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Title: The Beast in the Cave Title Record # 63129
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Date: 1918-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in the magazine The Vagrant No. 7, June 1918.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Paule Pérez
French La bête de la caverne
1989 Italian L'essere nella caverna
2010Translated by Andreas Diesel & Felix F. Frey
German Das Tier in der Höhle [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
2010Translated by Andreas Diesel & Felix F. Frey.
German Das Tier in der Höhle
2016Translated by Arnaud Demaegd
French La bête de la caverne

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Acolyte, #5, Fall 1943 1943-09-00 ed. Francis T. Laney, Samuel D. Russell Francis T. Laney     34
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
fanzine Howard Wandrei  
Marginalia 1944-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $3.00 x+
377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1965-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $6.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1967-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz   30/- 413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 5/- 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 Tony Marshall Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1970-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 5/- 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 Tony Marshall Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1970-12-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #1) 95032 $0.95 190
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 Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1971-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye  
The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft 1971-00-00 uncredited Beagle Books (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft) 99146-475 $4.75 190+
182+
184+
160+
127
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.
omni Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1971-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #1) 95032 $0.95 190
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 Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1972-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459)     434
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 Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1973-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459)     431
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 Tibor Csernus Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1973-04-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-03228-4 $0.95 190
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 Holmes Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1974-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 £0.35 190
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 Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1974-02-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-23228-3 $0.95 190
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 Holmes  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1975-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 £0.95 190
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 Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1975-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-24689-6 $1.50 190
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 Holmes Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1975-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House None $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1981-12-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30230-3 $2.25 190
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 Michael Whelan  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1982-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30230-3 $2.25 190
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1984-02-20 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459) 2-277-12459-1   431
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 Philippe Druillet Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1984-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30230-3 $2.25 190
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1985-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-06324-2 £2.95 512
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 Tim White  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06324-2 £3.50 512
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 Tim White  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4 $18.95 lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1987-05-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33661-5 $2.50 190
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1988-05-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33661-5 $2.95 190
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Tutti i racconti 1897-1922 1989-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #2136) 88-04-32094-X 10,000 Lit lxviii+
420
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 Karel Thole  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1991-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1992-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33661-5 $4.99 190
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1994-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06324-2 £5.99 512
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 Tim White Checkmark
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 1996-10-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38422-9 $14.00 x+
381
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 John Jude Palencar  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1997-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 2001-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4 $25.95 lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Patrick  
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 2003-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46331-5 $15.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Shadows of Death 2005-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-48333-2 $6.99 xii+
324
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 Christopher Wray-McCann  
Ghost Story Collection 002 2006-10-22 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
The Fiction: Complete and Unabridged 2008-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books (Library of Essential Writers) 978-1-4351-0793-9   xiv+
1098
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Sven Geier  
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 2008-06-26 H. P. Lovecraft Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0767-4 $24.00 381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Collected Public Domain Works of H. P. Lovecraft 2008-10-17 H. P. Lovecraft LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
Die Großen Alten 2010-03-00 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2622) 978-3-86552-067-8 €24.00 315+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Dagon and Other Tales of the Macabre Cycle 2010-09-02 H. P. Lovecraft Prohyptikon Publishing 978-1-926801-08-7 £5.99 152
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 Complete Fiction 2011-03-01 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books 978-1-4351-2296-3 $20.00 xiv+
1098
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Sven Geier  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09935-7 £20.00 xvii+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09963-0 £16.99 xvii+
538
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 Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-09936-4 £10.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Seven H. P. Lovecraft Stories 2013-05-17 H. P. Lovecraft LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
Drabblecast B-Sides, #26 2013-08-22 ed. Norm Sherman The Drabblecast      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag  
Die lauernde Furcht 2013-12-02 H. P. Lovecraft Festa (Festa H. P. Lovecraft: Horror- und Fantasygeschichten) 978-3-86552-288-7 €13.95 439+
[4]
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 Jyrie Nousiainen Checkmark
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2014-09-09 H. P. Lovecraft Race Point Publishing (Knickerbocker Classics) 978-1-63106-001-4 $35.00 xvii+
1102
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2016-07-01 H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Books 978-0-7858-3420-5   xvii+
1102
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Cthulhu: Le mythe - Livre III 2016-09-14 H. P. Lovecraft Bragelonne 979-10-281-0091-9 €25.00 384
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 Loïc Muzy  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06324-2 £7.99 512
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 Tim White Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06324-2 £7.99 512
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 Tim White Checkmark
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