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Title: The Horla Title Record # 67969
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Date: 1903-00-00
Variant Title of: Le Horla [French] (1887) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Le Horla
Series Number: 3
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: Translated by an uncredited translator This record is for translations of "The Horla" by unknown or uncredited translators. One frequently-reprinted translation appeared in The Works of Guy de Maupassant [17 volumes] (Akron, Ohio: St. Dunstan Society, 1903; edited and published by M. Walter Dunne). It is not clear which of the many translators who contributed to the complete edition worked on "Le Horla"; contributing translators include A. E. Henderson, Albert M. Cohn McMaster, Louise Charlotte Garstin Quesada, Percy Fitzhugh, Henri C. Olinger, Adolphe Cohn, and perhaps others. This translation has been reprinted many times, with the collective translator credit or, more often, uncredited.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Scrap Book, June 1911 1911-06-00 ed. Editors of The Scrap Book Frank A. Munsey   $0.10 152
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  
Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Ghost Stories 1920-00-00 ed. Joseph Lewis French Doubleday, Page & Company     241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Famous Mystery Stories 1922-00-00 ed. J. Walker McSpadden Thomas Y. Crowell (The "Mystery" Library)   $1.25 x+
292
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Terror 1925-00-00 ed. Joseph Lewis French Small, Maynard & Co.     224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Mystery Book 1934-00-00 ed. H. Douglas Thomson Odhams Press     1086
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Second Century of Creepy Stories 1937-00-00 ed. Sir Hugh Walpole Hutchinson   3/6 1023
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Famous Fantastic Mysteries Combined with Fantastic Novels Magazine, September 1942 1942-09-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger The Frank A. Munsey Company   $0.25 148
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 Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Tales of the Supernatural 1945-00-00 ed. uncredited Pan Books   1/- 126
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  
Tales of the Supernatural 1947-08-00 ed. uncredited Pan Books 22 2/- 183
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 Ronald Searle  
Selected Tales of Guy De Maupassant 1950-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Random House     334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Tales of the Supernatural 1951-00-00 ed. uncredited Pan Books 22 2/- 183
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 Carl Wilton  
An Omnibus of Continental Mysteries, Part I 1960-00-00 ed. George Bisserov Juniper Press (The Classics of Mystery #8)   $5.50 382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Horror 1962-00-00 ed. Charles Higham Horwitz PB104 3/9 160
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.
anth  
Ghouls and Ghosts 1972-04-00 ed. Kurt Singer W. H. Allen 0-491-00339-0 £2.50 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Androids, Time Machines and Blue Giraffes 1973-08-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Follett Publishing Company 0-695-40369-9   381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Franz Altschuler Checkmark
The Devil's Children 1974-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Orbit / Futura Publications 0-86007-814-0 £0.40 213
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 Devil's Children 1975-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Taplinger 0-8008-2188-2   212
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Classic Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens and Others 1975-02-00 ed. uncredited Dover Publications 0-486-20735-8 $3.50 vi+
330
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 Devil's Children 1976-09-00 ed. Michel Parry Berkley Medallion 0-425-03202-7 $1.50 215
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
Nighttouch 1977-00-00 ed. Fred Corbett, Gerry Goldberg, Stephen Storoschuk St. Martin's Press 0-312-57348-0 $5.95 156
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 Virgil Finlay  
The Best Ghost Stories 1977-06-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38242-7 £4.95 750
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Midnight Fright 1980-00-00 ed. uncredited Watermill Press (Watermill Classic) 0-89375-405-6 $1.50 136
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
Uninvited Guests: Thirteen Unwelcome Visitors 1984-10-00 ed. Peter C. Smith William Kimber 0-7183-0526-4 £7.50 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Classic Stories of Mystery, Horror and Suspense 1987-06-00 ed. Simon Petherick Robert Hale 0-7090-2933-0 £9.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Ghost Stories (abridged) 1990-03-00 ed. uncredited Mallard Press 0-7924-5249-6 $7.98 397
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Ghost Stories 1990-09-00 ed. uncredited Ivy Leaf 0-86363-008-1 £3.99 397
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Horror and Mystery 1993-10-00 ed. uncredited Dean & Son 0-603-55222-6 £2.99 378
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Midnight Fright: A Collection of Ghost Stories 1994-00-00 ed. uncredited Watermill Press (Watermill Classic) 0-89375-405-6 $2.95 136
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 Mia Tavonatti Checkmark
Classic Tales of the Supernatural 2001-00-00 ed. Robin Brockman Arcturus Publishing 1-84193-013-X   519
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 Paul Ashby Checkmark
Great Ghost Stories: 34 Classic Tale of the Supernatural 2002-00-00 ed. Robin Brockman Gramercy Books 0-517-22095-4 $14.95 519
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Ashby  
A Spectrum Unseen: Invisible Men, Women, and Creatures in Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009-00-00 ed. Chad Arment Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-001-3 $14.95 414
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  
Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Ghost Stories 2009-01-06 ed. Joseph Lewis French Project Gutenberg 27722    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 004 2009-07-10 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Masterpieces of Mystery: Ghost Stories 2010-01-08 ed. Joseph Lewis French Dodo Press 978-1-4099-9344-5 $16.99 180
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  
Dark Eclipse, Issue Number 7 2012-01-00 ed. Lori Michelle Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing   $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag  
Chilling Horror Short Stories 2015-08-15 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78361-374-8 £20.00 480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Chilling Horror Short Stories 2016-11-12 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78664-509-8 £12.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Supernatural Short Stories 2018-04-15 ed. Joshua Perry Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78828-407-3   384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Supernatural Short Stories 2018-06-01 ed. Joshua Perry Sirius 978-1-78828-543-8 $14.99 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Second Century of Creepy Stories date unknown ed. Sir Hugh Walpole Hutchinson   4/6 1023
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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