Title: The Captain of the Polestar

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Title: The Captain of the Polestar Title Record # 603313
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Date: 1883-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: The diary of the doctor of a fishing vessel in the polar seas off the coast of Greenland records the determination of the captain to continue the voyage despite the fight against the weather and the depredations of a strange beast seen only in brief glimpses.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Temple Bar, January 1883 1883-01-00 ed. Editors of Temple Bar         unknown? mag  
Dreamland and Ghostland: Volume III 1887-10-00 ed. uncredited G. Redway     308 hc? anth  
The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales 1890-00-00 A. Conan Doyle Longmans, Green and Co.   6/- 315+
14
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The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Stories 1894-09-03 A. Conan Doyle Rand McNally & Company (Globe Library #188) #188   232 hc? coll Checkmark
The Captain of the Pole-Star 1914-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Hodder & Stoughton   -/7 258 hc? coll Checkmark
The Conan Doyle Stories 1929-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray   20/- xii+
1201
hc? coll  
Ghost Stories, April 1931 1931-04-00 ed. Harold Hersey Good Story Magazine Co.   $0.25 132 pulp? mag Dalton Stevens  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1939-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray     xii+
1201
hc? coll  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1940-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray     xii+
1201
hc? coll  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1945-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray     xii+
1201
hc? coll  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1949-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray   7/6 xii+
1201
hc? coll  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1951-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray     xii+
1201
hc? coll  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1956-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray     xii+
1201
hc? coll  
The Conan Doyle Stories 1960-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle John Murray     xii+
1201
hc? coll  
Horror Times Ten 1967-06-00 ed. Alden H. Norton Berkley Medallion #X1414 $0.60 176 pb? anth  
Horror Times Ten 1968-06-00 ed. Alden H. Norton Berkley Medallion #X1414 $0.60 176 pb? anth  
Horror Times Ten 1971-12-00 ed. Alden H. Norton Berkley Medallion 0-425-01414-2 $0.60 176 pb? anth Checkmark
Sea Tales of Terror 1974-08-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana 0-00-613504-8 £0.35 188 pb? anth Justin Todd Checkmark
Sea Tales of Terror 1975-05-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana 0-00-613504-8 £0.45 188 pb? anth Justin Todd Checkmark
The Best Supernatural Tales of Arthur Conan Doyle 1979-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications 0-486-23725-7 $6.95 xiv+
302
tp? coll Lida Moser Checkmark
The Best Supernatural Tales of Arthur Conan Doyle 1979-08-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications 0-486-23725-7 $4.00 xiv+
302
tp? coll Lida Moser Checkmark
Il capitano della Stella Polare 1987-09-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #14) 88-347-0014-7 Lit 15,000 209 tp? coll Boris Vallejo  
The Supernatural Tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1988-04-00 Arthur Conan Doyle W. Foulsham & Co. 0-572-01453-8 £12.95 272 hc? coll  
The Best Horror Stories of Arthur Conan Doyle 1989-03-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Academy Chicago 0-89733-265-2 $6.95 vi+
294
pb? coll  
Les exploits du Pr Challenger et autres aventures étranges 1989-03-00 Conan Doyle Robert Laffont (Bouquins) 2-221-05630-2 F120.00 1155 tp? omni  
Spooky Sea Stories 1991-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Yankee Books 0-89909-337-X $11.95 xvii+
246
tp? anth Anthony Bacon Venti  
Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology 1991-00-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-214202-X $24.95 xx +
497
hc? anth Atkinson Grimshaw Checkmark
Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology 1991-00-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-214202-X   xx +
497
hc? anth Atkinson Grimshaw  
Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology 1991-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-214202-X £16.95 497 hc? anth Atkinson Grimshaw  
Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology 1991-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press / BOMC   $24.95 528 hc? anth  
Kun Maa kirkui ja muita epätavallisia tarinoita 1992-00-00 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö (FAN) 951-0-18375-X   283 tp? coll Hannu Lipponen Checkmark
Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology 1992-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-282999-8 £7.99 497 tp? anth Victor Prouvé  
Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology 1992-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press / QPBC   $13.95 528 tp? anth  
Sea-Cursed: Thirty Terrifying Tales of the Deep 1994-05-00 ed. T. Liam McDonald, Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-191-2 $9.98 xii+
545
hc? anth Lynn J. Binder Checkmark
The Supernatural Tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2000-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Gramercy Books 0-517-16201-6 $8.99 272 hc? coll  
The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories 2003-00-00 ed. R. A. Gilbert, Michael Cox Oxford University Press 0-19-280447-2 £9.99 xx +
497
tp? anth Checkmark
The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories 2004-00-00 ed. uncredited Wordsworth Editions 1-84022-056-2   1149 tp? anth Checkmark
The Captain of the 'Pole-Star': Weird and Imaginative Fiction 2004-05-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-068-9 C$60.00 xxxviii+
460
hc? coll Paul Lowe  
The Best Horror Stories of Arthur Conan Doyle 2005-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Academy Chicago 0-89733-265-2 $17.95 294 tp? coll  
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of the Supernatural: Classic Tales of the Macabre 2007-06-25 ed. Stephen Jones Fall River Press 978-0-7607-9123-3   xxvi+
354
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The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales 2008-07-10 Arthur Conan Doyle Project Gutenberg #294     ebook? coll  
Vampire Stories 2009-00-00 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Skyhorse Publishing 978-1-60239-797-2 $14.95 ix+
271
tp? coll Adam Bozarth Checkmark
The Horror of the Heights & Other Strange Tales 2010-00-00 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Fall River Press 978-1-4351-3249-8   x+
334
hc? coll  
The Speculative Conan Doyle 2010-00-00 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-024-2   396 tp? coll  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 015 2011-11-30 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? anth  
The Captain of the 'Pole-Star': Weird and Imaginative Fiction 2012-02-22 Arthur Conan Doyle Christopher Roden & Ash-Tree Press 978-1-55310-217-5 $7.99   ebook? coll Paul Lowe Checkmark
The Captain of the 'Pole-Star': Weird and Imaginative Fiction 2012-02-22 Arthur Conan Doyle Christopher Roden & Ash-Tree Press 978-1-55310-216-8 $7.99   ebook? coll Paul Lowe  
The Conan Doyle Weirdbook 2012-03-18 Arthur Conan Doyle Theaker's Paperback Library 978-0-9561533-2-6 $9.50 148 tp? coll  
The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories 2016-11-29 ed. Tara Moore Valancourt Books 978-1-943910-56-4 $16.99 291 tp? anth Henry Petrides  
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