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Title: Prey Title Record # 72798
Author: Richard Matheson
Date: 1969-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Matheson's adaptation was filmed as a segment of the 1975 TV movie Trilogy of Terror.
Synopsis: A woman is trapped in her apartment with a grotesque wooden doll that comes to life.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1974 French Gibier
1979Translated by Giuseppe Lippi.
Italian A caccia
1984 Italian Preda
2001Translated by Michel Deutsch, revised by Jacques Chambon in the 2001 Flammarion edition.
French Proie

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Playboy, April 1969 1969-04-00 ed. Editors of Playboy        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Shock Waves 1970-10-00 Richard Matheson Dell 7831 $0.75 190
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 Year's Best Horror Stories, No. 1 1971-05-00 ed. Richard Davis Sphere 28592 0.25 189
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 Year's Best Horror Stories: No. 1 1972-07-00 ed. Richard Davis DAW Books (DAW Collectors #13) UQ1013 $0.95 174
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.
anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Fantasy: Shapes of Things Unknown 1974-00-00 ed. Edmund J. Farrell, Thomas E. Gage, John Pfordresher, Raymond J. Rodrigues Scott, Foresman and Company 0-673-03409-7   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.
anth Joan Miro Checkmark
Les mondes macabres de Richard Matheson 1974-03-00 Richard Matheson Casterman     314
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. Palmans Checkmark
The Year's Best Horror Stories: No. 1 1975-07-00 ed. Richard Davis DAW Books UY1184 $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.
anth Hans Arnold Checkmark
The Year's Best Horror Stories: No. 1 1975-07-00 ed. Richard Davis DAW Books / New American Library of Canada UY1184 C$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.
anth Hans Arnold Checkmark
Les mondes macabres 1978-00-00 Richard Matheson Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7024) 2-253-02038-9   350
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
Shock Waves 1979-10-00 Richard Matheson Berkley Books 0-425-04218-9 $1.95 183
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.
coll Murray Tinkelman Checkmark
Horroriana 1979-10-00 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Fantasy & Horror #2)   Lit 3,500 442
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 Karel Thole  
Shock 4 1980-00-00 Richard Matheson Sphere 0-7221-5891-2 0.95 183
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.
coll Terry Oakes Checkmark
The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Arbor House 0-87795-373-2 $20.95 448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-400-3 $9.95 448
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  
Shock 4 1984-07-23 Richard Matheson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1778) 24809-6 4,500 Lit 184
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 Pierpaolo Vetta , Paolo Tassinari  
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $125 xxii+
889
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $25.00 xxii+
899
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 William Stout Checkmark
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $ xxii+
889
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Urban Horrors 1990-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, William F. Nolan Dark Harvest 0-913165-54-9 $49.00 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert W. Lavoie  
Urban Horrors 1990-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, William F. Nolan Dark Harvest 0-913165-54-9 $19.95 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert W. Lavoie  
Urban Horrors 1993-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, William F. Nolan DAW Books (DAW Collectors #911) 0-88677-548-5 $5.50 338
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 Ashley Pearce Checkmark
I Am Legend 1995-07-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-812-52300-8 $4.99 312
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 Jim Thiesen Checkmark
I Am Legend 1997-10-00 Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $12.95 317
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 Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
La touche finale 2001-03-00 Richard Matheson Flammarion (Imagine) 2-08-067743-8 F89.00 413
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 Sofiane Tilikete Checkmark
Shock Seconda parte 2001-10-00 Richard Matheson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #32)   9,900 Lit 346
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 Franco Brambilla , Pierluigi Longo  
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-312-87827-3 $14.95 335
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 Ravenwood  
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-30411-2 $24.95 335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ravenwood  
The American Fantasy Tradition 2002-09-00 ed. Brian M. Thomsen Tor 0-765-30152-0 $27.95 604
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The American Fantasy Tradition 2003-09-00 ed. Brian M. Thomsen Tor 0-765-30456-2 $17.95 604
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
I Am Legend / Hell House 2006-09-00 Richard Matheson Quality Paperback Book Club 978-1-58288-233-8 $14.49 317+
[301]
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  
I Am Legend 2007-10-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-31874-1 $14.95 317
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  
I Am Legend 2007-11-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-35715-1 $7.99 312
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
American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940s to Now 2009-00-00 ed. Peter Straub The Library of America (The Library of America #197) 978-1-59853-048-3 $35.00 xv+
713
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fredrik Broden , Renee Rhyner Checkmark
I Am Legend 2011-00-00 Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1 $7.99 312
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 Best of Richard Matheson 2017-10-10 Richard Matheson Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-1-101-99366-8 $11.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Daniel Danger  
The Best of Richard Matheson 2017-10-10 Richard Matheson Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-313017-8 $17.00 xviii+
408
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 Daniel Danger Checkmark
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $15.99 317
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 Chopping Block, Inc.  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1 $7.99 312
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  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $13.95 317
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 Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
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