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Title: Ancient Sorceries Title Record # 83776
Author: Algernon Blackwood
Date: 1908-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: John Silence
Webpages: talestoterrify.com
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1908 John Silence, Case II: Ancient Sorceries
Year Language Title
1963Translated by Rafael Llopis
Spanish Antiguas brujerías
1967Translated by Jacques Parsons
French Sortilèges et métamorphoses
1969Translated by Friedrich Polakovics
German ...à cause du sommeil et à cause des chats
1977Translated by Jürgen Saupe.
German Uralter Hexenzauber
2007Translated by an unknown hand
French Sortilèges du fond des âges

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1908-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Eveleigh Nash   6/- 390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1909-00-00 Algernon Blackwood John W. Luce & Co.     v+
390
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1910-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Eveleigh Nash   2/- 390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1912-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Macmillan and Co.     318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1914-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Eveleigh Nash   3/6 390
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1914-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Vaughan & Gomme     390
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1917-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Alfred A. Knopf     390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1920-00-00 Algernon Blackwood E. P. Dutton     345
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1922-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Eveleigh Nash & Grayson   3/6 400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Ghosts and Marvels: A Selection of Uncanny Tales from Daniel Defoe to Algernon Blackwood 1924-10-00 ed. V. H. Collins Oxford University Press (The World's Classics #284)   2/- xvi+
506
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Willows and Other Queer Tales 1925-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Collins   2/- 318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales 1927-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Collins   3/6 251
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1928-00-00 Algernon Blackwood T. Fisher Unwin   2/6 318
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1929-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Eveleigh Nash & Grayson     390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Strange Stories 1929-00-00 Algernon Blackwood William Heinemann   7/6 745
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Strange Stories 1931-00-00 Algernon Blackwood William Heinemann   3/6 745
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The Willows and Other Queer Tales 1934-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Collins   1/3 318
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A Century of Horror Stories 1935-00-00 ed. Dennis Wheatley Hutchinson   3/6 1024
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Mystery and Detection, April 1935 1935-04-00 ed. Editors of Mystery and Detection World's Work   1/- 124
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
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The Tales of Algernon Blackwood 1938-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Martin Secker   8/6 xv+
684
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Tales of Algernon Blackwood 1938-00-00 Algernon Blackwood The Richards Press     xv+
684
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Tales of Algernon Blackwood 1939-00-00 Algernon Blackwood E. P. Dutton   $2.50 xv+
684
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1942-00-00 Algernon Blackwood The Richards Press   7/6 390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Selected Tales of Algernon Blackwood; Stories of the Supernatural and the Uncanny 1942-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books 393   173
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.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1943-00-00 Algernon Blackwood The Richards Press   7/6 390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Selected Tales of Algernon Blackwood: Stories of the Supernatural and the Uncanny 1943-05-00 Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books 393 9d 176
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.
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Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1944-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Modern Library G72 $2.95 xix+
1080
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Prince of Darkness 1946-06-00 ed. Gerald Verner John Westhouse   8/6 250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 1947-00-00 Algernon Blackwood The Richards Press   7/6 390
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Selected Tales of Algernon Blackwood; Stories of the Supernatural and the Uncanny 1948-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books 393 1/6 173
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.
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Cuentos de terror 1963-00-00 ed. Rafael Llopis Taurus     604
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Migrations 1967-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Denoël (Présence du Futur #101)   F6.15 237
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.
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Black Magic: 13 Chilling Tales 1967-05-00 ed. Don Ward Dell 0627 $0.60 252
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 Garrido Checkmark
Ancient Sorceries and Other Stories 1968-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books 2904 5/- 203
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.
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Black Magic: 13 Chilling Tales 1968-12-00 ed. Don Ward Dell 0627 $0.60 252
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 Garrido Checkmark
John Silence: Five Stories of the Uncanny and Supernatural 1969-00-00 Algernon Blackwood John Baker     390
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Das leere Haus 1969-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Insel (Bibliothek des Hauses Usher)   DM 12.50 216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Hans Ulrich Osterwalder , Ute Osterwalder  
Black Magic: 13 Chilling Tales 1969-03-00 ed. Don Ward Dell 0627 $0.60 252
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 Garrido Checkmark
The Satanists 1969-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Neville Spearman 0-85435-040-3 25/- 249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Satanists 1970-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-6995-8 $ 249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rus Anderson  
Horror Hunters 1971-00-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Macfadden-Bartell 75-416 $0.75 192
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1971-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Hammond, Hammond & Co. 0-242-78551-4   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stein Checkmark
Migrations 1971-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Denoël (Présence du Futur #101)     237
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.
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The Satanists 1971-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Mayflower 0-583-11932-8 £0.30 191
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
Das leere Haus 1972-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Suhrkamp (Suhrkamp Taschenbuch #30) 3-518-06530-0 DM 4.00 241
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.
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The Satanists 1972-02-00 ed. Peter Haining Pyramid Books N2640 $0.95 255
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.
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Beware of the Cat 1972-11-00 ed. Michel Parry Gollancz 0-575-01413-X   191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Ancient Sorceries 1973-00-00 ed. Ken Krueger Fantasy House (Fantasy Classics #4)   $1.95 48
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
anth John Pound  
Beware of the Cat 1973-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Taplinger 0-8008-0730-8 $6.50 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rus Anderson Checkmark
Best Ghost Stories of Algernon Blackwood 1974-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Dover Publications 0-486-22977-7 $3.00 xviii+
366
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.
