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Title: The Truth About Pyecraft Title Record # 57476
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1903-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in The Strand Magazine, April 1903
Synopsis: An old Hindu recipe for a potion for losing weight turns out to be effective.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1923 The Truth of Pyecraft
Year Language Title
1905Translated by H. D. Davray & B. Kozakiewicz
French La vérité concernant Pyecraft
1910Translated by Gertrud Ingeborg Klett (often stated as "Gertrud J. Klett" or "Ingeborg Klett").
German Peycrafts Kur
1959Translated by Barbu Bereanu.
Romanian
Adevărul despre Pyecraft?Adevarul despre Pyecraft
1959Translated by Lydia Belinfante
Dutch De vermageringskuur
1961Translated by 宇野利泰 (Toshiyasu Uno)
Japanese
パイクラフトの話?Paikurafuto no Hanashi
[as by ]
1967Translated by an uncredited hand; the translation is distinct from the 1905 version by Davray and Kosakiewicz.
French La vérité concernant Pyecraft
1979Translated by Reinhild Böhnke
German Die Wahrheit über Pyecraft [as by Herbert George Wells]
1984 Portuguese A verdade sonre Pyecraft

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Strand Magazine, April 1903 1903-04-00 ed. Editors of The Strand Magazine George Newnes     120
octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag  
Twelve Stories and a Dream 1903-10-00 H. G. Wells Macmillan and Co.  
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).
377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Twelve Stories and a Dream 1905-04-08 H. G. Wells Charles Scribner's Sons  
$1.50?$: US dollar
331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
L'Illustration, November 4, 1905 (literary supplement) 1905-11-04 ed. Editors of L'Illustration L'Illustration     8
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Checkmark
Der gestohlene Bazillus und andere Geschichten 1910-00-00 H. G. Wells Julius Hoffmann  
M 4.00?M: East German mark
338
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1911-08-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons  
2/-?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).
xii+
574
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1913-08-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons (Nelson's Library)  
-/7?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).
xii+
574
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Country of the Blind 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #161) 161
$0.10?$: US dollar
62
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll Checkmark
Tales of Wonder 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons     249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Days of the Comet and Seventeen Short Stories 1925-00-00 H. G. Wells T. Fisher Unwin (The Works of H. G. Wells #10)     xiv+
652
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
In the Days of the Comet and Seventeen Short Stories 1925-00-00 H. G. Wells Charles Scribner's Sons (The Works of H. G. Wells #10)     xiv+
652
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn  
7/6?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).
1148
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1148
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-10-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1148
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1929-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran  
$5.00?$: US dollar
vi+
1015
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1929-00-00 H. G. Wells The Literary Guild      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1937-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran     vi+
1015
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1938-00-00 H. G. Wells Garden City Publishing Co.     vi+
1015
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Short Stories: First Series 1940-09-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons (Teaching of English #221) 221   218
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Truth About Pyecraft and Other Short Stories 1943-00-00 H. G. Wells Todd Publishing Co. (Polybooks)     16
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll  
The Truth About Pyecraft and Other Stories 1944-00-00 H. G. Wells Vallancey Press     16
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1947-00-00 H. G. Wells Longmans, Green and Co.     82
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  
Avon Fantasy Reader, [No. 1], 1947 1947-02-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Avon Book Co.  
$0.35?$: 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  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1948-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn  
17/6?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).
vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fancy Free 1949-04-00 ed. W. G. Bebbington George Allen & Unwin  
3/-?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).
ix+
131
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Book of Queer Stories 1950-00-00 ed. uncredited University of London Press     157
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  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1952-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications  
$3.95?$: US dollar
[10]+
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Sirchia Checkmark
Science Fiction and Reader's Guide 1954-06-00 ed. Marjorie Barrows Spencer Press     376
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Two Tales 1956-00-00 H. G. Wells A. Signorelli     57
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn  
13/6?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).
vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Short Stories 1958-09-25 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (Penguin Short Stories) 1310
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).
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.
coll  
De tijdmachine en andere verhalen 1959-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #427) 427   187
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Povestiri 1959-00-00 H. G. Wells ESPLA (Meridiane)     256
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Tall Short Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Eric Duthie Ace Books K-113
$0.50?$: 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 Mona Moore Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1960-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications T265   [10]+
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll dixon Checkmark
H・G・ウェルズ短篇集 I: 来たるべき世界の物語?H. G. Weruzu Tanpenshū 1: Kitarubeki Sekai no Monogatari
1961-09-00
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
( #3029)
    294
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  
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery 1962-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House     vii+
206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Banbery Checkmark
The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and Selected Short Stories 1963-00-00 H. G. Wells Platt & Munk (Platt & Munk Great Writers Collection)  
$2.95?$: US dollar
[14]+
514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Al Fiorentino Checkmark
Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1963-00-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books S414K
$0.75?$: US dollar
320
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 Checkmark
Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1963-06-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books S742
$0.75?$: US dollar
320
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 Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications T265
$4.50?$: US dollar
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 1310
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).
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.
coll Checkmark
Magazine of Horror, May 1964 1964-05-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.  
$0.50?$: 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 Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Oul de cristal 1965-11-08 H. G. Wells Editura Tineretului (
Colecţia SF (1st series)?Colectsia SF (1st series)
Colectia SF (1st series)
)
 
