Bibliography

The following bibliography is compiled from many sources, some of them online, not the least of which is the H. P. Lovecraft Archive.

Title Date Written Date Published Notes
The Noble Eavesdropper 1897   nonextant
The Little Glass Bottle 1897    
The Secret Cave or John Lee's Adventure 1898    
The Mystery of the Graveyard 1898    
The Haunted House 1898/1902   nonextant
The Secret of the Grave 1898/1902   nonextant
John, the Detective 1898/1902   nonextant
The Mysterious Ship 1902    
The Beast in the Cave 21 Apr 1905 June 1918
The Vagrant, No. 7 , 113-20.
 
The Picture 1907   nonextant
The Alchemist 1908 November 1916
The United Amateur, 16, No. 4, 53-57.
his first publication
The Tomb Jun 1917 March 1922
The Vagrant, No. 14, 50-64.
this story marks his return to writing fiction
Dagon Jul 1917 November 1919
The Vagrant, No. 11, 23-29.
 
A Reminiscence of Dr. Samuel Johnson 1917    
Sweet Ermengarde 1917    
Polaris May? 1918 December 1920
The Philosopher, 1, No. 1 , 3-5.
 
The Mystery of Murdon Grange 1918   nonextant
The Green Meadow 1918/19 Spring 1927
The Vagrant, 188-95.
with Winifred V. Jackson
Beyond the Wall of Sleep 1919 October 1919
Pine Cones, 1, No. 6, 2-10.
 
Memory 1919 June 1919
The United Co-operative, 1, No. 2, 8.
 
Old Bugs 1919    
The Transition of Juan Romero 16 Sep 1919 Marginalia. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1944, 276-84.  
The White Ship Nov 1919 November 1919
The United Amateur, 19, No. 2, 30-33.
 
The Doom That Came to Sarnath 3 Dec 1919 June 1920
The Scot, No. 44, 90-8.
 
The Statement of Randolph Carter Dec 1919 May 1920
The Vagrant, No. 13, 41-48.
 
The Terrible Old Man 28 Jan 1920 July 1921
The Tryout, 7, No. 4, 10-14.
 
The Tree 1920 October 1921
The Tryout, 7, No. 7, 3-10.
 
The Cats of Ulthar 15 Jun 1920 November 1920
The Tryout, 6, No. 11, 3-9.
 
The Temple 1920 September 1925
Weird Tales, 6, No. 3, 329-36, 429-31.
 
Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family 1920 March 1921
The Wolverine, No. 9, 3-11.
 
The Street 1920? December 1920
The Wolverine, No. 8, 2-12.
 
Life and Death 1920?   lost
Poetry and the Gods 1920 September 1920
The United Amateur, 20, No. 1, 1-4.
with Anna Helen Crofts
Celephais early Nov 1920 May 1922
The Rainbow, No. 2, 10-12.
 
From Beyond 16 Nov 1920 June 1934
The Fantasy Fan, 1, No. 10, 147-51, 160.
 
Nyarlathotep early Dec 1920 November 1920
The United Amateur, 20, No. 2, 19-21.
 
The Picture in the House 12 Dec 1920 July 1919
The National Amateur, 41, No. 6, 246-49.
Publication delayed until 1921
The Crawling Chaos 1920/21 April 1921
The United Co-operative, 1, No. 3, 1-6.
with Winifred V. Jackson
Ex Oblivione 1920/21 March 1921
The United Amateur, 20, No. 4, 59-60.
 
The Nameless City Jan 1921 November 1921
The Wolverine, No. 11, 3-15.
 
The Quest of Iranon 28 Feb 1921 July-August 1935
The Galleon, 1, No. 5, 12-20.
 
The Moon-Bog Mar 1921 June 1926
Weird Tales, 7, No. 6, 805-10.
 
The Outsider 1921 April 1926
Weird Tales, 7, No. 4, 449-53.
 
The Other Gods 14 Aug 1921 November 1933
The Fantasy Fan, 1, No. 3, 35-38.
 
The Music of Erich Zann Dec 1921 March 1922
The National Amateur, 44, No. 4, 38-40.
 
