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Title: The Fearsome Touch of Death Title Record # 86533
Author: Robert E. Howard
Date: 1930-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1930 The Touch of Death
Year Language Title
1986Translated by François Truchaud
French Les doigts de la mort
2013Translated by Patrice Louinet
French Au contact de la mort
2013Translated by Michael Weh.
German Die Berührung des Todes

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, February 1930 1930-02-00 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 Hugh Rankin  
The Howard Review, #1 November 1974 1974-11-00 ed. Dennis McHaney Dennis McHaney   $2.00 30
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
fanzine Tom Foster Checkmark
The Howard Review, #1 November 1974 1974-11-00 ed. Dennis McHaney Dennis McHaney   $0.00 52
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
fanzine Checkmark
The Howard Review (second edition), #1 October 1975 1975-10-00 ed. Dennis McHaney Dennis McHaney   $2.50 32
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
fanzine Stephen E. Fabian Checkmark
Le seigneur de Samarcande 1986-09-00 Robert E. Howard Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #179) 2-7304-0399-X   159
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 "New" Howard Reader (second state), #2 August 1998 1998-08-00 ed. Joe Marek Joe & Mona Marek   $8.00 32
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
fanzine Steven R. Trout Checkmark
The "New" Howard Reader, #2 August 1998 1998-08-00 ed. Joe Marek Joe & Mona Marek   $8.00 32
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
fanzine Steven R. Trout Checkmark
Robert E. Howard's Strange Tales 2005-01-00 Robert E. Howard Dennis McHaney   $13.95 176
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 Lawrence Checkmark
Robert E. Howard's Strange Tales 2005-01-00 Robert E. Howard Dennis McHaney   $29.95 176
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lawrence Checkmark
Moon of Skulls 2005-03-01 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-1133-9 $35.00 216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
Moon of Skulls: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 2 2005-10-01 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press   $6.99 303
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Moon of Skulls 2006-00-00 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-1084-7 $10.00 190
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.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
The Weird Writings of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: July 1925-June 1934 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Girasol Collectables   $100.00 vi+
625
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudy Nebres Checkmark
The Weird Writings of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: July 1925-June 1934 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Girasol Collectables   $112.50 vi+
625
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudy Nebres Checkmark
Shadow Kingdoms: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume One 2007-07-01 Robert E. Howard Cosmos Books 978-0-8439-5905-5 $6.99 365
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 Ken Kelly Checkmark
The Haunter of the Ring & Other Tales 2007-09-10 Robert E. Howard Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-085-8 $6.99 xiii+
397
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 Ann Brain Checkmark
The Cairn on the Headland, The Dream Snake, The Fearsome Touch of Death, and The Hyena 2008-02-15 Robert E. Howard Dodo Press 978-1-4065-7267-4   56
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 Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2008-07-29 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-49020-9 $0.00 xviii +
518
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
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2008-10-00 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-49020-9 $18.00 xxv +
523
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 Greg Staples Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2008-10-28 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-50974-1 $13.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Greg Staples  
The Day They Hanged My Best Friend Jimmy... And 21 Other Weird Tales to Get You Through the Coldest Nights 2009-06-09 ed. Barry J. Gillis Tangled Vines Press 978-0-9685937-7-6 $15.95 366
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.
anth Dieric Bouts Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2010-09-30 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-332-7 $150.00 xxv+
523
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Greg Staples Checkmark
The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard 2010-09-30 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-332-7 $400.00 xxv+
523
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Greg Staples Checkmark
The Book of The Howard Review: The Howard Review Anthology 2010-12-00 Robert E. Howard Dennis McHaney   $14.95 xiv+
230
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 J. Allen St. John Checkmark
The Haunter of the Ring & Other Tales 2011-04-08 Robert E. Howard Read Books 978-1-4474-0768-3 $29.00 397
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 Ann Brain Checkmark
Les ombres de Canaan 2013-02-22 Robert E. Howard Bragelonne (Les intégrales) 978-2-35294-689-2   528
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 Miguel Coimbra  
Der schwarze Hund des Todes 2013-06-00 Robert E. Howard Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2631) 978-3-86552-131-6 €28.00 374+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Fearsome Touch of Death and Other Short Stories of Horror and Fantasy 2014-00-00 Robert E. Howard Ulwencreutz Media 978-1-304-99916-0 $40.00 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Moon of Skulls 2015-07-27 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0656-2 $2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Weird Tales (Volumes 11 - 20) 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
The Haunter of the Ring & Other Tales date unknown Robert E. Howard Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-085-8 $4.99 xiii+
397
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 Des Knock Checkmark
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