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Title: The Boarded Window Title Record # 94225
Author: Ambrose Bierce
Date: 1889-07-14
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published in the San Francisco Examiner, July 14, 1889.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1968Translated by Karl Bruno Leder
German Das vernagelte Fenster
1987 French La fenêtre condamnée
1988Italian translation by Iva Guglielmi.
Italian La finestra sbarrata
1996 Finnish Tukittu ikkuna

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1891-00-00 Ambrose Bierce E. L. G. Steele     300
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1898-00-00 Ambrose Bierce G. P. Putnam's Sons     vi+
362
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1909-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Neale Publishing Company (The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce #2)     403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1918-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Boni & Liveright   $2.00 403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Midst of Life 1918-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Boni & Liveright     403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The World's Great Mystery Stories 1943-01-00 ed. Will Cuppy World Publishing Co.   $0.49 321
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
An Omnibus of American Mysteries 1959-00-00 ed. Michael Eenhoorn Juniper Press (Forgotten Classics of Mystery #2)     383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Macabre Stories 1964-09-00 ed. uncredited Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers SN7049 2/6 141
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  
Best Horror Stories 2 1965-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   18/- 270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Owls' Watch 1965-08-00 ed. George Brandon Saul Fawcett Crest R836 $0.60 230
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 Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1966-02-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 1232 3/6 221
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  
The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1967-03-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana     221
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  
The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1968-03-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 1748 3/6 221
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 Spukhaus 1969-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Insel (Bibliothek des Hauses Usher)   DM 12.80 173
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1970-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Doubleday     496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1971-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Easton Press (Masterpieces of American Literature)     xxx+
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1971-09-00 ed. Christine Bernard Beagle Boxer 95142 $0.95 221
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 Ghostmasters: Weird Stories by Famous Writers 1976-10-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services TK 3527   171
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 Joe Ciardiello 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
Das Spukhaus 1977-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #6) 3-518-06865-2 DM 5.00 165
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
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £4.95 607
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 Steve Crisp Checkmark
Chamber of Horrors 1984-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-2053-5 £2.99 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stuart Bodek Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1984-00-00 Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 0-8032-6071-7   496
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 Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Viking UK 0-670-81034-7 £10.95 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Ghost Stories 1985-00-00 ed. Betty Ann Schwartz Little Simon 0-671-60179-2 $6.95 xiii+
177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Realms of Darkness 1985-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-86273-244-1 $8.95 796
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Chamber of Horrors 1985-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-2053-5 $6.00 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stuart Bodek  
Realms of Darkness 1985-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-86273-244-1   796
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Night Cry, Fall 1987 1987-00-00 ed. Alan Rodgers TZ Publications, Inc.   $2.95 196
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Harry O. Morris Checkmark
Chamber of Horrors 1987-00-00 ed. uncredited Gallery Books / W. H. Smith 0-8317-1234-1   349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stuart Bodek Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £5.95 607
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  
Le mort et son veilleur 1987-10-00 Ambrose Bierce Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #197) 2-7304-0458-9   147
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  
Realms of Darkness 1988-00-00 ed. uncredited Chartwell Books 1-55521-251-4   663
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce 1988-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Picador / Pan Books (Picador Classics) 0-330-29802-X £6.95 xix+
810
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 Robin Harris Checkmark
I racconti dell'orrore 1988-03-00 Ambrose Bierce Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #27) 88-347-0062-7 Lit 15,000 224
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.
coll Les Edwards  
Ghosts of the Heartland: Haunting, Spine-Chilling Stories from the American Midwest 1990-04-00 ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Rutledge Hill Press (The American Ghosts Series) 1-55853-068-1 $9.95 [xi]+
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 Harriette Bateman Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 £4.99 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great American Ghost Stories 1991-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Rutledge Hill Press 1-55853-146-7 $21.95 506
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Timothy Holland  
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1993-00-00 ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8 $7.95 496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein 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
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1994-04-00 ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Michael O'Mara Books 1-85479-958-4 £14.99 496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein  
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
Three Tales of Horror 1995-00-00 ed. uncredited Penguin Books (Penguin 60s #90) 0-14-600090-0 $0.95 64
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 Francisco Goya y Lucientes Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1995-00-00 ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-923-9 $4.98 496
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 Jack Eckstein Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1995-10-26 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Audio 0-14-086153-X £7.99  
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth  
Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al 1996-00-00 ed. Alan Maitland Viking Canada 0-670-86863-9 C$29.99 xii+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stephen Snider  
Pyhä kauhu: Kuusi kertomusta 1996-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Karisto (Pokkaristo) 951-23-3595-6   107
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
100 Tiny Tales of Terror 1996-09-00 ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0140-7 $7.98 x+
565
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Cheryl Knippenburg Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1997-00-00 ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-923-9 $4.98 496
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 Jack Eckstein  
Crew's 13: Classic Tales of the Macabre & Fantastic 1997-00-00 ed. Gary Crew ABC Books (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) 0-7333-0564-4 A$14.95 211
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 Shaun Tan Checkmark
Great American Ghost Stories 1998-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Rutledge Hill Press 1-55853-581-0 $14.95 512
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  
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 2003-00-00 ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Sterling Publishing 1-4027-0975-7 $12.95 496
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  
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 Spook House: Terrifying Tales of the Macabre 2008-10-02 Ambrose Bierce Penguin Books (Red Classics) 978-0-14-103881-0 £7.99 240
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  
Tainted: Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 2008-10-08 ed. Aaron Polson Strange Publications 978-0-9820266-0-1 $9.95 180
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  
Short Ghost and Horror Story Collection 001 2009-01-27 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Supernatural Horror Short Stories 2017-08-29 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78664-182-3 $30.00 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 978-0-8032-6071-9 $18.95 496
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 Marvin Cone Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories date unknown ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8   496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
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 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories date unknown ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8   496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein 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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