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Title: Moonlight Sonata Title Record # 95675
Author: Alexander Woollcott
Date: 1931-10-03
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Reprinted in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1950.
Synopsis: In an old house in Kent, witnesses see a ghost hunched over in a chair, apparently embroidering something in its lap.
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Year Title
1985 The Ghost at Sevenoaks
Year Language Title
1949Translated by A. Verhoeff
Dutch Nocturne [as by Alexander Woolcott]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The New Yorker, October 3, 1931 1931-10-03 ed. Editors of the New Yorker        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1944-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Modern Library G72
$2.95?$: US dollar
xix+
1080
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Bar the Doors: Terror Stories 1946-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell (Dell Mapback) 143
$0.25?$: US dollar
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 Gerald Gregg Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1947-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Hammond, Hammond & Co.     832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Voor en Na Middernacht: Zijnde Vijfendertig Spook en Griezelverhalen Alsmede Andere Fantastische Vertellingen 1949-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier     354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth J. F. Doeve  
Ghostly Tales to Be Told 1950-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Dodd, Mead & Co.  
$3.00?$: US dollar
xvii+
317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Voor en Na Middernacht 1954-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. van Uden Checkmark
Vr Middernacht: De Beste Griezelverhalen 1961-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #E 83) E 83
1.50?: Dutch guilder
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 Friso Henstra Checkmark
Horror Stories 1961-00-00 ed. uncredited Paul Elek (Bestseller Library)  
3/6?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).
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  
Bar the Doors 1962-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell F166
$0.50?$: US dollar
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
The Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories 1963-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books X261
3/6?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).
271
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  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1963-02-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0436
$0.50?$: US dollar
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  
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 Arrow Book of Horror Stories 1965-00-00 ed. uncredited Arrow Books 799
3/6?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).
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  
Bar the Doors 1966-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0436
$0.50?$: US dollar
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
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1971-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Hammond, Hammond & Co. 0-242-78551-4   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stein Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Book Club Associates CN 4361   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock's Bar the Doors 1977-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Mayflower 0-583-12080-6
0.50?: UK pound
173
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
Thrillers Chillers & Killers 1979-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Elsevier / Nelson Books 0-525-66633-8
$6.95?$: US dollar
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Thrillers Chillers & Killers 1979-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke J. M. Dent 0-460-06885-7
4.25?: UK pound
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alex Brychta  
65 Great Tales of Horror 1981-09-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
65 Great Tales of Horror 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1982-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Hutchinson 0-09-149720-5
8.95?: UK pound
832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
75 Short Masterpieces: Stories from the World's Literature 1983-08-00 ed. Roger B. Goodman Bantam Books 0-553-25141-4
$3.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
283
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
Campfire Stories: Things That Go Bump in the Night 1985-00-00 ed. William W. Forgey, M.D. ICS Books 0-934802-23-8   176
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 Little Book of Horrors 1992-04-00 ed. Sebastian Wolfe Xanadu 0-947761-45-4
6.99?: UK pound
126
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  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-00-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7
$25.95?$: US dollar
xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-137-0
5.99?: UK pound
611
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7
$21.00?$: US dollar
xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fuseli Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1995-10-26 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Audio 0-14-086153-X
7.99?: UK pound
 
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth  
Tales of Terror and the Supernatural: A Classic Collection 1996-00-00 ed. uncredited Leopard 1-85891-314-4   [vii]+
611
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Campfire Stories: Things That Go Bump in the Night 2002-08-22 ed. William W. Forgey, M.D. Globe Pequot Press 0-934802-23-8
$11.95?$: US dollar
192
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  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-394-60446-6
$9.95?$: US dollar
xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sara Eisenman Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7
$25.95?$: US dollar
xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
The Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10261-3
0.30?: UK pound
271
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 Fourth Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10261-3
5/-?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).
271
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  
Campfire Stories: Things That Go Bump in the Night date unknown ed. William W. Forgey, M.D. ICS Books 0-934802-23-8
$9.95?$: US dollar
192
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
Campfire Stories: Things That Go Bump in the Night date unknown ed. William W. Forgey, M.D. ICS Books 0-934802-23-8
$11.99?$: US dollar
176
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  
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