Title: The Oval Portrait

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Title: The Oval Portrait Title Record # 94786
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1842-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note:
  • First published under this title in the April 26, 1845 Broadway Journal.
  • Omits the introductory paragraph of the original "Life in Death".
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
unknown Romanian Portretul oval [as by Edgar Pöe]
1842 Italian Il ritratto ovale
1855 French Le portrait ovale
1947 Dutch Het Ovale Portret
1953 Dutch Het Ovale Portret
1961 German Das ovale Bildnis
1966 Dutch Het Ovale Portret
1971 Portuguese O retrato oval
1973 German Das ovale Porträt
1979 Romanian Portretul oval
1981 Dutch Het Ovale Portret

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1850-01-10 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     xx+
483+
495
hc? coll Checkmark
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1853-00-10 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     lv+
483+
xxxvi+
495+
607
hc? coll Checkmark
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1856-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     lv+
483+
xxxvi+
495+
607+
447
hc? coll  
Weird Tales 1895-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Henry Altemus Company     258 hc? coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1902-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Grant Richards   1/- 367 hc? coll  
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 2 1905-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Croscup and Holby (The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe #2)       hc? coll  
Three Tales 1907-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe S. Wellwood     41 hc? coll  
Stories 1908-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe E. P. Dutton (The World's Storytellers)     xxii+
164
hc? coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1908-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #336)     527 hc? coll  
Fantastic Tales 1915-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Tauchnitz (Tauchnitz Collection of British and American Authors #4511)     285 hc? coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1935-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. B. Lippincott   $5.00 317 hc? coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1935-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe George G. Harrap   21/- 317 hc? coll Arthur Rackham  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1936-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Spencer Press     404 hc? coll  
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1938-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)   $1.25 xii+
1026
hc? coll  
Some Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1938-05-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin Illustrated Classics #3) #C3 6d xi+
248
pb? coll  
Tales of Mystery & Imagination 1941-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Limited Editions Club     xxiii+
476
hc? coll  
Some Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1944-07-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books #477 9d vii+
186
pb? coll Checkmark
Shocking Tales 1946-00-00 ed. Robert K. Brunner Wyn   $2.95 viii+
323
hc? anth  
Two Fantastic Tales 1946-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe A. Juncker     112 hc? coll  
Fantastische Vertellingen 1947-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Contact (Contact-Boekerij)   ƒ1.90 192 hc? coll Checkmark
The Pit and the Pendulum: Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1948-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Ivor Nicholson & Watson   1/- 128 tp? coll  
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1952-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Cardinal / Pocket Books #C-45 $0.35 xii+
432
pb? coll  
Fantastische Vertellingen 1953-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Het Spectrum (Prisma #76) #76   266 pb? coll Karel Thole  
Selected Tales 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (US) #1109 $0.85 406 pb? coll Checkmark
Selected Tales 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (US) #1109 3/6 406 pb? coll  
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe The Pocket Library #PL-46 $0.35 xii+
432
pb? coll Checkmark
Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Editions #A11)     xxxiv+
508
tp? coll Checkmark
Tales of Mystery & Imagination 1958-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Heritage Press     xix+
366
hc? coll  
Tous les contes d'Edgar Poe 1960-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Géant #109)     575 pb? coll  
Descent Into the Maelström 1961-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Digit Books #R512 2/6 160 pb? coll  
Stories: Twenty-Seven Thrilling Tales 1961-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Platt & Munk (Platt & Munk Great Writers Collection) #1104 $2.95 510 hc? coll Al Fiorentino Checkmark
Geschichten des Grauens 1961-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #117) #117 DM 2.20 153 pb? coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1962-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton (Everyman's Library #1336)   6/6 xii+
527
pb? coll Robin Jacques Checkmark
La morte innamorata 1962-02-16 Lionel Cayle Edizioni KKK (I Classici dell'Orrore [Ristampa] #27)   150 Lit 128 digest? novel  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1963-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #1336) #1336 6/6 xii+
