1-58288-233-8
$14.49?$: US dollar
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
$14.95?$: US dollar
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
$7.99?$: US dollar
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
Dogs of War 2008-12-21 ed. David Drake Aspect / Warner Books 978-0-446-55531-9
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
I Am Legend 2011-00-00 Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1
$7.99?$: US dollar
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
$17.00?$: US dollar
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
$11.99?$: US dollar
 
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
$14.99?$: US dollar
444
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X
$15.99?$: US dollar
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
$7.99?$: US dollar
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
$13.95?$: US dollar
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?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
164
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll E. B. Mudge-Marriott  
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