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Title: The Mysterious Stranger Title Record # 664573
Author: Anonymous
Date: 1854-02-00
Variant Title of: Der Fremde (by Karl von Wachsmann ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: Translated from the German. Note by Mike Ashley in Vampires: Classic Tales (2011): "When this story first appeared in translation in England, in Chambers's Repository for February 1854, it bore no author credit and has remained anonymous until now. [Footnote: I am indebted to Douglas A. Anderson and Thomas Honegger for tracing the identity of the author of this story and for providing background details.] Its original source was unknown and when Montague Summers included it in his anthology Victorian Ghost Stories in 1934, he wrongly dated it 1860. As a consequence, the story has been robbed of its true importance. It first appeared in Germany in 1844 and is therefore the earliest known vampire story to be set in the Carpathian mountains, the setting for Dracula's castle."
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
A Feast of Blood 1967-04-00 ed. Charles M. Collins Avon S277 $0.60 190
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.
anth Checkmark
The Fifth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1969-12-00 ed. Robert Aickman Fontana 2099 4/- 224
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  
The Fifth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1975-00-00 ed. Robert Aickman Fontana 0-00-613700-8   224
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  
The Rivals of Dracula: A Century of Vampire Fiction 1977-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Corgi Books 0-552-10410-8 £0.65 190
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.
anth Checkmark
The Rivals of Dracula: A Century of Vampire Fiction 1978-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Severn House 0-7278-0365-4 £3.50 190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Vampires 1987-04-00 ed. Alan Ryan Doubleday / SFBC 10445 $6.98 xvi+
621
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
Vampires 1987-07-00 ed. Alan Ryan Doubleday 0-385-18562-6 $15.95 xvi+
621
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories 1988-10-00 ed. Alan Ryan Penguin Books 0-14-010987-0 £4.95 xvi+
621
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 Penguin Book of Vampire Stories 1989-10-00 ed. Alan Ryan Penguin Books 0-14-012445-4 £5.99 xvi+
621
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 Edward Gorey Checkmark
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2010-06-00 ed. Michael Sims Walker & Co. 978-0-8027-1971-3 $17.00 467
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 Adrian Muttitt Checkmark
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2010-06-22 ed. Michael Sims Walker & Co. / SFBC 36-7967 $9.99 480
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  
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2010-10-04 ed. Michael Sims Bloomsbury 978-1-4088-0825-2 £18.99 467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Dracula's Precursors: The Mysterious Stranger & Other Stories 2010-11-01 ed. David Annwn ReScript Books 978-1-874400-49-3 $13.50 122
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  
Vampires: The Original StoriesóBack in Time to the First Darkness 2011-09-29 ed. uncredited Watkins Publishing 978-1-907486-56-2 £10.99 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2011-10-03 ed. Michael Sims Bloomsbury 978-1-4088-0996-9 £9.99 480
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  
In the Shadow of Dracula: Classic Vampire Fiction 1816-1914 2011-11-11 ed. Jeff Conner, Leslie S. Klinger IDW Publishing 978-1-60010-957-7 $16.99 xix+
412
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 Michael Manomivibul Checkmark
Classic Tales of Horror 2016-09-15 ed. Robin Brockman Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78428-244-8 $16.95 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Classic Tales of Horror 2017-10-03 ed. Robin Brockman Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78888-064-0 $6.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
A Feast of Blood date unknown ed. Charles M. Collins Avon Books 0-380-00474-7 $1.25 174
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.
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Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories date unknown ed. Michael Sims Walker & Co. 978-1-61664-570-0   467
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 Adrian Muttitt Checkmark
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