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Title: Man from the South Title Record # 69902
Author: Roald Dahl
Date: 1948-09-04
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Originally published as "Collector's Item" in Collier's Magazine, September 4, 1948
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1962Translated by Hans Edinga
Dutch De Man uit het Zuiden
1965Translated by Hilda Barbéris and Elisabeth Gaspar
French Jeu
1970Translated by Pentti Saarikoski
Finnish Mies etelästä
1975Translated by Angela Sarmento. Revised by Clarisse Tavares
Portuguese O Homem do Sul
1977Translated by Hans-Heinrich Wellmann
German Mann aus dem Süden

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Collier's, September 4, 1948 1948-09-04 ed. Editors of Collier's        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Someone Like You 1953-00-00 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf   $3.50 359
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 1954-00-00 Roald Dahl Secker & Warburg   12/6 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Stories for the Dead of Night 1957-03-00 ed. Don Congdon Dell B107 $0.35 288
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 Jeanette Cissman Checkmark
Someone Like You 1961-00-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph     295
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 1961-08-00 Roald Dahl Dell F139 $0.50 320
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 Victor Kalin Checkmark
M'n Liefje, M'n Duifje 1962-00-00 Roald Dahl Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #20) E20   253
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  
M'n Liefje, M'n Duifje 1963-00-00 Roald Dahl Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #20) E20 ƒ4.50 253
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 Checkmark
The Boris Karloff Horror Anthology 1965-00-00 ed. Boris Karloff Souvenir Press     190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Someone Like You 1965-00-00 Roald Dahl Four Square Books 1229 3/6 252
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  
Someone Like You 1965-00-00 Roald Dahl Dell 8116 $0.60 253
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  
Les chefs-d'œuvre de l'épouvante?Les chefs-d'oeuvre de l'épouvante
1965-00-00 ed. Jacques Bergier, Alex Grall, Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     472
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jean Gourmelin  
Boris Karloff's Favorite Horror Stories 1965-05-00 ed. Boris Karloff Avon G1254 $0.50 176
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
Boris Karloff's Favorite Horror Stories 1965-05-00 ed. Boris Karloff Avon G1254 $0.50 176
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 First Panther Book of Horror 1965-12-00 ed. Anthony Rampton Panther 1956 5/- 267
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
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbinders in Suspense 1967-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House 0-394-81665-X   206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Harold Isen Checkmark
Stories for the Dead of Night 1967-04-00 ed. Don Congdon Dell Laurel-Leaf 8295 $0.50 240
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 Davis Checkmark
The Panther Book of Horror 1968-00-00 ed. Anthony Rampton Panther 025855   267
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 Boris Karloff Horror Anthology 1969-00-00 ed. Boris Karloff Corgi 0-552-08144-2 £0.20 158
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
Someone Like You 1970-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-003074-3   270
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 Omnific  
Someone Like You 1972-00-00 Roald Dahl Pocket Books 0-671-77485-9   246
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 Shocking Thing 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-77775-0 $0.95 245
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 Gerry McConnell Checkmark
A Shocking Thing 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-77775-0 C$0.95 245
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 Gerry McConnell Checkmark
The Boris Karloff Horror Anthology 1975-00-00 ed. Boris Karloff Everest Books 0-903925-88-5   172
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  
Antologia do Horror 1975-04-00 ed. Boris Karloff Arcádia (Biblioteca Arcádia- Antologias)     233
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 Manuel Dias Checkmark
Lammkeule und andere Geschichten 1977-00-00 Roald Dahl Volk und Welt   M 6.20 304
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  
Horror 1978-00-00 ed. F. E. S. Finn John Murray 0-7195-3503-4 £0.85 121
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  
Horror Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3670-X   128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of Roald Dahl 1978-04-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-394-72549-2 $ xv+
401
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  
Tales of the Unexpected 1979-02-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph 0-7181-1751-4   256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of the Unexpected 1979-02-22 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-005131-7 £ 282
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  
Tales of the Unexpected 1979-09-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-394-74081-5 / V-81 $2.95 [6]+
471+
[2]
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
Tales of the Unexpected 1980-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-005131-7 £0.95 181
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 Harvest of Horrors 1980-00-00 ed. Eric Protter Vanguard Press / BOMC 0-8149-0755-5   vi+
244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hank Blaustein Checkmark
A Harvest of Horrors 1980-05-00 ed. Eric Protter Vanguard Press 0-8149-0755-5 $12.50 vi+
244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hank Blaustein  
Küßchen, Küßchen!?Kuesschen, Kuesschen!
