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Title: The Familiar Title Record # 839798
Author: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Date: 1872-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Martin Hesselius
Language: English
Note: A minor revision of "The Watcher," (1851) first published in the collection In a Glass, Darkly.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1872 The Familiar [as by J. Sheridan Le Fanu]
1872 The Familiar [as by Sheridan Le Fanu]
1872 The Familiar [as by J. S. Le Fanu]
Year Language Title
1960Translated by Élisabeth Gille
French Le familier [as by J. Sheridan Le Fanu]
1967Unknown French translator.
French Le familier
1999Translated by Jacques Finné
French Le familier

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
In a Glass Darkly 1872-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Richard Bentley & Son     299+
285+
270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
In a Glass Darkly 1923-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Eveleigh Nash & Grayson     viii +
471
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
In a Glass Darkly 1929-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Peter Davies     vii +
382
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
More Great Ghost Stories 1932-00-00 ed. Harrison Dale Herbert Jenkins   7/6 396
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
50 Years of Ghost Stories 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Hutchinson   2/6 ix+
702
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Century of Ghost Stories 1936-00-00 ed. uncredited Hutchinson   3/6 1013
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Midnight Reader 1942-03-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Henry Holt & Co.   $3.00 ix+
564
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories 1945-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Arkham House   $3.00 x+
357
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ronald Clyne Checkmark
The Mandrake Root 1946-00-00 ed. Jeremy Scott Jarrolds   12/6 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Mandrake Root 1946-00-00 ed. Jeremy Scott Progress Books   C$3.00 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Mandrake Root 1946-00-00 ed. Jeremy Scott Universal Distributors   $5.00 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Pocket Book of Ghost Stories 1947-10-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Pocket Books 384 $0.25 405
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 Midnight Reader (abridged) 1960-00-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern World / WDL Books HH970 2/6 254
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  
Carmilla 1960-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Denoël (Présence du Futur #42)   F5.00 223
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.
coll  
Great Ghost Stories 1962-00-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Washington Square Press W-592 $0.60 xxvi+
326
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 Irv Docktor  
Great Ghost Stories 1962-07-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Washington Square Press W-592 $0.60 xxvi+
326
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 Irv Docktor Checkmark
Best Ghost Stories of J. S. Le Fanu 1964-00-00 J. S. Le Fanu Dover Publications T415 $2.00 xi+
467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Where Nightmares Are 1966-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Mayflower-Dell 9504 3/6 174
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 chefs-d'œuvre du fantastique?Les chefs-d'oeuvre du fantastique
1967-00-00 ed. Jacques Bergier, Alex Grall, Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Christian Broutin  
Where Nightmares Are 1969-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Mayflower 0-583-11586-1   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  
Let's Talk of Graves 1970-00-00 ed. uncredited Hutchinson     318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Carmilla 1972-02-04 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Denoël (Présence du Futur #42)     222
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 Checkmark
Where Nightmares Are 1973-00-00 ed. Peter Haining David Bruce & Watson 0-85127-014-X   174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bill Botten  
Bewitched Beings 1974-00-00 ed. Gogo Lewis, Seon Manley Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-41657-8 $5.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Irish Masters of Fantasy 1979-00-00 ed. Peter Tremayne Wolfhound Press 0-905473-13-2   220
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Where Nightmares Are 1983-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Severn House 0-7278-0874-5 £6.95 173
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Wondersmith and other Macabre Tales 1988-02-00 ed. Peter Tremayne Wolfhound Press 0-86327-152-9 £4.95 220
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  
The Illustrated J.S. Le Fanu: Ghost Stories and Mysteries by a Master Victorian Storyteller 1988-08-00 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Equation 1-85336-047-3 £14.95 318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ghost and Horror Stories 1990-07-00 ed. uncredited Tynron Press 1-871948-11-8 £9.95 579
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 Sue Harmer  
In a Glass Darkly 1993-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 0-19-282805-3   xxxiii+
347
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.
omni Atkinson Grimshaw Checkmark
Carmilla 1993-10-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Denoël (Présence du Fantastique #33) 2-207-60040-8   243
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 Pascal Moret Checkmark
Le mystérieux locataire: et autres histoires d'esprits forts 1999-00-00 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Librairie José Corti (Domaine romantique) 2-7143-0678-0 F120.00 235
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  
Meddling with Ghosts: Stories in the Tradition of M. R. James 2001-04-00 ed. Ramsey Campbell The British Library 0-7123-1125-4 £14.95 x+
287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
In a Glass Darkly 2005-00-00 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Aegypan 1-59818-146-7   328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Irish Ghost Stories 2005-00-00 ed. uncredited Wordsworth Editions 1-84022-487-8   1102
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 E. W. Haslehust Checkmark
Mr Justice Harbottle and Others: Ghost Stories 1870–73 2005-03-31 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-079-4 C$58.00 xxxvi +
223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Douglas Walters Checkmark
In a Glass Darkly 2007-08-10 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-552-5   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.
omni  
In a Glass Darkly 2008-11-01 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Cosimo Classics 978-1-60520-340-9 $9.99 284
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  
In a Glass Darkly 2009-01-23 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Dodo Press 978-1-4065-4943-0 $26.99 364
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  
In a Glass Darkly 2009-11-19 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Faber and Faber (Faber Finds) 978-0-571-25583-2 £17.00 390
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  
In a Glass Darkly 2010-01-10 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Nabu Press 978-1-141-95007-2 $29.75 308
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  
In a Glass Darkly 2010-06-24 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Digireads.com 978-1-4209-1718-5 $5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
In a Glass Darkly 2010-10-14 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Benediction Classics 978-1-84902-622-2 $30.99 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
In a Glass Darkly, v. 1/3 2011-08-23 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Project Gutenberg 37172    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Mandrake Root 2012-04-00 ed. Jeremy Scott Kosta Press 978-1-4474-4633-0 $28.45 224
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  
In a Glass Darkly 2014-03-01 Sheridan Le Fanu Flame Tree 451 (Fantastic Fiction) 978-1-78361-237-6 £7.99 448
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  
In a Glass Darkly 2018-08-07 J. Sheridan Le Fanu Broadview Press 978-1-55481-299-8 $15.95 440
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  
Best Ghost Stories of J. S. Le Fanu date unknown J. S. Le Fanu Dover Publications 486-20415-4 $3.00 467
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 Theodore Menten  
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