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Title: Thus I Refute Beelzy Title Record # 76253
Author: John Collier
Date: 1940-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: YouTube
Language: English
Note: According to Contento, this story first appeared in ''Atlantic Monthly'' in October 1940, but the copyright page of ''Out of This World'', ed. Julius Fast, gives 1931 as the copyright year.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1949Translated by A. Verhoeff
Dutch Het Is Maar Kinderspel
1957Translated by Manuel van Loggem
Dutch Beelzy Bestaat Niet
1965Translated by Else Hoog
Dutch Aldus Weerleg Ik Beelzy

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Presenting Moonshine 1941-01-00 John Collier The Viking Press   $2.50 327
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Presenting Moonshine 1941-01-00 John Collier Macmillan of Canada   C$3.00 327
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Presenting Moonshine 1941-01-00 John Collier Macmillan and Co.   8/6 351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Touch of Nutmeg and More Unlikely Stories 1943-00-00 John Collier Press of the Readers Club   $2.00 viii+
247
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Sleep No More: Twenty Masterpieces of Horror for the Connoisseur 1944-00-00 ed. August Derleth Farrar & Rinehart   $2.50 x+
374
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Sleep No More: Twenty Masterpieces of Horror for the Connoisseur 1944-00-00 ed. August Derleth Armed Services Edition R-33 $0.00 x+
374
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 Lee Brown Coye  
Out of This World 1944-05-00 ed. Julius Fast Penguin Books (US) 537 $0.25 viii+
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  
Out of This World 1944-08-00 ed. Julius Fast Penguin Books (US) 537 $0.25 viii+
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 Checkmark
Green Thoughts and Other Strange Tales 1945-00-00 John Collier Armed Services Edition 871 $0.00 287
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  
Best Ghost Stories 1945-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   9/6 360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Margaret Wolpe  
Out of This World 1945-04-00 ed. Julius Fast Penguin Books (US) 537 $0.25 245
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  
Speak of the Devil 1945-07-00 ed. C. B. Boutell, Sterling North Doubleday, Doran   $3.00 xi+
334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Out of This World 1946-03-00 ed. Julius Fast Penguin Books (US) 537 $0.25 232
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
Voor en Na Middernacht: Zijnde Vijfendertig Spook en Griezelverhalen Alsmede Andere Fantastische Vertellingen 1949-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier     354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth J. F. Doeve  
Fancies and Goodnights 1951-11-00 John Collier Doubleday   $4.00 364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margot Tomes Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries Combined with Fantastic Novels Magazine, October 1952 1952-10-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger Popular Publications, Inc.   $0.25 116
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 Lawrence Checkmark
Tales to Be Told in the Dark: A Selection of Stories from the Great Authors 1953-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Dodd, Mead & Co.   $3.00 335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fancies and Goodnights 1953-04-00 John Collier Bantam Books A1106 $0.35 506
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 Charles Binger Checkmark
Voor en Na Middernacht 1954-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. van Uden Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights 1956-00-00 John Collier Bantam Books F1703 $0.50 375
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  
Presenting Moonshine 1957-00-00 John Collier Hart-Davis   13/6 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Best Ghost Stories 1957-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   15s. 360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Margaret Wolpe Checkmark
Verbinding met Morgen 1957-00-00 ed. Manuel van Loggem De Bezige Bij (Schrik in Plastic #4)     198
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 Pim van Boxsel Checkmark
Verbinding met Morgen 1957-00-00 ed. Manuel van Loggem De Bezige Bij (Schrik in Plastic #4)     198
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 Pim van Boxsel Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1960-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Books 380K $0.35 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Best Ghost Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions)   6/6 360
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  
Fancies and Goodnights 1963-00-00 John Collier Bantam Books (Bantam Classic) SC91 $0.75 418
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  
Fancies and Goodnights (selections) 1965-00-00 John Collier Time-Life Books (Time Reading Program)   $ xix+
328
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 Seymour Chwast Checkmark
Of Demons and Darkness 1965-00-00 John Collier Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers FS7126 5/- xii+
303
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  
De Stalen Kat 1965-00-00 John Collier De Arbeiderspers (Grote ABC #27)   7.50 279