Lei 9?Lei: Romanian leu
413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. Mavrodin  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1966-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications T2?
$4.50?$: US dollar
[10]+
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1966-09-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn  
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).
vii+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Planète, # 32 January-February 1967 1967-01-00 ed. Editors of Planète
Denoël?Denoel
 
F6.50?F: French frank
210
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
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery 1968-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Puffin PS319
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).
223
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 Barry Wilkinson Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1968-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 1310
4/-?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).
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.
coll Harry Willock Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1973-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-001310-5
£0.45?£: UK pound
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.
coll Harry Willock  
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1974-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn 0-510-40301-8
$12.50?$: US dollar
vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fat 1974-00-00 ed. Kit Reed Bobbs-Merrill Company 0-672-51979-8
$7.95?$: US dollar
280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Golden Road 1974-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-21554-X
$8.95?$: US dollar
447
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joel Avirom Checkmark
The Golden Road 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01900-X
£3.00?£: UK pound
342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1977-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-001310-5
£0.80?£: UK pound
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.
coll Harry Willock Checkmark
De tijdmachine en andere verhalen 1978-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #1848) 90-274-0977-3   187
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 Studio Spectrum Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1979-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-001310-5   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.
coll  
Das Kristallei 1979-00-00 Herbert George Wells Reclam Leipzig (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek #813) RUB0813
M 2.50?M: East German mark
386+
[4]
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 Max Ernst Checkmark
Das Kristall-Ei 1979-09-00 H. G. Wells Zsolnay (H. G. Wells Edition #2) 3-552-03125-1
DM 24.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
286+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Doris Byer Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1981-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-001310-5
$3.95?$: 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.
coll Harry Willock Checkmark
The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine and Selected Short Stories 1981-01-00 H. G. Wells Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-41106-7
$5.95?$: US dollar
514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Vincent Di Fate  
Das Kristall-Ei 1981-10-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #20252) 3-548-20252-7
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
298
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 Checkmark
Over the Rainbow: Tales of Fantasy and Imagination 1983-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-86273-095-3   288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sarah Silcock  
The Science Fiction Weight-Loss Book 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, George R. R. Martin Crown Publishers 0-517-54978-6
$12.95?$: US dollar
v+
249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Janet Halverson Checkmark
Das Kristall-Ei 1983-08-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #20252) 3-548-20252-7
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
298
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 Checkmark
Over the Rainbow: Tales of Fantasy and Imagination 1984-00-00 ed. uncredited Cathay Books 0-86178-295-X   288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sarah Silcock  
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery 1984-00-00 ed. Robert Arthur Random House 0-394-86762-9
$2.50?$: US dollar
261
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 Robert Adragna  
De tijdmachine en andere verhalen 1984-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #2265) 90-274-1408-4   187
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 Checkmark
Coma e emagreça com ficção científica?Coma e emagreça com ficcao cientifica
1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Marco Zero 0-517-54978-6   324
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1987-00-00 H. G. Wells St. Martin's Press 0-312-15855-6
$19.95?$: US dollar
vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Das Kristallei 1987-00-00 Herbert George Wells Reclam Leipzig (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek #813) 3-379-00184-8
M 2.50?M: East German mark
386+
[4]
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 Max Ernst Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1988-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-008247-6
£3.95?£: UK pound
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.
coll Neil Breedon  
Short Stories 1990-00-00 H. G. Wells The Folio Society  
£14.95?£: UK pound
xvii+
262
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
De tijdmachine en andere verhalen 1993-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma SF & fantasy klassieken) 90-274-3284-8   243
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  
Meistererzählungen 1996-00-00 H. G. Wells Diogenes (detebe #22950) 3-257-22950-X
DM 16.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
270
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 Heinz Ita Checkmark
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1996-10-31 H. G. Wells Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 0-19-282827-4   xxxvii+
534
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  
Das Kristall-Ei 1998-03-00 H. G. Wells dtv 3-423-12428-8
DM 19.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
326
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 H. R. Giger  
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1998-08-00 H. G. Wells J. M. Dent 0-460-87964-2
£30.00?£: UK pound
xii+
883
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ideomancer, Vol. 1 Issue 6, June 2002 2002-06-00 ed. Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk Decadent Moon  
$0.00?$: US dollar
[27]
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2004-04-02 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 11870
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
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coll  
The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories 2006-01-10 H. G. Wells The Echo Library 1-84637-793-5
$14.99?$: US dollar
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  
Lovecraft's Weird Mysteries, #11 2006 2006-08-00 ed. John M. Navroth Arkham Press  
$5.00?$: US dollar
48
octavo?5.5" by 8.5" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Linda Navroth  
The Man Who Could Work Miracles 2006-12-01 H. G. Wells Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-00-4
£35.00?£: UK pound
xiv+
363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Selected Stories 2007-05-31 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-193711-3
£7.99?£: UK pound
 
