Title: The Vampyre: A Tale

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Title: The Vampyre: A Tale Title Record # 94820
Author: Dr. John William Polidori
Date: 1819-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Lord Ruthven
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published in The New Monthly Magazine, April 1819.
  • The Vampyre was conceived during the same competitive story-telling evening as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and was written by Byron's doctor, John William Polidori (1795-1821). It is the first story about vampires in the English language.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Vampyre: A Tale 1819-03-27 uncredited Sherwood, Neely, and Jones     xxv+
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The Vampyre: A Tale Related by Lord Byron to Dr. Polidori 1819-00-00 Dr. John William Polidori Colburn       tp chap  
The Romancist and Novelist's Library: The Best Works of the Best Authors; Volume III 1840-00-00 ed. William Hazlitt J. Clements       hc anth Checkmark
The Grimoire And Other Supernatural Stories 1936-11-00 ed. Montague Summers Fortune Press   7/6 xxxvi+
295
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Nouvelles histoires de fantômes anglais 1939-04-00 ed. Edmond Jaloux Gallimard (La renaissance de la nouvelle)     vii+
239
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Histoires de fantômes anglais: suivies de: Nouvelles histoires de fantômes anglais 1962-11-00 Edmond Jaloux Gallimard (Les classiques anglais)     351 tp omni  
Cuentos de Terror 1963-00-00 ed. Rafael Llopis Taurus     604 hc anth  
Three Gothic Novels 1966-00-00 E. F. Bleiler Dover Publications     xl+
291
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The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, and the Vampyre 1966-00-00 E. F. Bleiler Dover Publications   $2.00 291 unknown omni  
Macabre Mysteries and Horrors 1966-00-00 ed. uncredited K & G Publications   9/6 152 pb anth  
A Feast of Blood 1967-04-00 ed. Charles M. Collins Avon #S277 $0.60 190 pb anth Checkmark
The Midnight People 1968-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Leslie Frewin 0-09-090040-5 30/- 255 hc anth  
The Dark Shadows Book of Vampires and Werewolves 1970-08-00 ed. Quentin Collins, Barnabas Collins Paperback Library #63-419 $0.60 156 pb anth  
Vampires at Midnight 1970-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Grosset & Dunlap     255 hc anth Jeff Jones  
The Curse of the Undead 1970-00-00 ed. M. L. Carter Fawcett Gold Medal #T2276 $0.75 223 pb anth Jeff Jones  
Great British Tales of Terror: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance 1765-1840, Volume 1 1972-02-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-01038-X £2.50 viii+
487
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Gothic Tales of Terror 1972-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-3590-5 $11.95 viii+
928
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Great British Tales of Terror: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance 1765–1840 1973-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Penguin Books 0-14-003589-3 £0.50 544 pb anth Joan Hall  
Gothic Tales of Terror, Volume One: Classic Horror Stories from Great Britain 1973-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Penguin Books (US) 0-14-003688-1   543 pb anth  
Stunde der Vampire 1974-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1527) 3-436-02002-8 DM 4.80 197 pb anth Endrikat und Wenn Checkmark
The Midnight People 1974-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Ensign Books 0-7235-5205-3 £0.30 255 pb anth Checkmark
The Midnight People 1975-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Everest Books 0-903925-86-9 £0.50 255 pb anth  
The Vampyre: Lord Ruthven to Count Dracula 1978-08-00 ed. Christopher Frayling Gollancz (Gollancz Fantasy & Macabre) 0-575-02390-2 £5.75 336 hc anth  
The Count Dracula Fan Club Book of Vampire Stories 1980-00-00 ed. Jeanne Youngson Adams Press (Count Dracula Fan Club Publication #5)   $2.95 91 pb anth Checkmark
The Evil Image: Two Centuries of Gothic Short Fiction and Poetry 1981-00-00 ed. Patricia L. Skarda, Nora Crow Jaffe NAL Meridian 0-452-00636-8 $8.95 xxix+
479
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Great British Tales of Terror: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance 1765–1840 1983-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Penguin Books 0-14-003589-3 £3.50 543 pb anth Barbara Lofthouse Checkmark
Vampires 1987-04-00 ed. Alan Ryan Doubleday / SFBC #10445 $6.98 xvi+
621
hc anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
Vampires 1987-07-00 ed. Alan Ryan Doubleday 0-385-18562-6 $15.95 xvi+
621
hc anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories 1988-10-00 ed. Alan Ryan Penguin Books 0-14-010987-0 £4.95 xvi+
621
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The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories 1989-10-00 ed. Alan Ryan Penguin Books 0-14-012445-4 £5.99 xvi+
621
tp anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
Horror Story 5 1991-01-00 ed. uncredited Garden Editoriale (Horror Story #5)   Lit 8,000 284 pb anth Steve Crisp  
Vampyres: Lord Byron to Count Dracula 1991-11-00 ed. Christopher Frayling Faber and Faber 0-571-16311-4 £17.50 429 hc anth Max Ernst  
Vampyres: Lord Byron to Count Dracula 1992-10-00 ed. Christopher Frayling Faber and Faber 0-571-16792-6 £9.99 429 tp anth Helena Zakrzewska-Rucinska  