527
pb? coll Robin Jacques Checkmark
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1964-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Washington Square Press #W-246 $0.45 xii+
432
pb? coll Checkmark
Complete Stories of Edgar Allan Poe 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe International Collectors Library     vii+
736
hc? coll Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Horror 1966-00-00 ed. uncredited World Society     210 tp? anth  
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday   $5.95 ix+
819
hc? coll Checkmark
De Zwarte Kat en Andere Griezelverhalen 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Meulenhoff (Meesters der Fantastische Vertelkunst #1) #F1 ƒ2.50 157 pb? coll Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1966-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books #1634 5/- 320 pb? anth Josh Kirby  
The Fall of the House of Usher and Four Other Tales 1967-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Franklin Watts     82 hc? coll  
Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe 1967-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin English Library #EL28)     540 pb? coll  
Cosmo #199 1967-02-00 ed. Giancarlo Cella Milano: Ponzoni #199 200 Lit 144 digest? mag Luigi Garonzi Checkmark
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1970-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Washington Square Press #46326 $0.60 xii+
432
pb? coll Checkmark
Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe 1971-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin English Library) 0-14-043028-8 £0.40 540 pb? coll Odilon Redon Checkmark
Histórias de Mistério e Imaginação 1971-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Verbo (Biblioteca Básica Verbo / Livros RTP #15)     187 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1971-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library #1336) 0-460-01336-X £0.50 xii+
527
pb? coll Smythe Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Pinnacle Books #P138Z $1.25 380 pb? anth Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-01297-2 £0.40 320 pb? anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Visionen des Grauens 1973-11-13 ed. Peter Haining Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #2) #VTB02 DM 2.80 161 pb? anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Tales of Mystery & Imagination 1975-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe The Easton Press (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)     xx+
366
hc? coll Checkmark
Quickie Thrillers: 25 Mini-Mysteries 1975-10-00 ed. Dr. Arthur Liebman Washington Square Press / Pocket Books #671-48517-2 $1.50 190 pb? anth Roland Descombes Checkmark
Quickie Thrillers: 25 Mini-Mysteries 1976-01-00 ed. Dr. Arthur Liebman Pocket Books 0-671-48517-2 $1.50 190 pb? anth Roland Descombes Checkmark
Beyond Time and Space 1978-00-00 ed. Robert R. Potter Globe Book Company 0-87065-155-2   216 tp? anth Mort Perry Checkmark
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories 1979-00-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-502542-3 $22.50 xvii+
478
hc? anth  
Scrieri alese 1979-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Editura Univers (Clasicii literaturii universale)     700 unknown? coll Vasile Socoliuc  
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories 1979-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-502541-5 $5.95 xvii+
478
tp? anth Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1981-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-14990-5 $35.00 xvii+
683
hc? coll  
De Griezeligste Verhalen 1981-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Loeb 90-6213-254-5   492 tp? anth Kate Higgins Checkmark
De Beste Griezelverhalen 1982-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester, Peter Loeb Loeb 90-349-0041-X   243 tp? anth  
Edgar Allan Poe 1983-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Chatham River Press 0-517-41375-2   xii+
704
hc? coll Checkmark
75 Short Masterpieces: Stories from the World's Literature 1983-08-00 ed. Roger B. Goodman Bantam Books 0-553-25141-4 $3.95 xiv+
283
pb? anth Checkmark
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1984-08-01 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $40.00 1406 hc? coll  
Works of Edgar Allan Poe 1985-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Gramercy Books 0-517-05358-6   ix+
753
hc? omni Checkmark
Beroemde Fantastische Verhalen 1985-00-00 uncredited Hema 1-132-92303-4   153+
221+
135
hc? omni Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1986-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Octopus Books 0-7064-2651-7   317 hc? coll  
Visions of Poe 1988-11-00 Simon Marsden, Edgar Allan Poe Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-57427-3 $24.95 128 hc? coll  
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1991-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-07407-7 $19.95 821 hc? coll Jackie Schuman  
The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1992-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant) 0-679-60007-8 $20.00 xii+
1026
hc? coll Checkmark
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? anth Jack Eckstein 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? anth Jack Eckstein  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1995-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth Classics) 1-85326-844-5   [viii]+
