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Title: The Lost Room Title Record # 62234
Author: Fitz-James O'Brien
Date: 1858-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1950Translated by Jacques Papy in O'Brien's collection Qu'était-ce? et autres récits, Paris, Robert Marin, "L'Envers du miroir", 1950, p. 61-87. Papy's translation is uncredited in Fiction #18, May 1955.
French La chambre perdue [as by Fitz James O'Brien]
1950Translated by Jacques Papy
French La chambre perdue
1986Translated by Éric Jourdan
French La chambre perdue [as by Fitz James O'Brien]
1988Translated by Daniela Galdo and Gianni Pilo
Italian La stanza perduta
1999Translated by an uncredited hand
French La chambre perdue [as by Fitz James O'Brien]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Harper's Magazine, September 1858 1858-09-00 ed. Editors of Harper's Magazine Harper & Brothers      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Poems and Stories of Fitz-James O'Brien 1881-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien James R. Osgood and Co.     lxii+
485
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Diamond Lens with Other Stories 1885-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Charles Scribner's Sons     xx+
337
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
What Was It? and Other Stories 1889-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Ward & Downey     177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Riddle Stories 1920-00-00 ed. Joseph Lewis French Doubleday, Page & Company     ix+
258
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Collected Stories 1925-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Albert & Charles Boni (American Library #17)  
$2.00?$: US dollar
xiii+
240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Two Great Mystery Stories 1927-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #1155)     64
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  
Weird Tales, October 1929 1929-10-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Hugh Rankin Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy, Fall 1949 1949-10-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Mystery House, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Bill Stone Checkmark
Qu'était-ce ? 1950-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Robert Marin (L'envers du miroir)  
F390?F: French frank
238
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 Max Ernst  
The Supernatural Reader 1953-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin Longmans (Canada)  
C$4.50?C$: Canadian dollar
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Supernatural Reader 1953-04-13 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin J. B. Lippincott  
$3.95?$: US dollar
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Hallock Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], November 1953 1953-11-00 ed. uncredited Mellifont Press Ltd.  
1/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Chesley Bonestell  
Perturbed Spirits: A Book of Ghost and Terror Stories 1954-00-00 ed. R. C. Bull Arthur Barker  
12/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fiction, #18 1955-05-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA  
F100?F: French frank
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1957-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin Cassell & Company  
16/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Supernatural Reader 1958-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin, Lucy Conklin World / WDL Books M706
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
252
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  
Perturbed Spirits 1958-00-00 ed. R. C. Bull Dragon Books D20
2/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
191
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  
An Omnibus of American Mysteries 1959-00-00 ed. Michael Eenhoorn Juniper Press (Forgotten Classics of Mystery #2)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Supernatural Reader 1962-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books AS392V
$0.95?$: US dollar
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
Histoires étranges 1963-00-00 ed. Jean Palou Casterman     366
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Qu'était-ce ? 1964-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Le Terrain Vague     240
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 Max Ernst  
Monster Festival 1965-00-00 ed. Eric Protter Vanguard Press  
$4.95?$: US dollar
286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1966-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books 01911
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1967-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books 01911
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
The Supernatural Reader 1968-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books 01911
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
The Supernatural Reader 1970-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books 01911
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Histoires d'aberrations 1977-11-03 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Presses Pocket (La grande anthologie du fantastique #7) 2-266-00425-5   406
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 C. Broutin  
Qu'était-ce ? 1980-00-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #13) 2-7304-0043-5   182
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  
Histoires d'aberrations 1981-08-24 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Presses Pocket (La grande anthologie du fantastique #7) 2-266-00425-5   406
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 C. Broutin Checkmark
Entre chien et loup: anthologie de la peur 1986-10-00 ed. Éric Jourdan Maren Sell 2-87604-002-6
F98.00?F: French frank
361
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth
Arnold Böcklin?Arnold Boecklin
 
Il furore di Cthulhu 1988-01-00 ed. Luigi Cozzi Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #23) 88-347-0050-3
Lit 15,000?Lit: Italian lira
250
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 Supernatural Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien, Volume One: Macabre Tales 1988-03-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Doubleday 0-385-24562-9
$12.95?$: US dollar
xxvii+
158
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Candy Jernigan Checkmark
Anthologie de la peur: Entre chien et loup 1989-04-00 ed. Éric Jourdan Seuil (Points #L202) 2-02-010687-6   384
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 Salvador Dali  
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown 1993-08-00 ed. Marvin Kaye GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 1-56865-043-4 / 00588
$10.98?$: US dollar
xv+
[3]+
573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown 1994-06-00 ed. Marvin Kaye St. Martin's Press 0-312-11026-X
$24.95?$: US dollar
xv+
573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey  
The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories 1995-10-00 ed. Richard Dalby Robinson 1-85487-338-5
£5.99?£: UK pound
xiv+
573
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 Senate  
The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories 1995-11-00 ed. Richard Dalby Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0279-6
$9.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
573
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 Senate  
The Giant Book of Classic Ghost Stories: The Great Stories from the Victorian and Edwardian Era 1997-00-00 ed. Richard Dalby Magpie Books 1-85487-672-4
£3.99?£: UK pound
xiv+
573
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  
Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories 1997-09-00 ed. Richard Dalby Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0353-1
$9.98?$: US dollar
xiii+
573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Photodisc  
La dimension fantastique 2 1999-11-00 ed. Barbara Sadoul Librio (Librio #234)  
F10.00?F: French frank
123
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 J. K. Potter  
One Dark Night: 13 Masterpieces of the Macabre 2000-09-00 ed. Kathleen Blease Ballantine Books 0-345-44044-7
$10.00?$: US dollar
xiii+
206
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 Checkmark
The Giant Book of Ghost Stories 2006-00-00 ed. Richard Dalby Magpie Books 978-1-84529-408-3    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Weird Tales, March-April 2006 2006-03-00 ed. John Gregory Betancourt, Darrell Schweitzer, George H. Scithers Wildside Press  
$5.95?$: US dollar
100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Rowena Morrill Checkmark
The Wondersmith and Others 2008-04-00 Fitz-James O'Brien Ash-Tree Press 978-1-55310-106-2
C$49.00?C$: Canadian dollar
xxiv+
272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jason Zerrillo  
Fitz-James O'Brien: Gothic Short Stories 2017-11-25 Fitz-James O'Brien A Bit O'Irish Press (Gothic Library Editions) 978-0-692-96210-7
$24.99?$: US dollar
xxii+
490
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 Henry Fuseli  
Weird Tales (disc 2) 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
The Giant Book of Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Richard Dalby Magpie Books 978-1-84529-408-3    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Richard Dalby Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0279-6
$10.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
573
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 Senate  
The Supernatural Reader date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Collier Books AS 392 V
$0.95?$: US dollar
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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