1980-10-00 Roald Dahl Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft 01079 3   446
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wolfgang Lauter Checkmark
Lammkeule und andere Geschichten 1983-00-00 Roald Dahl Volk und Welt 6471633 M 6.40 304
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 Regine Schulz , Burckhard Labowski Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £4.95 607
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 Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Viking UK 0-670-81034-7 £10.95 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Rakkaani, kyyhkyläiseni / Joku kaltaisesi 1985-00-00 Roald Dahl Suuri Suomalainen Kirjakerho 951-643-680-3   258+
198
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £5.95 607
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  
Someone Like You: and Other Short Stories 1989-11-00 Roald Dahl Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Lire en anglais #8605) 2-253-04692-2   191
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 Edward Hopper Checkmark
The Best of Roald Dahl 1990-08-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-679-72991-7 $10.95 vi+
520
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  
Tales of the Unexpected 1990-08-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-679-72989-5 $10.95 471
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 Seth Jaben  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 £4.99 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl 1991-09-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph 0-7181-3545-8 £15.99 iv+
762
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Puffin Book of Horror Stories 1994-11-00 ed. Anthony Horowitz Viking UK 0-670-85382-8 £9.99 160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Julian Lee  
Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al 1996-00-00 ed. Alan Maitland Viking Canada 0-670-86863-9 C$29.99 xii+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stephen Snider  
Death Walks Tonight: Horrifying Stories 1996-08-00 ed. Anthony Horowitz Puffin / Penguin Books (US) 0-14-038184-8 $3.99 158
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 Jim Carroll  
The Puffin Book of Horror Stories 1996-09-00 ed. Anthony Horowitz Puffin / Penguin Books (UK) 0-14-036883-3 £3.99 159
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 Stephen Player  
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories 1998-05-00 Roald Dahl Viking 0-670-87854-5 $16.99 279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brian Cairns  
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories 2000-07-00 Roald Dahl Puffin / Penguin Books (US) 0-14-130271-2 $6.99 279
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 Brian Cairns  
The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories 2001-09-27 Roald Dahl Puffin / Penguin Books (UK) 0-14-131150-9 £5.99 264
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.
coll Martin O'Neill  
Collected Stories 2006-10-17 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library #300) 0-307-26490-4 $30.00 xxxviii+
850
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of the Unexpected 2008-09-01 Roald Dahl Penguin Books Australia (Popular Penguins) 978-0-14-103757-8 A$9.95 282
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 Umbrella Man and Other Stories 2008-11-25 Roald Dahl Paw Prints 978-1-4395-7880-3 $16.99 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 2009-12-07 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 978-0-14-196207-8 £6.49  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Someone Like You 2009-12-07 Roald Dahl Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118964-2 £9.99 272
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 Umbrella Man and Other Stories 2013-06-20 Roald Dahl Speak / Penguin Books (US) 978-1-101-63628-2 $8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories 2013-09-05 Roald Dahl Puffin (Roald Dahl Short Stories) 978-0-14-134788-2 £6.99 272
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  
Someone Like You date unknown Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-003074-3 £6.99 270
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 Caple Checkmark
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories date unknown Roald Dahl Viking 0-670-87854-5 $16.99 279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brian Cairns  
The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl date unknown Roald Dahl Penguin Books India 978-0-14-015807-6 Rs 499.00 762
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 Elizabeth Thomas  
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