Title: The Furnished Room

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Title: The Furnished Room Title Record # 85769
Author: O. Henry
Date: 1904-08-14
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the August 14, 1904 issue of the New York Sunday World Magazine.
Synopsis: A young man in the late 1800s, searching New York rooming houses for his lost love, is closer to her than he realizes.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1933 Spanish La pieza amueblada
1949 Dutch De Gemeubileerde Kamer

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Four Million 1919-00-00 O. Henry Doubleday, Page & Company / Review of Reviews Co.     261 hc? coll Checkmark
Weird Tales, September 1925 1925-09-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148 pulp? mag Andrew Brosnatch  
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 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  
Tales of Terror 1943-10-00 ed. Boris Karloff World Publishing Co. (A Tower Mystery)   $0.49 317 hc? anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1944-00-00 ed. Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser Modern Library #G72 $2.95 xix+
1080
hc? anth George Salter Checkmark
Voor en Na Middernacht: Zijnde Vijfendertig Spook en Griezelverhalen Alsmede Andere Fantastische Vertellingen 1949-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier     354 hc? anth J. F. Doeve  
Voor en Na Middernacht 1954-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319 hc? anth F. van Uden Checkmark
The Best of O. Henry: One Hundred of His Stories Chosen by Sapper 1956-00-00 O. Henry Hodder & Stoughton     1139 hc? coll Checkmark
The Haunters and the Haunted & Other Ghost Stories 1963-09-00 ed. uncredited Corgi #SN1404 2/6 158 pb? anth  
Na Middernacht: De Beste Spookverhalen 1966-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #D 22) #D 22 ƒ1.90 159 pb? anth Friso Henstra Checkmark
Terribly Strange Tales 1967-11-00 ed. Elizabeth Hough Sechrist, Janette Woolsey Macrae-Smith Company     253 hc? anth  
Tales of O. Henry 1969-00-00 O. Henry Doubleday   $6.95 x+
565
hc? coll Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1971-00-00 ed. Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser Hammond, Hammond & Co. 0-242-78551-4   832 hc? anth Stein Checkmark
The Supernatural in Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033497-8 $3.96 [iv]+
313
tp? anth Checkmark
The Tenth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1974-00-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes Fontana 0-00-613623-0 £0.35 190 pb? anth  
Literature of the Supernatural 1974-00-00 ed. Robert E. Beck McDougal, Littell & Co. 0-88343-124-6   192 tp? anth  
A Little Night Reading: Twenty Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1974-00-00 ed. Dave Allen Schlesinger Yeatman Ltd 0-85093-191-6   315 hc? anth  
A Little Night Reading 1975-09-00 ed. Dave Allen Orbit 0-86007-863-9 £0.75 314 pb? anth  
The Ghost's Companion 1975-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-02039-3 £2.80 191 hc? anth  
The Ghost's Companion 1976-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-3228-0   191 hc? anth Rus Anderson Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser Book Club Associates #CN 4361   832 hc? anth Checkmark
The Best Ghost Stories 1977-06-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38242-7 £4.95 750 hc? anth  
The Ghost's Companion 1978-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Puffin 0-14-031049-5 £0.60 222 pb? anth Harry Hants Checkmark
Masters of Shades and Shadows: An Anthology of Great Ghost Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Seon Manley, Gogo Lewis Doubleday 0-385-12743-X $7.95 214 hc? anth Robert Jay Silverman  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1979-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1387-3   704 hc? anth  
Echoes of Terror 1980-08-00 ed. Mike Jarvis, John Spencer Hamlyn 0-600-37272-3 £4.95 96 hc? anth Gordon Crabb  
Specter! 1982-00-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Arbor House 0-87795-391-0 $13.95 298 hc? anth  
Specter! 1982-00-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-403-8 $6.95 298 tp? anth  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-904230-99-6   704 hc? anth  
East Coast Ghosts 1989-07-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Middle Atlantic Press 0-912608-75-7 $9.95 310 tp? anth  
The Best Ghost Stories (abridged) 1990-03-00 ed. uncredited Mallard Press 0-7924-5249-6 $7.98 397 hc? anth  
The Best Ghost Stories 1990-09-00 ed. uncredited Ivy Leaf 0-86363-008-1 £3.99 397 hc? anth  
Great Vampires and Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 £4.99 541 hc? anth  
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories 1993-07-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-106-8 $7.98 xiv+
546
hc? anth Jack Eckstein  
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? anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-137-0 £5.99 611 hc? anth  
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? anth Fuseli Checkmark
Classic Ghost Stories 1995-00-00 ed. Molly Cooper Lowell House 1-56565-279-7 $5.95 128 tp? anth Barbara Kiwak  
Classic Ghost Stories 1997-00-00 ed. Molly Cooper Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0609-3 $5.98 128 hc? anth Barbara Kiwak  
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories 1997-00-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-921-2 $4.98 546 tp? anth  
The Raven and the Monkey's Paw 1998-09-00 ed. uncredited Modern Library 0-375-75216-1 $12.00 x+
210
tp? anth Caspar David Friedrich  
Classic Scary Stories 1999-00-00 ed. Karen Bledsoe, Glen Bledsoe, Molly Cooper Lowell House 0-7373-0309-3   493 hc? anth Barbara Kiwak Checkmark
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 £6.99 538 tp? anth Checkmark
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories 2003-10-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg, Martin H. Greenberg Sterling Publishing 1-4027-0973-0 $12.95 546 tp? anth  
Tales to Freeze the Blood: More Great Ghost Stories 2006-09-00 ed. Stephen Jones, R. Chetwynd-Hayes Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1679-7 $15.95 xxiii+
270
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Scary Stories 2006-10-00 ed. Barry Moser Chronicle Books 0-8118-5414-0 $16.95 182 hc? anth Barry Moser  
The Big Book of Ghost Stories 2012-09-18 ed. Otto Penzler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-0-307-47449-0 $25.00 xii+
833
tp? anth Gregg Kulick Checkmark
Cuentos para leer los sábados: elegidos por J. L. Borges y U. Petit de Murat para Crítica 2015-10-00 ed. Álvaro Abós Alfaguara 978-987-738-148-1 ARS 319.00 331 tp? anth  
Cuentos para leer los sábados: elegidos por J. L. Borges y U. Petit de Murat para Crítica 2015-11-00 ed. Álvaro Abós Alfaguara 978-987-738-056-9 ARS 125.99   ebook? anth  
Classic Scary Stories date unknown ed. Karen Bledsoe, Glen Bledsoe, Molly Cooper Lowell House     493 hc? anth Barbara Kiwak  
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? anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-106-8   xiv+
546
hc? anth Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library #394-60446-6 $9.95 xix+
1034
hc? anth Sara Eisenmann Checkmark
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