Title: The Beast with Five Fingers

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Title: The Beast with Five Fingers Title Record # 754497
Author: William Fryer Harvey
Date: 1919-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: The story was revised for its first book publication in 1928. All subsequent publications probably reprint the revised version.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1919 The Beast with Five Fingers [as by William F. Harvey]
1919 The Beast with Five Fingers [as by W. F. Harvey]
Year Language Title
1963 French La bête à cinq doigts [as by William F. Harvey]
1963 French La bête à cinq doigts [as by W. F. Harvey]
1967 Dutch Het Beest met Vijf Vingers [as by W. F. Harvey]
1974 Spanish La bestia con cinco dedos
1974 Swedish Monstret med fem fingrar [as by W. F. Harvey]
1981 Italian Il mistero delle cinque dita [as by W. F. Harvey]
1993 Italian Il mistero delle cinque dita [as by W. F. Harvey]
1994 Finnish Käsi [as by W. F. Harvey]
2007 French La bête à cinq doigts

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Ghost Stories 1920-00-00 ed. Joseph Lewis French Doubleday, Page & Company     241 hc? anth  
Famous Psychic Stories 1920-04-00 ed. J. Walker McSpadden Thomas Y. Crowell (The "Mystery" Library)   $1.25 305 hc? anth  
Famous Modern Ghost Stories 1921-00-00 ed. Dorothy Scarborough G. P. Putnam's Sons   $3.50 xxii+
419
hc? anth  
The Beast With Five Fingers and Other Tales 1928-00-00 William Fryer Harvey J. M. Dent   6/- vii+
228
hc? coll  
The Beast With Five Fingers and Other Tales 1928-00-00 William Fryer Harvey E. P. Dutton   $2.50 vii+
228
hc? coll  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1931-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1147 hc? anth  
The Beast With Five Fingers and Other Tales 1932-00-00 William Fryer Harvey J. M. Dent   3/6 vii+
228
hc? coll  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1932-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   5/- 1147 hc? anth  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896 hc? anth  
Uncanny Stories 1936-00-00 ed. C. St. John Sprigg Thomas Nelson & Sons   1/6 xii+
397
hc? anth  
The Haunted Omnibus 1937-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Farrar & Rinehart   $3.00 xvi+
848
hc? anth Lynd Ward  
The Haunted Omnibus 1937-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Oxford   C$ xvi+
848
hc? anth  
The Haunted Omnibus 1937-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Cassell     xvi+
848
hc? anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1937-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   3/6 1147 hc? anth  
Ghost Stories 1939-00-00 ed. John Hampden J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #952)   2/- xvii+
366
hc? anth  
Great Ghost Stories of the World: The Haunted Omnibus 1939-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Garden City Publishing Co.   $1.79 xvi+
848
hc? anth Checkmark
Great Ghost Stories of the World 1941-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Blue Ribbon   $1.00 viii+
485
hc? anth  
Great Ghost Stories of the World 1941-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Blue Ribbon   C$1.39 viii+
485
hc? anth  
The Beast With Five Fingers and Other Tales 1941-00-00 William Fryer Harvey Guild / Dent #4   128 pb? coll  
Tales of Terror 1943-10-00 ed. Boris Karloff World Publishing Co. (A Tower Mystery)   $0.49 317 hc? anth  
Midnight Tales 1946-00-00 William Fryer Harvey J. M. Dent   8/6 xv+
200
hc? coll  
The Beast with Five Fingers: Twenty Tales of the Uncanny 1947-00-00 William Fryer Harvey E. P. Dutton     219 hc? coll  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1948-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1147 hc? anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1949-02-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1147 hc? anth Checkmark
Tales to Be Told in the Dark: A Selection of Stories from the Great Authors 1953-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Dodd, Mead   $3.00 335 hc? anth  
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1960-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Books #380K $0.35 159 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Beast with Five Fingers and Other Midnight Tales 1962-00-00 William Fryer Harvey Aldine #10 5/- xv+
200
pb? coll  
Fiction, #118 1963-09-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 180 digest? mag Lucien Le Piez Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1965-01-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Books #U2807 $0.50 159 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1967-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Hamish Hamilton   18/- 237 hc? anth  
The Second Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1967-00-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana   3/6 221 pb? anth  
Het Beest met Vijf Vingers en Andere Griezelverhalen 1967-00-00 W. F. Harvey Meulenhoff (Meesters der Fantastische Vertelkunst #5) #F5 ƒ2.50 157 pb? coll Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1967-05-00 ed. Basil Davenport Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions) 0-571-08159-2 £ 288 tp? anth  
The 2nd Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1969-00-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 0-00-612106-3 4/- 221 pb? anth  
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1969-01-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Bal-Hi #70009 $0.50 159 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1969-10-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Bal-Hi #70009 $0.50 159 pb? anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1971-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Puffin 0-14-030506-8   238 pb? anth  
