Title: Prey

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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
1979 Italian A caccia
1984 Italian Preda

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Playboy, April 1969 1969-04-00 ed. Editors of Playboy         unknown? mag  
Shock Waves 1970-10-00 Richard Matheson Dell 7831 $0.75 190 pb? coll Checkmark
The Year's Best Horror Stories, No. 1 1971-05-00 ed. Richard Davis Sphere 28592 0.25 189 pb? 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? 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? anth Joan Miro Checkmark
Les mondes macabres de Richard Matheson 1974-03-00 Richard Matheson Casterman     314 hc? 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? 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? 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? coll Checkmark
Shock Waves 1979-10-00 Richard Matheson Berkley Books 0-425-04218-9 $1.95 183 pb? coll Murray Tinkelman Checkmark
Horroriana 1979-10-00 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Fantasy & Horror #2)   Lit 3,500 442 tp? anth Karel Thole  
Shock 4 1980-00-00 Richard Matheson Sphere 0-7221-5891-2 0.95 183 pb? coll Checkmark
The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Arbor House 0-87795-373-2 $20.95 448 hc? anth  
The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-400-3 $9.95 448 tp? anth  
Shock 4 1984-07-23 Richard Matheson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1778) 24809-6 4,500 Lit 184 pb? coll Pierpaolo Vetta , Paolo Tassinari  
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $125 xxii+
889
hc? coll Checkmark
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $25.00 xxii+
899
tp? coll William Stout Checkmark
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories 1989-09-00 Richard Matheson Dream Press 0-910489-10-6 $ xxii+
889
hc? coll Checkmark
Urban Horrors 1990-09-00 ed. William F. Nolan, Martin H. Greenberg Dark Harvest 0-913165-54-9 $49.00 246 hc? 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? anth Robert W. Lavoie  
Urban Horrors 1993-04-00 ed. William F. Nolan, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #911) 0-88677-548-5 $5.50 338 pb? anth Ashley Pearce Checkmark
I Am Legend 1995-07-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-812-52300-8 $4.99 312 pb? coll Jim Thiesen Checkmark
I Am Legend 1997-10-00 Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $12.95 317 tp? coll The Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
Shock Seconda parte 2001-10-00 Richard Matheson Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #32)   9,900 Lit 346 tp? coll Franco Brambilla , Pierluigi Longo  
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-312-87827-3 $14.95 335 tp? coll Ravenwood  
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 2002-01-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-30411-2 $24.95 335 hc? coll Ravenwood  
The American Fantasy Tradition 2002-09-00 ed. Brian M. Thomsen Tor 0-765-30152-0 $27.95 604 hc? anth Checkmark
The American Fantasy Tradition 2003-09-00 ed. Brian M. Thomsen Tor 0-765-30456-2 $17.95 604 tp? 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? omni  
I Am Legend 2007-10-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-31874-1 $14.95 317 tp? coll  
I Am Legend 2007-11-00 Richard Matheson Tor 0-765-35715-1 $7.99 312 pb? 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? anth Fredrik Broden , Renee Rhyner Checkmark
I Am Legend 2011-00-00 Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1 $7.99 312 pb? coll  
The Best of Richard Matheson 2017-10-10 Richard Matheson Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-1-101-99366-8 $11.99   ebook? coll  
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? coll Daniel Danger  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $15.99 317 tp? coll The Chopping Block, Inc.  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1 $7.99 312 pb? coll  
I Am Legend date unknown Richard Matheson Orb 0-312-86504-X $13.95 317 tp? coll The Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
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