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Title: The Man and the Snake Title Record # 98839
Author: Ambrose Bierce
Date: 1890-06-29
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the San Francisco Examiner, June 29, 1890.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1967Translated by A. L. Spoorenberg
Dutch De Man en de Slang
1974Translated by Frida Papadache
Romanian
Omul și șarpele?Omul shi sharpele
Omul si sarpele
1987 French L'homme et le serpent
1988Translated by Gianni Pilo
Italian L'uomo e il serpente
1996Translated by V. Hämeen-Anttila
Finnish Mies ja käärme
1999Translated by Aitor Ibarrola; first published in Relatos / Diccionario del Diablo (Cátedra, 1999).
Spanish El hombre y la serpiente

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 1892-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Chatto & Windus     vi+
244
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  
Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories: American 1908-00-00 ed. Julian Hawthorne The Review of Reviews Co.     304
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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
American 1909-00-00 ed. Julian Hawthorne The Review of Reviews Co.     370
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1910-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Chatto & Windus     244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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  
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1930-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Chatto & Windus (Phoenix Library)   2/6 244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Mystery Book 1934-00-00 ed. H. Douglas Thomson Odhams Press     1086
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1941-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Chatto & Windus (Pelham Library)     244
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1943-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Heritage Press   $3.50 xxx+
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Landacre  
Another Seven Strange Stories 1944-00-00 ed. John L. Hardie Art & Educational Publishers   1/3 80
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  
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1964-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Dover Publications   $1.00 199
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  
Shock! 1965-00-00 ed. M. C. Allen Popular Library SP375 $0.50 144
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
Dat Vervloekte Ding en Andere Griezelverhalen 1967-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Meulenhoff (Meesters der Fantastische Vertelkunst #9) F9 ƒ2.50 159
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.
coll Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Terribly Strange Tales 1967-11-00 ed. Elizabeth Hough Sechrist, Janette Woolsey Macrae-Smith Company     253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Walk with the Beast 1969-00-00 ed. Charles M. Collins Avon S397 $0.60 192
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 Checkmark
John Edgell's Ghosts 1970-00-00 ed. John Edgell Wayland 0-85340-020-2 35/- 316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1970-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Doubleday     496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
John Edgell's Ghosts 1970-00-00 ed. John Edgell Firefly Books 0-904724-01-8   316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The 6th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1971-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Fontana 0-00-612686-3 3/6 189
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  
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
Baleful Beasts 1974-00-00 ed. Gogo Lewis, Seon Manley Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-41573-3   222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Un călăreț prin cer și alte povestiri?Un cahlahrets prin cer shi alte povestiri
Un calaret prin cer si alte povestiri
1974-00-00 Ambrose Bierce
Cartea Românească?Cartea Romaneasca
    xxii+
334
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll Simona Runcan  
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
Dat Vervloekte Ding en Andere Griezelverhalen 1977-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Het Spectrum (Prisma #1788) 90-274-0916-1   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.
coll  
The 6th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Fontana 0-00-615353-4 £0.65 189
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 John Holmes  
Tales from Beyond the Grave 1982-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1798-4 £2.99 377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mick Brownfield 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  
Classic Stories of Mystery, Horror and Suspense 1987-06-00 ed. Simon Petherick Robert Hale 0-7090-2933-0 £9.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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  
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
La valle degli spiriti 1988-06-00 Ambrose Bierce Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #28) 88-347-0065-1 Lit 15,000 267
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 Philippe Druillet  
Tales from Beyond the Grave 1989-00-00 ed. uncredited Gallery Books / W. H. Smith 0-8317-8628-0 $6.98 377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mick Brownfield  
Horror by Lamplight 1993-08-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-315-4 £4.99 504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Williams (II) Checkmark
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 Twisted Little Tales of Torment 1998-10-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0855-X $7.98 578
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lucy Corvino Checkmark
Ideomancer, Vol. 1 Issue 1, January 2002 2002-01-00 ed. Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk Decadent Moon   $0.00 [21]
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Checkmark
Classic Tales of Horror 2006-04-10 ed. Adele Hartley Bloody Books 0-9549476-8-1 £9.99 251
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  
Cuentos inquietantes 2011-11-00 Ambrose Bierce Alianza Editorial 978-84-206-5488-1   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.
coll  
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce Dover Publications 0-486-20767-6 $3.95 xxii+
199
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 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
A Walk with the Beast date unknown ed. Charles M. Collins Avon 0-380-00506-9 $1.25 192
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 Checkmark
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