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 Ferenc Ggs Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1965-01-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Books U2807 $0.50 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Na Middernacht: De Beste Spookverhalen 1966-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #D 22) D 22 1.90 159
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 Friso Henstra Checkmark
Stories from Sleep No More 1967-02-00 ed. August Derleth Bantam Books H3425 $0.60 148
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  
Wake Up Screaming 1967-02-00 ed. Richard G. Sheehan, Lee Wright Bantam Books H2950 $0.60 213
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
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?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  
Hauntings: Tales of the Supernatural 1968-00-00 ed. Henry Mazzeo Doubleday 0-385-09373-X $5.98 318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey  
Fancies and Goodnights 1969-00-00 John Collier Bantam Books N4614 $0.95 xii+
418
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  
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1969-01-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Bal-Hi 70009 $0.50 159
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 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?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 Richard Powers Checkmark
11 Great Horror Stories 1969-12-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services TK1541 $0.60 239
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 John Collier Reader 1972-11-00 John Collier Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-46186-X $10.00 xv+
571
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Some Things Strange and Sinister 1973-04-00 ed. Joan Kahn Harper & Row 0-06-023087-8   x+
245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
11 Great Horror Stories 1973-04-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services TK1541 $ 239
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
Man Unwept: Visions from the Inner Eye 1974-00-00 ed. Stanley J. Cook, Stephen V. Whaley McGraw-Hill 0-07-069481-8   xii+
350
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 Edvard Munch 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
Some Things Strange and Sinister 1974-08-00 ed. Joan Kahn Avon 0-380-00084-9 $0.95 x+
223
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
Cries of Terror 1976-00-00 ed. Anthony Masters Arrow Books 0-09-912190-5 0.50 191
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.
anth Checkmark
Some Things Strange and Sinister 1976-00-00 ed. Joan Kahn Coronet 0-340-20138-X   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  
A Hornbook for Witches: Stories and Poems for Halloween 1976-00-00 ed. Eugene H. White Caedmon      
audio LP?Long-playing record (vinyl)
anth  
The 6th Mayflower Book of Black Magic Stories 1977-10-00 ed. Michel Parry Mayflower 0-583-12705-3 0.60 174
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Sinister and Supernatural Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Richard Adams Ward, Lock (Ward Lock Educational Short Stories #5) 0-7062-3668-8 1.95 135
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Sinister and Supernatural Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Richard Adams Ward, Lock (Ward Lock Educational Short Stories #5) 0-7062-3667-X 0.80 135
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  
Ten Ghost Stories 1978-00-00 ed. R. A. Banks Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-23163-7   xv+
141
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  
Points of View Book 1 1980-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3857-5    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fancies and Goodnights (selections) 1980-00-00 John Collier Time-Life Books (Time Reading Program)   $ xix+
328
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 Seymour Chwast Checkmark
Weird Worlds, #4 1980-00-00 ed. Bob Stine, Jane Stine Scholastic     40
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Joe Kubert Checkmark
Fancies and Goodnights 1981-03-00 John Collier Doubleday / SFBC 5749 $5.50 396
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Fiyalko Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries 1991-08-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Gramercy Books 0-517-05577-5 $10.00 xiii+
449
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings 1997-00-00 ed. Dennis Pepper Oxford University Press 0-19-278151-0 12.99 viii+
216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Simon Marsden  
Fancies and Goodnights 2003-05-00 John Collier New York Review of Books 1-59017-051-2 $14.95 xi+
418
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 Neo Rauch  
Sympathy for the Devil 2010-08-01 ed. Tim Pratt Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-189-8 $15.95 431
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 David Palumbo Checkmark
Sympathy for the Devil 2010-08-01 ed. Tim Pratt Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-242-0 $15.95 431
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth David Palumbo  
Cries of Terror 2012-10-16 ed. Anthony Masters Bloomsbury Reader 978-1-4482-1020-6 4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Stories from Sleep No More date unknown ed. August Derleth Bantam Books H3425 $0.60 148
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
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