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Title: The Coffin Title Record # 64841
Author: Ray Bradbury
Date: 1947-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in Dime Mystery Magazine, September 1947 as "Wake for the Living"
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1947 Wake for the Living
Year Language Title
1967Translated by Frank Straschitz
French Oraison pour les vivants
1984Translated by Laura Grimaldi
Italian La bara
1986 Italian Veglia al vivo
1990Translated by Pierre Girard
French Un cercueil de rêve
1992Translated by Sari Kallioinen and Anita Puumalainen
Finnish Arkku
2013Translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti
French Le cercueil

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
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
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1965-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co.   $6.00 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Chefs-d'oeuvre de la science-fiction 1967-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz OPTA (Fiction Spécial #11)   F6.00 240
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".
anth Checkmark
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1967-10-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co.   $6.50 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Microcosmic God and Other Stories from Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Macfadden-Bartell 60-335 $0.60 142
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.
anth Checkmark
Microcosmic God and Other Stories from Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Macfadden-Bartell 60-335 C$0.60 142
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.
anth Checkmark
The Pulps: Fifty Years of American Pop Culture 1970-00-00 ed. Tony Goodstone Chelsea House 0-394-44186-9 $15.00 xvi+
[48]+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Anthony Checkmark
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-126-8   518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-155-1 $4.95 518
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 Microcosmic God 1975-00-00 ed. Sam Moscowitz Manor Books 12328 $1.25 193
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Pulps 1976-00-00 ed. Tony Goodstone Chelsea House 0-87754-016-0 $7.95 xvi+
239
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 Pulps: Fifty Years of American Pop Culture 1980-00-00 ed. Tony Goodstone Chelsea House 0-87754-222-8 $4.95 xxi+
264
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 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  
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 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  
A Memory of Murder 1984-02-00 Ray Bradbury Dell 0-440-15559-2 $2.95 192
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 Checkmark
34 Racconti 1984-11-07 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1789) 25324-5 8,000 Lit 375
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 Karel Thole 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
Omicidi di annata 1986-05-02 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1889) 28375-4 6,000 Lit 244
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 Ferenc Pintér  
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
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
Monstrueusement vôtre 1990-10-30 Ray Bradbury Christian Bourgois 2-267-00856-4 F150.00 304
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  
Varhaiset varjot 1992-00-00 Ray Bradbury Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö (FAN) 951-0-18374-1   226
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 Jukka Murtosaari Checkmark
The Television Late Night Horror Omnibus 1993-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-092-6 £8.99 578
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  
The Television Late Night Horror Omnibus 1994-07-00 ed. Peter Haining Artus Publishing 1-898799-03-2 £4.99 578
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  
The Armchair Horror Collection 1994-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-411-5 £4.99 ix+
675
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  
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
Il grande mondo laggiù. 34 Racconti 2002-01-00 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #273) 88-04-49997-4 €7.80 434
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  
The Television Late Night Horror Omnibus 2003-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Bounty Books 0-7537-0851-5 £9.99 578
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
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 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  
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  
Bifrost, #72 2013-10-24 ed. Olivier Girard Le Bélial' 978-2-913039-69-8 €11.00 192
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Aurélien Police  
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