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Title: Two Bottles of Relish Title Record # 95225
Author: Lord Dunsany
Date: 1932-11-12
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First serialized in the magazine Time & Tide, Nov 12, 1932
Synopsis: The narrator is a selling a brand of relish door-to-door and sharing living quarters with an Oxford scholar. One of his customers is suspected of murder, but the investigation is at a standstill because no body can be found. The salesman gathers information and the scholar ratiocinates, figuring out how the corpse was hidden.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1932 The Two Bottles of Relish
Year Language Title
1956Translated by R. Meijer
Dutch De Twee Potjes Piccalilly
1987Translated by Daniela Galdo and Emma Marciano.
Italian Le due bottiglie di salsa
1992Translated by Александр Боргардт / Alexandr Borgardt.
Russian [as by ]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Powers of Darkness 1934-00-00 ed. uncredited Philip Allan   2/6 243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Philip Simmonds  
Two Bottles of Relish: A Book of Strange and Unusual Stories 1943-00-00 ed. Whit Burnett The Dial Press   $3.00 xi+
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carlotta Petrina  
Alfred Hitchcock's Fireside Book of Suspense 1947-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Simon & Schuster   $3.50 x+
367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Terror at Night 1947-00-00 ed. Herbert Williams Avon Book Co. 110 $0.25 194
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 George Mayers Checkmark
The Unexpected 1948-06-00 ed. Bennett Cerf Bantam Books 502 $0.25 x+
273
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 Ed Grant Checkmark
The Little Tales of Smethers and Other Stories 1952-10-00 Lord Dunsany Jarrolds   10/6 232
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Biro  
Tales to Be Told in the Dark: A Selection of Stories from the Great Authors 1953-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Dodd, Mead & Co.   $3.00 335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Nacht en Ontij 1956-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. van Uden Checkmark
19 Tales of Terror 1957-01-00 ed. Hallie Burnett, Whit Burnett Bantam Books A1550 $0.35 vii+
229
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 Tom Hill Checkmark
Stories for the Dead of Night 1957-03-00 ed. Don Congdon Dell B107 $0.35 288
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 Jeanette Cissman Checkmark
Tall Short Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Eric Duthie Ace Books K-113 $0.50 352
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 Mona Moore Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1960-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Books 380K $0.35 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Third Pan Book of Horror Stories 1962-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books X161 3/6 268
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 W. F. Phillipps  
Striking Terror: A Selection of Great Horror Stories 1963-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Arthur Barker   15/- 204
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Stories Selected from the Unexpected 1963-03-00 ed. Bennett Cerf Bantam Books FP30 $0.50 184
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  
Stories of Suspense 1963-09-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic Book Services T487 $0.45 iii+
220
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 Irv Docktor Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1965-01-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Books U2807 $0.50 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
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 Third Pan Book of Horror Stories 1966-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books X161 3/6 268
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
Masterpieces of Horror 1966-00-00 ed. Rosamund Morris Hart Publishing   $1.50 255
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Stories for the Dead of Night 1967-04-00 ed. Don Congdon Dell Laurel-Leaf 8295 $0.50 240
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 Davis Checkmark
Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1967-05-00 ed. Basil Davenport Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions) 0-571-08159-2 £ 288
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 Third Pan Book of Horror Stories 1969-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10161-7 5/- 268
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 W. Francis Phillipps Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1969-01-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Bal-Hi 70009 $0.50 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Stories of Suspense 1969-03-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic T487 $0.60 220
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 Irv Docktor Checkmark
Horror Stories from Tales to Be Told in the Dark 1969-10-00 ed. Basil Davenport Ballantine Bal-Hi 70009 $0.50 159
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Selections from The Pan Book of Horror Stories #3 1970-07-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Berkley Medallion 0-425-01828-8 $0.75 192
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  
Space Suits & Gumshoes 1972-00-00 ed. Richard Lunn Macmillan of Canada 0-7705-0887-1   275
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 Annalee Orr  
Stories of Suspense 1972-00-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic T487 $0.75 iii+
220
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 Irv Docktor  
Stories of Suspense 1975-00-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic Book Services T487    
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Death 1982-08-00 ed. Stuart David Schiff Playboy Paperbacks 0-86721-107-5 $2.50 237
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 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
Murder on the Menu 1984-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Carol-Lynn Rössel Waugh Avon Books 0-380-86918-7 $3.50 310
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 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  
La furia di Cthulhu 1987-03-00 ed. Luigi Cozzi Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #13) 88-347-0011-2 Lit 15,000 213
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 Boris Vallejo  
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  
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  
Чёрный нимб и другие истории, исполненные неизъяснимого ужаса?Chornyy nimb i drugiye istorii, ispolnennyye neiz"yasnimogo uzhasa
Chornyy nimb i drugie istorii, ispolnennye neizyasnimogo uzhasa
1992-00-00 ed. , () 5-7740-0515-1   344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
В. Ю. Лукаш?V. Yu. Lukash
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Е. Т. Сердюченко?E. T. Serdyuchenko
 
In the Land of Time and Other Fantasy Tales 2004-02-00 Lord Dunsany Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 0-14-243776-X $14.00 xix+
400
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 Sidney H. Sime Checkmark
Stories Selected from The Unexpected date unknown ed. Bennett Cerf Bantam Pathfinder FP30 $0.50 viii+
184
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
Stories Selected from the Unexpected date unknown ed. Bennett Cerf Bantam Pathfinder HP4705 $0.60 viii+
184
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  
Stories Selected from the Unexpected date unknown ed. Bennett Cerf Bantam Books 011   viii+
184
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 Third Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10161-7 £0.50 268
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 W. Francis Phillipps  
In the Land of Time and Other Fantasy Tales date unknown Lord Dunsany Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-243776-6 $16.00 xxvii+
400
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 Sidney H. Sime Checkmark
21 Great Stories date unknown ed. Abraham H. Lass, Norma L. Tasman Mentor / New American Library 0-451-62785-7 $5.99 352
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
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