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Title: Bad Company Title Record # 874409
Author: Walter de la Mare
Date: 1954-04-01
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: pseudopod.org
Language: English
Note: First published in the Listener, 1 April 1954.
Synopsis: The narrator feels compelled to follow an old man into his home where he finds that the old man is dead. He destroys a vicious will that he finds. -- from The Guide to Supernatural Fiction
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
A Beginning and Other Stories 1955-00-00 Walter de la Mare Faber and Faber  
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).
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ghost Stories 1956-00-00 Walter de la Mare The Folio Society  
21/-?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).
234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barnett Freedman Checkmark
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1967-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines The Bodley Head  
21/-?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).
208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jutta Ash  
The House of the Nightmare: And Other Eerie Tales 1968-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Farrar, Straus and Giroux  
$3.95?$: US dollar
xii+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jutta Ash  
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1970-12-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Penguin Books 0-14-030456-8   204
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 House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1974-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Heinemann Educational Books (Heinemann New Windmills #185) 0-435-12185-5   208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The House of the Nightmare: and Other Eerie Tales 1975-00-00 ed. Kathleen Lines Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-33432-3
$5.95?$: US dollar
xii+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jutta Ash  
Supernatural 1978-00-00 ed. James Gibson, Alan Ridout John Murray (Short Story Series) 0-7195-3505-0
0.85?: UK pound
122
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 Stories 1980-00-00 ed. Deborah Shine Octopus Books 0-7064-1158-7
1.99?: UK pound
349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Eighteenth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1982-00-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes Fontana 0-00-616510-9
1.25?: UK pound
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  
Lost Souls: A Collection of English Ghost Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Jack Sullivan Ohio University Press 0-8214-0652-3
$25.95?$: US dollar
430
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Chastain  
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories 1986-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-214163-5
12.95?: UK pound
xvii+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Horror Stories 1987-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-57098-3
2.99?: UK pound
191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories 1987-05-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-214163-5
$18.95?$: US dollar
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Atkinson Grimshaw Checkmark
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories 1989-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-282666-2
5.95?: UK pound
xvii+
504
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 Atkinson Grimshaw  
Tales of Horror and Mystery 1993-10-00 ed. uncredited Dean & Son 0-603-55222-6
2.99?: UK pound
378
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories 1995-10-00 ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-282666-2
7.99?: UK pound
xvii+
504
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 John Atkinson Grimshaw  
Short Stories 1927-1956 2001-07-00 Walter de la Mare Giles de la Mare Publishers 1-900357-04-6   x+
566
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Strangers and Pilgrims 2007-06-11 Walter de la Mare Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-02-8
35.00?: UK pound
xiii+
510
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Short Stories 1927-1956 2012-07-18 Walter de la Mare Giles de la Mare Publishers 978-1-900357-41-8
10.79?: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Pseudopod, #315 2013-03-18 ed. Shawn Garrett Escape Artists, Inc.  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Strangers and Pilgrims 2022-00-00 Walter de la Mare Tartarus Press 978-1-912586-38-7
80.00?: UK pound
xiv+
304, 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories date unknown ed. Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert Oxford University Press 0-19-282666-2
8.99?: UK pound
504
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 John Atkinson Grimshaw Checkmark
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