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Title: The Vertical Ladder

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Title: The Vertical Ladder Title Record # 95328
Author: William Sansom
Date: 1944-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: There is nothing supernatural in this story, but it has appeared in enough anthologies of horror stories to be considered "genre." First published in English Story, Fifth Series, 1944.
Synopsis: A boy is dared by other boys to climb an old gas tower.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Good Housekeeping, November 1946 1946-11-00 ed. Editors of Good Housekeeping        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Something Terrible, Something Lovely 1948-00-00 William Sansom Hogarth Press   8/6 232
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Something Terrible, Something Lovely 1948-00-00 William Sansom Clarke Irwin   C$2.25 232
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Something Terrible, Something Lovely 1948-00-00 William Sansom Oxford   C$2.50 232
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Something Terrible, Something Lovely 1954-00-00 William Sansom Harcourt, Brace & Company   $3.50 231
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books (Pan Giant) X67 3/6 319
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 S. R. Boldero  
Stories of the Supernatural 1967-02-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services T896 $0.45 224
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
Night in Funland and Other Stories from Literary Cavalcade 1968-02-00 ed. Jerome Brondfield Scholastic Book Services TK1056 $0.75 238
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 Margaret Howlett Checkmark
The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories 1969-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10067-X 5/- 319
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 of the Supernatural 1969-09-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services T896 $0.60 224
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
Night in Funland and Other Stories from Literary Cavalcade 1969-12-00 ed. Jerome Brondfield Scholastic Book Services TK1056 $0.75 238
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 Margaret Howlett Checkmark
Night in Funland and Other Stories from Literary Cavalcade 1970-02-00 ed. Jerome Brondfield Scholastic Book Services TK1056 $0.75 238
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 the Supernatural 1972-12-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services T896 $0.75 224
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
Points of View Book 1 1980-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3857-5    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
You Can't Keep Out the Darkness 1980-00-00 ed. Peggy Woodford The Bodley Head 0-370-30293-1   173
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The World of the Short Story: A Twentieth Century Collection 1986-00-00 ed. Clifton Fadiman Houghton Mifflin 0-395-36805-7   xiii+
847
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Various Temptations 2002-12-14 William Sansom Tartarus Press 1-872621-73-2 35.00 xv+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10067-X 0.30 319
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  
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