Herbert West: Reanimator Sep 1921-mid 1922 February-July 1922
Home Brew, 1, No. 1 (February 1922), 19-25; 1, No. 2 (March 1922), 45-50; 1, No. 3 (April 1922), 21-26; 1, No. 4 (May 1922), 53-58; 1, No. 5 (June 1922), 45-50; 1, No. 6 (July 1922), 57-62.
 
Hypnos Mar 1922 May 1923
The National Amateur, 45, No. 5, 1-3.
 
What the Moon Brings 5 Jun 1922 May 1923
The National Amateur, 45, No. 5, 9.
 
Azathoth Jun 1922 1938
Leaves, 2: 107.
 
The Horror at Martin's Beach Jun 1922 November 1923
Weird Tales, 2, No. 4, 75-76, 83.
with Sonia H. Greene
The Hound Sep 1922 February 1924
Weird Tales, 3, No. 2, 50-52, 78.
 
The Lurking Fear Nov 1922 January-April 1923
Home Brew, 2, No. 6 (January 1923), 4-10; 3, No. 1 (February 1923), 18-23; 3, No. 2 (March 1923), 31-37, 44, 48; 3, No. 3 (April 1923), 35-42.
 
The Rats in the Walls Aug-Sep 1923 March 1924
Weird Tales, 3, No. 3, 25-31.
 
The Unnamable Sep 1923 July 1925
Weird Tales, 6, No. 1, 78-82.
 
Ashes 1923 March 1924
Weird Tales, 3, No. 3: 22-24.
with C. M. Eddy, Jr.
The Ghost-Eater 1923 April 1924
Weird Tales, 3, No. 4, 72-75.
with C. M. Eddy, Jr.
The Loved Dead 1923 May-July 1924
Weird Tales, 4, No. 2, 54-57.
with C. M. Eddy, Jr.
The Festival Oct 1923 January 1925
Weird Tales, 5, No. 1, 169-74.
 
Deaf, Dumb, and Blind 1924? April 1925
Weird Tales, 5, No. 4, 25-30, 177-79.
with C. M. Eddy, Jr.
Imprisoned with the Pharaohs Feb-Mar 1924 May 1924
Weird Tales
ghost-written for Harry Houdini
reprinted July 1939 as Under the Pyramids.
The Shunned House 16-19 Oct 1924 The Shunned House, Athol, MA: The Recluse Press, 1928, 9-59.  
The Horror at Red Hook 1-2 Aug 1925 January 1927
Weird Tales, 9, No. 1, 59-73.
 
He 11 Aug 1925 September 1926
Weird Tales, 8, No. 3, 373-80.
 
In the Vault 18 Sep 1925 November 1925
The Tryout, 10, No. 6, 3-17.
 
The Descendant 1926? 1938
Leaves, 2, 107-10.
 
Cool Air Mar 1926 March 1928
Tales of Magic and Mystery, 1, No. 4, 29-34.
 
The Call of Cthulhu Summer 1926 February 1928
Weird Tales, 11, No. 2, 159-78, 287.
 
Two Black Bottles Jul-Oct 1926 August 1927
Weird Tales, 10, No. 2, 251-58.
with Wilfred Blanch Talman
Pickman's Model 1926 October 1927
Weird Tales, 10, No. 4, 505-14.
 
The Silver Key 1926 January 1929
Weird Tales, 13, No. 1, 41-49, 144.
 
The Strange High House in the Mist 9 Nov 1926 October 1931
Weird Tales, 18, No. 3, 394-400.
 
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath Autumn? 1926-22 Jan 1927 Beyond the Wall of Sleep, Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943, 76-134.  
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward Jan-1 Mar 1927 May and July 1941
Weird Tales, 35, No. 9 (May 1941), 8-40; 35, No. 10 (July 1941), 84-121.
Originally titled The Madness Out of Time
The Colour Out of Space Mar 1927 September 1927
Amazing Stories, Vol. 2, No. 6, 557-67.
Lovecraft considered this to be his masterpiece
The Very Old Folk 2 Nov 1927    
The Last Test 1927 November 1928
Weird Tales, 12, No. 5, 625-56.
with Adolphe de Castro
History of the Necronomicon 1927 A History of the Necronomicon, Oakman, AL: The Rebel Press, 1938, 2-4.  
The Curse of Yig 1928 November 1929
Weird Tales, 14, No. 5, 625-36.
with Zealia Bishop
Ibid 1928    
The Dunwich Horror Summer 1928 April 1929
Weird Tales, 13, No. 4, 481-508.
 