296
hc? coll Arnold Bocklin 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? anth Jack Eckstein  
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? anth Jack Eckstein  
Le scarabée d'or et autres nouvelles 1998-10-23 Edgar Allan Poe Gallimard Jeunesse (Chefs-d'œuvre Universels #10) 2-07-050357-7 FF 89.50 160 hc? coll Jame's Prunier  
The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Stories 1999-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Viking (The Whole Story) 0-670-88706-4 $5.99 153 hc? coll Jame's Prunier Checkmark
The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Stories 1999-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Viking (The Whole Story) 0-670-88725-0   153 tp? coll Jame's Prunier  
Dead Brides: Vampire Tales 1999-10-00 Edgar Allan Poe Creation Books 1-84068-011-3 £7.95 96 tp? coll Odilon Redon  
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 1 (Raven Edition) 2000-04-01 Edgar Allan Poe Project Gutenberg #2147     ebook? coll  
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? anth  
La dimension fantastique 2003-01-00 ed. Barbara Sadoul Librio (Librio #150) 2-290-31418-8   155 tp? anth J. K. Potter Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2003-09-01 Edgar Allan Poe Collector's Library 1-904633-13-7   456 hc? coll  
Selected Works 2005-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Edimat Books (Selected Works) 84-9794-034-2 $11.95 610 hc? coll Checkmark
La dimension fantastique - 1 2005-12-00 ed. Barbara Sadoul Librio (Librio #150) 2-290-33532-0 €2.00 155 tp? anth J. K. Potter Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2008-03-05 Edgar Allan Poe Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-072-8 £2.99 xxv+
287
tp? coll  
Ghost Story Collection 005 2008-06-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? anth  
Poe After Dark: 18 Tales of Mystery, Madness, and the Macabre 2009-03-05 Edgar Allan Poe Coachwhip Publications 978-1-930585-76-8 $9.95 183 tp? coll  
The Best of Edgar Allan Poe: All of His Macabre Tales Complete and Unabridged 2009-05-14 Edgar Allan Poe Prion Books 978-1-85375-700-6 £14.99 656 tp? coll Ceri Wood  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 005 2009-08-08 ed. LibriVox LibriVox       digital audio download? anth  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2009-10-01 Edgar Allan Poe Collector's Library 978-1-904633-13-6 $9.95 455 hc? coll  
Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2009-10-05 Edgar Allan Poe Bloomsbury (The Bloomsbury Phantastics) 978-1-4088-0343-1 £8.99 x+
334
tp? coll Holly Macdonald  
Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems 2009-11-29 Edgar Allan Poe Castle Books 978-0-7858-1453-5   xiv+
842
hc? coll Checkmark
The Best of Edgar Allan Poe: All of His Macabre Tales Complete and Unabridged 2010-05-01 Edgar Allan Poe Prion Books 978-1-85375-700-6 $24.95 656 tp? coll Ceri Wood  
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 1 (Raven Edition) 2010-06-01 Edgar Allan Poe Bottom of the Hill Publishing 978-1-935785-11-8 $13.99 198 tp? coll  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 010 2010-08-08 ed. LibriVox LibriVox       digital audio download? anth  
Fantastische Vertellingen 2011-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Het Spectrum (Vantoen.Nu #76) 978-90-315-0273-8 €14.99 262 tp? coll Karel Thole  
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 1 (Raven Edition) 2011-10-06 Edgar Allan Poe LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? coll  
The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales 2012-04-26 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin English Library) 978-0-14-197387-6 £3.49   ebook? coll  
The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales 2012-04-26 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin English Library) 978-0-14-119897-2 £5.99 336 tp? coll  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 016 2012-05-06 ed. LibriVox LibriVox       digital audio download? anth  
Dead Brides: Vampiric Tales By Edgar Allan Poe 2013-01-31 Edgar Allan Poe Creation Oneiros 978-1-902197-40-1 $14.95 111 tp? coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2017-09-05 Edgar Allan Poe Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library Children's Classics) 978-1-101-90797-9 $20.00 400 hc? coll Arthur Rackham  
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Washington Square Press 0-671-72770-2 $4.95 xii+
432
pb? coll Checkmark
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant) #G40   xii+
1026
hc? coll Paul Galdone Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories date unknown ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8   496 hc? anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Washington Square Press 0-671-49609-3 $3.95 xii+
432
pb? coll Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories date unknown ed. Al Sarrantonio, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8   496 hc? anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
Fantastische Vertellingen date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Het Spectrum (Prisma #76) #76   266 pb? coll Karel Thole Checkmark
Fantastische Vertellingen date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Het Spectrum (Prisma #76) #76   262 pb? coll Karel Thole Checkmark
Povestiri extraordinare date unknown Edgar Pöe Cartea Românească? (Biblioteca "Minerva" #118)   Lei 5.00 96 pb? coll  
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