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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
1933Translator uncredited; first published in the Revista Multicolor de los Sábados (supplement to the newspaper Crítica), 11 November 1933.
Spanish La pieza amueblada
1949Translated by A. Verhoeff
Dutch De Gemeubileerde Kamer

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Four Million 1919-00-00 O. Henry Doubleday, Page & Company / Review of Reviews Co.     261
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Weird Tales, September 1925 1925-09-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
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 Andrew Brosnatch  
The Haunted Omnibus 1937-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Farrar & Rinehart   $3.00 xvi+
848
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lynd Ward  
The Haunted Omnibus 1937-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Oxford   C$ xvi+
848
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Haunted Omnibus 1937-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Cassell     xvi+
848
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Ghost Stories of the World: The Haunted Omnibus 1939-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Garden City Publishing Co.   $1.79 xvi+
848
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anth Checkmark
Great Ghost Stories of the World 1941-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Blue Ribbon   $1.00 viii+
485
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Ghost Stories of the World 1941-00-00 ed. Alexander Laing Blue Ribbon   C$1.39 viii+
485
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Terror 1943-10-00 ed. Boris Karloff World Publishing Co. (A Tower Mystery)   $0.49 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth J. F. Doeve  
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
The Best of O. Henry: One Hundred of His Stories Chosen by Sapper 1956-00-00 O. Henry Hodder & Stoughton     1139
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Haunters and the Haunted & Other Ghost Stories 1963-09-00 ed. uncredited Corgi SN1404 2/6 158
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  
Classic American Short Stories 1964-00-00 ed. Editor of Classic American Short Stories Barron's Educational Series   $0.75 vii+
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.
anth Checkmark
Na Middernacht: De Beste Spookverhalen 1966-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #D 22) D 22 ƒ1.90 159
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
Terribly Strange Tales 1967-11-00 ed. Elizabeth Hough Sechrist, Janette Woolsey Macrae-Smith Company     253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of O. Henry 1969-00-00 O. Henry Doubleday   $6.95 x+
565
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The Impact of Fiction: An Anthology of Short Stories 1970-00-00 ed. Ada Lou Carson, Herbert L. Carson Cummings Publishing Company 50001   xii+
433
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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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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?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 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?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  
Literature of the Supernatural 1974-00-00 ed. Robert E. Beck McDougal, Littell & Co. 0-88343-124-6   192
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  
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
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A Little Night Reading 1975-09-00 ed. Dave Allen Orbit 0-86007-863-9 £0.75 314
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 Ghost's Companion 1975-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-02039-3 £2.80 191
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The Ghost's Companion 1976-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-3228-0   191
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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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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  
The Ghost's Companion 1978-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Puffin 0-14-031049-5 £0.60 222
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.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1979-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1387-3   704
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Echoes of Terror 1980-08-00 ed. Mike Jarvis, John Spencer Hamlyn 0-600-37272-3 £4.95 96
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gordon Crabb  
Specter! 1982-00-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Arbor House 0-87795-391-0 $13.95 298
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Specter! 1982-00-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-403-8 $6.95 298
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  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-904230-99-6   704
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East Coast Ghosts 1989-07-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Middle Atlantic Press 0-912608-75-7 $9.95 310
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 Best Ghost Stories (abridged) 1990-03-00 ed. uncredited Mallard Press 0-7924-5249-6 $7.98 397
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The Best Ghost Stories 1990-09-00 ed. uncredited Ivy Leaf 0-86363-008-1 £3.99 397
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anth  
Great Vampires & Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 £4.99 541
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fuseli Checkmark
Classic Ghost Stories 1995-00-00 ed. Molly Cooper Lowell House 1-56565-279-7 $5.95 128
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 Barbara Kiwak  
Classic Ghost Stories 1997-00-00 ed. Molly Cooper Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0609-3 $5.98 128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?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 Raven and the Monkey's Paw 1998-09-00 ed. uncredited Modern Library 0-375-75216-1 $12.00 x+
210
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 Caspar David Friedrich  
Classic Scary Stories 1999-00-00 ed. Karen Bledsoe, Glen Bledsoe, Molly Cooper Lowell House 0-7373-0309-3   493
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Barbara Kiwak Checkmark
Classic Tales of the Supernatural 2001-00-00 ed. Robin Brockman Arcturus Publishing 1-84193-013-X   519
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 Paul Ashby Checkmark
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 £6.99 538
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 Checkmark
Great Ghost Stories: 34 Classic Tale of the Supernatural 2002-00-00 ed. Robin Brockman Gramercy Books 0-517-22095-4 $14.95 519
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Ashby  
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?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  
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
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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Scary Stories 2006-10-00 ed. Barry Moser Chronicle Books 0-8118-5414-0 $16.95 182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?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 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?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  
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?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Classic Scary Stories date unknown ed. Karen Bledsoe, Glen Bledsoe, Molly Cooper Lowell House     493
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth 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
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