The Electric Executioner 1929? August 1930
Weird Tales, 16, No. 2, 223-36.
with Adolphe de Castro
The Mound Dec 1929-early 1930 November 1940
Weird Tales, 35, No. 6, 98-120.
with Zealia Bishop
Medusa's Coil May 1930 January 1939
Weird Tales, 33, No. 1, 26-53.
with Zealia Bishop
The Whisperer in Darkness 24 Feb-26 Sep 1930 August 1931
Weird Tales, 18, No. 1, 32-73.
 
At the Mountains of Madness Feb-22 Mar 1931 February-April 1936
Astounding Stories, 16, No. 6 (February 1936), 8-32; 17, No. 1 (March 1936), 125-55; 17, No. 2 (April 1936), 132-50.
 
The Shadow Over Innsmouth Nov?-3 Dec 1931 The Shadow over Innsmouth, Everett, PA: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936, 13-158.td>  
The Trap late 1931 March 1932
Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror, 2, No. 1, 73-88.
with Henry S. Whitehead
The Dreams in the Witch-House Jan-28 Feb 1932 July 1933
Weird Tales, 22, No. 1, 86-111.
 
The Man of Stone 1932 October 1932
Wonder Stories, 4, No. 5, 440-45, 470.
with Hazel Heald
The Horror in the Museum Oct 1932 July 1933
Weird Tales, 22, No. 1, 49-68.
with Hazel Heald
Through the Gates of the Silver Key Oct 1932-Apr 1933 July 1934
Weird Tales, 24, No. 1, 60-85.
with E. Hoffmann Price
Winged Death 1933 March 1934
Weird Tales, 23, No. 3, 299-315.
with Hazel Heald
Out of the Aeons 1933 April 1935
Weird Tales, 25, No. 4, 478-96.
with Hazel Heald
The Thing on the Doorstep 21-24 Aug 1933 January 1937
Weird Tales, 29, No. 1, 52-70.
 
The Horror in the Burying-Ground 1933/35 May 1937
Weird Tales, 29, No. 5, 596-606.
with Hazel Heald
The Book late 1933? 1938
Leaves, 2: 110-12.
 
The Tree on the Hill May 1934 September 1940
Polaris, 4-11.
with Duane W. Rimel
The Battle that Ended the Century Jun 1934   with R. H. Barlow
The Shadow Out of Time Nov 1934-Mar 1935 June 1936
Astounding Stories, 17, No. 4, 110-54.
 
"Till A' the Seas" Jan 1935 Summer 1935
The Californian, 3, No. 1, 3-7.
with R. H. Barlow
Collapsing Cosmoses Jun 1935   with R. H. Barlow
The Challenge from Beyond Aug 1935   with C. L. Moore, A. Merritt, Robert E. Howard, and Frank Belknap Long
The Disinterment Sep 1935 Summer 1935
The Californian, 3, No. 1, 3-7.
with Duane W. Rimel
The Diary of Alonzo Typer Oct 1935 February 1938
Weird Tales, 31, No. 2, 152-66.
with William Lumley
The Haunter of the Dark Nov 1935 December 1936
Weird Tales, 28, No. 5, 538-53.
dedicated to R. H. Barlow
In the Walls of Eryx Jan 1936 October 1939
Weird Tales, 34, No. 4, 50-68.
with Kenneth Sterling
The Night Ocean Autumn? 1936 Winter 1936
The Californian, 4, No. 3, 41-56.
with R. H. Barlow
The Evil Clergyman 1937 April 1939
Weird Tales, 33, No. 4, 135-37.
may have been written Oct '33