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coll Kate Gibb  
The Country of the Blind and Other Selected Stories 2007-12-18 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-144198-6
£9.99?£: UK pound
xxxii+
432
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 Kate Gibb Checkmark
Twelve Stories and a Dream 2008-09-21 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 1743
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
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coll  
A Dream of Armageddon: The Complete Supernatural Tales 2009-00-00 H. G. Wells Fall River Press 978-1-4351-1583-5
$7.98?$: US dollar
xvi+
367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kazuhiko Nakamura Checkmark
A Dream of Armageddon 2009-01-00 H. G. Wells Cybraria  
$3.26?$: US dollar
 
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coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2010-03-23 H. G. Wells Waking Lion Press 978-1-4341-0292-8
$21.99?$: US dollar
398
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  
A Dream of Armageddon 2010-05-00 H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-161-41702-9
$30.95?$: US dollar
 
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Complete Short Story Omnibus 2011-04-00 H. G. Wells Gollancz 978-0-575-09524-3
£25.00?£: UK pound
959
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2013-01-17 H. G. Wells CreateSpace 978-1-4819-9061-5
$9.99?$: US dollar
310
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  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2013-07-29 H. G. Wells CreateSpace 978-1-4912-2057-3
$15.20?$: US dollar
576
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  
Twelve Stories and a Dream 2013-08-01 H. G. Wells Bottom of the Hill Publishing 978-1-4837-0299-5
$12.99?$: US dollar
178
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  
Avon Fantasy Reader No. 1, February 1947 2017-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Pulp Tales Press  
$8.95?$: US dollar
130
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".
anth Checkmark
The Crystal Egg and Other Stories 2017-01-09 H. G. Wells Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth Classics) 978-1-84022-739-0
£1.99?£: UK pound
xxx+
450
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 Carolyn Arcabascio  
The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories 2017-04-21 H. G. Wells Enhanced Media Publishing 978-1-365-89161-8
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
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coll  
The Time Machine 2020-06-05 H. G. Wells In Audio 978-1-4676-1058-2
$9.09?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Odhams Press     375
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery date unknown ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House 0-394-81226-3   vii+
206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Banbery Checkmark
A Dream of Armageddon date unknown H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-4191-0103-8
$21.95?$: US dollar
 
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coll  
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery date unknown ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House 0-394-91226-8   vii+
206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Banbery Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Dover Publications 0-486-20265-8
$7.50?$: US dollar
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Theodore Menten Checkmark
Tales of Wonder date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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