Blood & Roses: The Vampire in 19th Century Literature 1992-11-00 ed. James Havoc, Adele Olivia Gladwell Creation Press 1-871592-14-3 £7.95 283 tp anth  
Great Vampires and Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 £4.99 541 hc anth  
Vampires at Midnight 1993-04-00 ed. Peter Haining Warner Books UK 0-7515-0146-8 £4.99 255 pb anth  
Vampires 1995-08-00 ed. Francis Lacassin Christian de Bartillat (Les Belles Pages) 2-84100-054-0 F110.00 458 tp anth Checkmark
The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre 1997-12-00 ed. Robert Morrison, Chris Baldick Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 0-19-283291-3 $9.95 xxviii+
278
tp anth G. Baldry  
Three Vampire Tales 2002-02-01 Anne Williams Houghton Mifflin 0-618-08490-8 $24.95 481 tp omni  
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 £6.99 538 tp anth Checkmark
Lord Ruthven the Vampire 2004-09-18 ed. Frank J. Morlock Black Coat Press (Black Coat French Horror #11) 1-932983-10-4 $20.95 248 tp anth  
The Vampyre; A Tale 2005-00-00 ed. Tom English Dead Letter Press (The Literary Vampire Series #LV03) #DLP01 $25..00 48 ph anth Checkmark
Vampires: The Immortal Damned 2007-04-24 ed. uncredited Viking Australia 0-670-02972-6 £13.82 132 hc anth  
Children of the Night: Classic Vampire Stories 2007-09-00 ed. David Stuart Davies Wordsworth Editions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) 978-1-84022-546-4   256 tp anth  
Legendry Horrors 2008-06-10 ed. Julie Ann Dawson Bards and Sages Publishing 978-0-615-21704-8 $2.99   ebook anth  
Legendry Horrors 2008-06-11 ed. Julie Ann Dawson Bards and Sages Publishing 978-0-615-21704-8 $13.99 172 tp anth William Blake  
The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre 2008-09-11 ed. Robert Morrison, Chris Baldick Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 978-0-19-955241-2 £7.99 xxviii+
278
tp anth G. Baldry  
The Vampyre, The Were-Wolf and Other Gothic Tales of Horror 2009-05-00 ed. Rochelle Kronzek Dover Publications 978-0-486-47192-1 $5.95 128 tp anth  
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2010-06-22 ed. Michael Sims Walker & Co. / SFBC #36-7967 $9.99 480 tp anth  
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2010-06-00 ed. Michael Sims Walker & Co. 978-0-8027-1971-3 $17.00 467 tp anth Adrian Muttitt Checkmark
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2010-10-04 ed. Michael Sims Bloomsbury 978-1-4088-0825-2 £18.99 467 hc anth  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 011 2010-11-06 ed. LibriVox LibriVox       digital audio download anth  
The Vampyer 2011-01-27 John William Polidori Wilder Publications 978-1-61720-134-9 £3.99 36 tp chap  
The Vampyre: A Tale 2011-08-01 John William Polidori Spastic Cat Press 978-1-61203-929-9 $6.99 62 tp chap  
Vampires: The Original Stories -- Back in Time to the First Darkness 2011-09-29 ed. uncredited Watkins Publishing 978-1-907486-56-2 £10.99 352 hc anth  
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories 2011-10-03 ed. Michael Sims Bloomsbury 978-1-4088-0996-9 £9.99 480 tp anth  
Vampire Horror! 2011-10-06 ed. uncredited BBC Audiobooks 978-1-4084-6870-8 £13.25   audio CD anth  
In the Shadow of Dracula: Classic Vampire Fiction 1816-1914 2011-11-11 ed. Leslie S. Klinger, Jeff Conner IDW Publishing 978-1-60010-957-7 $16.99 xix+
412
tp anth Michael Manomivibul Checkmark
The Best Vampire Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Vampire Anthology 2012-02-00 ed. Andrew Barger Bottletree Classics 978-1-933747-35-4 $10.99 208 tp anth  
Collected Vampire Stories: Volume I 2012-07-10 ed. uncredited Spastic Cat Press 978-1-61203-892-6 $9.99 150 tp anth  
A Dark and Stormy Night 2013-01-20 ed. uncredited Wilder Publications 978-1-61720-907-9 $9.99 210 tp anth  
The Vampyre 2013-02-23 John Polidori CreateSpace 978-1-4826-2376-5 $4.99 40 tp chap  
The Horror of Dracula 2013-02-27 Jimmy Sangster BearManor Media 978-1-59393-493-4 $24.95 180 tp novel  
The Vampyre: A Tale 2013-03-02 John William Polidori CreateSpace 978-1-4826-7942-7 $8.99 44 tp chap  
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde & Other Gothic Classics 2013-08-22 Horace Walpole, William Beckford, John Polidori, Charles Maturin, Robert Louis Stevenson Pearl Necklace Books 978-1-4922-2380-1 $10.99 312 tp omni  
Blessings from the Condemned: A Horror Legacy 2014-05-15 ed. Robert Friedrich Darkness & Despair 978-1-4996-0926-4 $13.99 251 tp anth Robert Friedrich Checkmark
The Vampyre: A Tale 2015-11-26 John William Polidori Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1650-1     ebook chap  
The Vampyre: A Tale 2017-02-21 John William Polidori Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-4363-2 $0.99   ebook chap  
A Feast of Blood date unknown ed. Charles M. Collins Avon Books 0-380-00474-7 $1.25 174 pb anth Checkmark
The Midnight People date unknown ed. Peter Haining Popular Library #445-01359-075 $0.75 255 pb anth Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio  
Three Gothic Novels date unknown E. F. Bleiler Dover Publications 0-486-21232-7 $7.95 xl+
291
tp omni Checkmark
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories date unknown ed. Michael Sims Walker & Co. 978-1-61664-570-0   467 tp anth Adrian Muttitt Checkmark
Frankenstein date unknown Mary Shelley Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 0-14-043362-7 £2.50 lviii+
261
pb novel Joseph Wright Checkmark
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