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Beware of the Cat 1974-00-00 ed. Michel Parry Arrow Books 0-09-909450-9 £0.40 191
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
Ancient Sorceries and Other Stories 1974-06-00 Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books 0-14-002904-4 £ 203
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.
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Horror Hunters 1975-00-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Manor Books 95406 $0.95 192
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
Strange Stories 1976-12-00 Algernon Blackwood Arno Press (Supernatural and Occult Fiction) 0-405-08114-6 $42.00 745
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Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Book Club Associates CN 4361   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Best Ghost Stories 1977-06-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38242-7 £4.95 750
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Teuflische Katzen 1977-12-06 ed. Michel Parry Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #55) VTB55 DM 3.80 145
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 W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Das leere Haus 1986-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #12) 3-518-36530-4 DM 9.00 241
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 Hans Ulrich Osterwalder , Ute Osterwalder Checkmark
Horror by Lamplight 1993-08-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-315-4 £4.99 504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Williams (II) Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-00-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $21.00 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fuseli Checkmark
The Complete John Silence Stories 1997-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Dover Publications 0-486-29942-2 $9.95 x+
246
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.
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Das leere Haus 1997-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #339) 3-518-39164-X DM 16.80 240
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.
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Les chats fantastiques 1998-09-00 ed. Xavier Legrand-Ferronnière Joëlle Losfeld 2-84412-005-9 F139.00 352
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 Christian Pierre  
John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 2001-11-00 Algernon Blackwood House of Stratus 0-7551-0802-7 £6.99 324
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 Mark Bollon  
Best Ghost Stories of Algernon Blackwood 2002-05-00 Algernon Blackwood House of Stratus 0-7551-0813-2 £6.99 vii+
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 Mark Bollon  
Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories 2002-08-27 Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-218015-7 $13.00 xxiii+
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.
coll  
Three John Silence Stories 2004-01-07 Algernon Blackwood Project Gutenberg 10624 $0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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Chefs-d'œuvre du fantastique: de E.T.A. Hoffmann à Stephen King?Chefs-d'oeuvre 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?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 Yan' Dargent  
John Silence, "Physician Extraordinary" 2007-11-05 Algernon Blackwood Borgo Press / Wildside Press 978-1-4344-9482-5 $29.95 356
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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John Silence, "Physician Extraordinary" 2007-11-05 Algernon Blackwood Borgo Press / Wildside Press 978-1-4344-9481-8 $19.95 356
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  
John Silence: The Complete Adventures 2009-00-00 Algernon Blackwood Coachwhip Publications 978-1-930585-90-4 $10.95 300
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.
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Ancient Sorceries 2010-05-06 ed. Ken Krueger Nuvision Publications 978-1-59547-465-0 $9.99 52
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  
Ancient Sorceries 2011-04-28 Algernon Blackwood Fantasy and Horror Classics 978-1-4474-0616-7 $9.95 60
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.
chap  
Best Ghost Stories of Algernon Blackwood 2012-03-15 Algernon Blackwood Dover Publications 978-0-486-31748-9 $14.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Ghost, Supernatural & Mystic Tales 2012-05-18 Algernon Blackwood House of Stratus 978-0-7551-1569-3 £8.99 x+
248
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.
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A Cat of Nine Tales 2012-09-05 ed. Tracy DeVore, Thaddeus Sexton Rookhaven 978-1-4791-0764-3   190
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  
Cats of Shadow, Claws of Darkness: Stories of Were-Cats, Ghost Cats, and Other Supernatural Felines 2012-10-26 ed. Chad Arment Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-146-1 $14.95 372
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  
John Silence: Six Strange Cases 2013-03-06 Algernon Blackwood CreateSpace 978-1-4826-8781-1 $6.50 170
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.
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Three John Silence Stories 2013-05-14 Algernon Blackwood CreateSpace 978-1-4849-6465-1 $8.99 160
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.
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The First Algernon Blackwood Megapack 2013-10-04 Algernon Blackwood Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4305-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Three John Silence Stories 2014-01-01 Algernon Blackwood Start Publishing (Start Classics) 978-1-60977-136-2 $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Tales to Terrify, #178 2015-06-19 ed. Tony C. Smith District of Wonders   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
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H. P. Lovecraft Selects: Classic Horror Stories 2016-00-00 Stefan Dziemianowicz Fall River Press 978-1-4351-6281-5 $7.98 760
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
John Silence, Physician Extraordinary / The Wave 2017-10-13 Algernon Blackwood Stark House Press (Stark House Supernatural Classics) 978-1-944520-25-0 $21.95 488
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  
John Silence, Physician Extraordinary 2019-10-01 Algernon Blackwood Jaunt Classics (Occult Detectives #1) 978-0-9833317-7-3 $8.99 268
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  
Roarings from Further Out 2019-10-01 Algernon Blackwood British Library Publishing (British Library Tales of the Weird) 978-0-7123-5350-2    
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-394-60446-6 $9.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sara Eisenmann Checkmark
Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories date unknown Algernon Blackwood Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-218015-0 $16.00 xxiii+
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.
coll Checkmark
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