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Title: Selecting a Ghost Title Record # 944516
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Date: 1883-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: Non-supernatural, with a faked haunting. First published in London Society, December 1883, as "Selecting a Ghost: The Ghosts of Goresthorpe Grange." Not the same as Doyle's early story "The Haunted Grange of Goresthorpe."
Synopsis: Argentine D'Odd is a successful man with a lovely wife, thriving bank account and a dignified (if fabricated) knightly heritage. But Goresthorpe Grange, his newly-purchased 'ancestral' home, lacks the one thing he wants most in the world: a ghost. Fortunately, there are people that can help with that. Unfortunately, the one who arrives is a con man. Synopsis taken from publisher's website.
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Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Dreamland and Ghostland: Volume III 1887-10-00 ed. uncredited G. Redway     308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Ghost Stories and Presentiments 1888-11-00 ed. uncredited G. Redway     308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Strange Secrets 1889-06-00 ed. uncredited Chatto & Windus   6/- viii+
336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
My Friend the Murderer and Other Mysteries and Adventures 1893-00-00 A. Conan Doyle Lovell, Coryell & Company     288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Strange Secrets Told by A. Conan Doyle and Others 1895-00-00 ed. uncredited R. F. Fenno & Co.     287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Mystic-Humorous Stories 1920-00-00 ed. Joseph Lewis French Doubleday, Page & Company     ix+
265
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Shapes of the Supernatural 1969-00-00 ed. Gogo Lewis, Seon Manley Doubleday 0-385-04116-0 $5.95 371
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Covington Checkmark
The Best Supernatural Tales of Arthur Conan Doyle 1979-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications 0-486-23725-7 $6.95 xiv+
302
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 Lida Moser Checkmark
The Best Supernatural Tales of Arthur Conan Doyle 1979-08-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications 0-486-23725-7 $4.00 xiv+
302
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 Lida Moser Checkmark
Uncollected Stories: The Unknown Conan Doyle 1982-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Secker & Warburg 0-436-13301-6   xxiii+
456
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Uncollected Stories: The Unknown Conan Doyle 1984-05-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Doubleday 0-385-19028-X $14.95 xxiii+
456
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Supernatural Sleuths: Stories of Occult Investigators 1986-03-00 ed. Peter Haining William Kimber 0-7183-0597-3 £8.50 226
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ionicus  
Ghost Stories 1987-06-00 ed. Aleš Haman, Irena Zítková Exeter Books 0-671-08750-9   208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jan Dungel Checkmark
The Supernatural Tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1988-04-00 Arthur Conan Doyle W. Foulsham & Co. 0-572-01453-8 £12.95 272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Best Supernatural Tales of Arthur Conan Doyle 1989-06-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Amereon 0-8488-0752-9 $30.95 xiv+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Il vampiro del Sussex 1990-04-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #35) 88-347-0099-6 Lit 15,000 229
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 Chris Achilleos  
Mostly Ghostly 1998-00-00 ed. Steven Zorn Courage Books (Children's Illustrated Classics) 0-7624-0406-X   56
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Supernatural Tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2000-00-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Gramercy Books 0-517-16201-6 $8.99 272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Captain of the 'Pole-Star': Weird and Imaginative Fiction 2004-05-00 Arthur Conan Doyle Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-068-9 C$60.00 xxxviii+
460
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Lowe  
Masterpieces of Mystery: Mystic-Humorous Stories 2006-11-28 ed. Joseph Lewis French Wildside Press 0-8095-0095-7 $19.95 ix+
265
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 Speculative Conan Doyle 2010-00-00 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-024-2   396
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  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 008 2010-02-26 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
The Captain of the 'Pole-Star': Weird and Imaginative Fiction 2012-02-22 Arthur Conan Doyle Christopher Roden & Ash-Tree Press 978-1-55310-217-5 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Paul Lowe Checkmark
The Captain of the 'Pole-Star': Weird and Imaginative Fiction 2012-02-22 Arthur Conan Doyle Christopher Roden & Ash-Tree Press 978-1-55310-216-8 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Paul Lowe  
The Secret of Goresthorpe Grange 2012-06-00 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Jurassic London (Jurassic London Novelette Series #2) 978-0-9571696-2-3    
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.
chap Vincent Sammy  
Pandemonium: Lost Souls 2012-08-01 ed. Anne C. Perry, Jared Shurin Jurassic London 978-0-9570392-8-5 £14.99 276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Pandemonium: Lost Souls 2012-08-15 ed. Anne C. Perry, Jared Shurin Jurassic London 978-0-9570392-9-2 £3.99 338
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Vincent Sammy  
Pandemonium: Lost Souls 2013-05-01 ed. Anne C. Perry, Jared Shurin Jurassic London 978-0-9576462-0-9 £7.99 338
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 Vincent Sammy  
Masterpieces of Mystery: Mystic-Humorous Stories 2015-07-01 ed. Joseph Lewis French CreateSpace 978-1-5147-7117-4 $9.99 142
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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