The Ghouls 1971-02-15 ed. Peter Haining W. H. Allen 0-491-00027-8 £2.50 383 hc? anth  
The Ghouls 1971-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Stein and Day     383 hc? anth Mark Abraham  
The Ghouls 1971-06-00 ed. Peter Haining Stein and Day / BCE #3378   382 hc? anth Mark Abraham Checkmark
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1972-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Puffin 0-14-030506-8   238 pb? anth  
The Ghouls 1972-04-00 ed. Peter Haining Pocket Books #78182 $1.25 xv+
[1]+
400
pb? anth A. Magee Checkmark
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1973-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Puffin 0-14-030506-8 £0.30 238 pb? anth Checkmark
Horrorscope: Volumen 2 1974-00-00 ed. Juan Antonio Molina Foix Alfaguara (Nostromo #8) 84-85118-16-2   247 tp? anth Diego Lara  
Monster 1974-00-00 uncredited B. Wahlström (Kalla kårar, ryslig midnattsläsning #24) 91-32-40707-6 SEK 4.75 154 pb? coll  
The Second Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1974-08-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana / Collins 0-00-612106-3 £0.30 221 pb? anth Checkmark
The Ghouls: Book Two 1974-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 0-86007-808-6 £0.60 201 pb? anth  
Thirteen Tales of Terror 1977-00-00 ed. Les Daniels, Diane Thompson Charles Scribner's Sons 0-684-14845-5 $4.95 xviii+
260
hc? anth  
Histoire de morts-vivants 1978-02-24 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Presses Pocket (La grande anthologie du fantastique #1) #2-266-00228-0   405 pb? anth C. Broutin Checkmark
The 2nd Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1980-00-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana     221 pb? anth  
Al cinema con il mostro. Volume secondo 1981-11-11 ed. Peter Haining Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1434) #20570-8 3,750 Lit 260 pb? anth John Holmes  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-86273-045-7 £4.95 670 hc? anth  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-86273-045-7   670 hc? anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £4.95 607 tp? anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
Pesadillas de celuloide 1984-00-00 ed. Juan Antonio Molina Foix Forum (Spain) (Biblioteca del Terror #57) 84-7574-227-0   194 tp? anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Viking UK 0-670-81034-7 £10.95 607 hc? anth  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1985-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1848-4 $8.95 670 hc? anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £5.95 607 tp? anth  
The Man in Black: Macabre Stories from Fear on Four 1990-12-00 ed. uncredited BBC Books 0-563-20904-6 £5.99 413 tp? anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 £4.99 607 hc? anth  
Reel Terror 1992-04-00 ed. Sebastian Wolfe Xanadu 0-947761-53-5 £9.99 249 tp? anth Checkmark
Reel Terror 1992-06-00 ed. Sebastian Wolfe Carroll & Graf 0-88184-821-2 $9.95 249 tp? anth Checkmark
Brivido a 35 mm 1993-06-00 ed. Sebastian Wolfe Garden Editoriale (Horror Story #14)   Lit 7,000 224 pb? anth Miani  
Englantilaiset aaveet 1994-00-00 ed. Markku Sadelehto Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö (FAN) 951-0-19413-1   502 tp? anth Jukka Murtosaari Checkmark
The Ghouls 1994-04-00 ed. Peter Haining Bounty Books 1-85152-373-1 £4.99 384 hc? anth  
La grande anthologie du fantastique: 3 1997-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Omnibus (France) (La grande anthologie du fantastique (Omnibus) #3) 2-258-03654-2 F155.00 1350 tp? anth Arnold Böcklin?  
The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories 2004-00-00 ed. uncredited Wordsworth Editions 1-84022-056-2   1149 tp? anth Checkmark
Famous Psychic Stories 2004-08-30 ed. J. Walker McSpadden Fredonia Books 1-4101-0686-1 $15.99 320 tp? anth  
Famous Modern Ghost Stories 2005-02-22 ed. Dorothy Scarborough, Ph.D. Project Gutenberg #15143 $0.00   ebook? anth Checkmark
Horror Story Collection 001 2007-02-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? anth  
Chefs-d'œuvre du fantastique: de E.T.A. Hoffmann à Stephen King? 2007-08-00 ed. Jacques Goimard Omnibus (France) (Collection Omnibus) 978-2-258-07526-9 €25.00 xxiv-1121 tp? anth Yan' Dargent  
The Beast with Five Fingers: Supernatural Stories 2009-00-00 W. F. Harvey Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-179-4 £2.99 xii+
418
tp? coll Des Knock  
Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Ghost Stories 2009-01-06 ed. Joseph Lewis French Project Gutenberg #27722     ebook? anth  
The Double Eye 2009-06-29 William Fryer Harvey Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-14-1 £32.50 xvi+
303
hc? coll  
The Beast with Five Fingers 2009-09-09 W. F. Harvey International Business Publications (World Cultural Heritage Library) 978-1-4387-9366-5   150 pb? chap  
Masterpieces of Mystery: Ghost Stories 2010-01-08 ed. Joseph Lewis French Dodo Press 978-1-4099-9344-5 $16.99 180 tp? anth  
Ghostly Terror! 2011-10-06 ed. uncredited BBC Audiobooks 978-1-4084-7048-0 £13.25   audio CD? anth  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 015 2011-11-30 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? anth  
The Second Ghost Story Megapack: 25 Classic Ghost Stories 2013-01-31 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4731-9 $0.99 538 ebook? anth Checkmark
The Beast with Five Fingers 2015-03-08 W. F. Harvey LibriVox       digital audio download? chap  
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