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Title: John Mortonson's Funeral Title Record # 785937
Author: Ambrose Bierce
Date: 1906-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org-1, librivox.org-2
Language: English
Note: First published in the Cosmopolitan (New York), March 1906.
Synopsis: At John Mortonson's funeral, his family are frightened by the horrible appearance of the corpse and by a cat jumping out of the coffin.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Jacques Papy, first in Bierce's collection Contes noirs, Paris, Éric Losfeld, [1961], p. 37-39.
French Les funérailles de John Mortonson
1981Translated by Tilly Lankester
Dutch De begrafenis van John Mortonson
1988Translated by Gianni Pilo
Italian Il funerale di John Mortonson

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Can Such Things Be? 1910-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Neale Publishing Company (The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce #3)     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Can Such Things Be? 1918-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Boni & Liveright     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Can Such Things Be? 1924-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Albert & Charles Boni     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires étranges et récits insolites 1965-00-00 ed. Hubert Juin Le Livre-club du libraire 189   241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1970-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Doubleday     496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Alex Gotfryd  
De griezeligste verhalen 1981-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Loeb (Anthologieën) 90-6213-254-5 ƒ29.50 492
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 Kate Higgins Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1984-00-00 Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 0-8032-6071-7   496
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 Best of Ambrose Bierce 1984-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Castle / Book Sales 0-89009-798-4   vi+
484
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Night Cry, Summer 1987 1987-00-00 ed. Alan Rodgers TZ Publications, Inc.   $2.95 196
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag J. K. Potter Checkmark
Le mort et son veilleur 1987-10-00 Ambrose Bierce Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #197) 2-7304-0458-9   147
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 Jean-Michel Nicollet  
The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce 1988-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Picador / Pan Books (Picador Classics) 0-330-29802-X £6.95 xix+
810
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 Robin Harris Checkmark
La valle degli spiriti 1988-06-00 Ambrose Bierce Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #28) 88-347-0065-1 Lit 15,000 267
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 Philippe Druillet  
Can Such Things Be? 1990-04-00 Ambrose Bierce Citadel Press 0-8065-0550-8 $6.95 160
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 Kevin Kelly  
The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror 1992-04-00 ed. Sebastian Wolfe Xanadu 0-947761-45-4 £6.99 124
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  
100 Creepy Little Creatures 1994-08-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-511-X $7.98 xix+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kevin McGuinness  
100 Creepy Little Creatures 1995-07-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-919-0 $4.98 xx+
585
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  
Can Such Things Be? 1997-01-00 Ambrose Bierce Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth American Classics) 1-85326-570-5   vii+
161
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  
Can Such Things Be? 2003-08-01 Ambrose Bierce Project Gutenberg 4366    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Bierce After Dark: 30 Strange Tales by Ambrose Bierce 2009-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-002-0 $9.95 167
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  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 012 2011-02-20 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Can Such Things Be? 2012-05-02 Ambrose Bierce LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 019 2013-01-30 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 978-0-8032-6071-9 $18.95 496
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 Marvin Cone Checkmark
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