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Title: ∆pyornis Island Title Record # 54603
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1894-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the Pall Mall Budget. Locus attributes it to the 27 December 1894 edition. Other sources, including the Complete Short Story Omnibus, attribute it to the 13 December 1894 edition. Amazing Stories, October 1927, illustrated by Frank R. Paul.
Synopsis: Available on page 488, Bleiler (Gernsback).
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Year Title
1894 Aepyornis Island
Year Language Title
1910Translated by Gertrud Ingeborg Klett (also credited sometimes as "Gertrud J. Klett" or "Ingeborg Klett")
German Die ńpyornis-Insel
1910Translated by Gertrud Ingeborg Klett (sometimes stated as "Gertrud J. Klett" or "Ingeborg Klett")
German Die ńpyornis-Insel [as by Herbert George Wells]
1965Romanian translations by Victor Kernbach and C. Vonghizas.
Romanian Insula aepyronilor

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 1895-09-00 H. G. Wells Methuen & Co.     275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 1896-03-00 H. G. Wells Methuen & Co.     275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Thirty Strange Stories 1897-00-00 H. G. Wells Edward Arnold     vi+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Der gestohlene Bazillus und andere Geschichten 1910-00-00 H. G. Wells Julius Hoffmann   M 4.00 338
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1911-00-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons     xii+
574
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1913-00-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons   -/7 574
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Wonder 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons     249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Time Machine, The Wonderful Visit and Other Stories 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells T. Fisher Unwin (The Works of H. G. Wells #1)     xxiii+
467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Time Machine, The Wonderful Visit and Other Stories 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells Charles Scribner's Sons (The Works of H. G. Wells #1)     xxiii+
467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Stolen Bacillus and Other Stories 1925-12-21 H. G. Wells Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #927) 927 $0.05 64
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   7/6 1148
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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.
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Amazing Stories, October 1927 1927-10-00 ed. Hugo Gernsback Experimenter Publishing Co.   $0.25 96
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Paul Checkmark
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.
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1929-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran   $5.00 vi+
1015
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Thrillers 1929-00-00 ed. uncredited Edward J. Clode     313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 1930-00-00 H. G. Wells Macmillan and Co.   6/- 175
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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 Favorite Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1937-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran     437
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1949-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   17/6 1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1952-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications   $3.95 [10]+
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Sirchia Checkmark
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   13/6 1148
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Short Stories 1958-09-25 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 1310 3/6 352
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  
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
Journeys in Science Fiction 1961-00-00 ed. Richard L. Loughlin, Lilian M. Popp Globe Book Company   $3.52 655+
[1]
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anth  
Journeys in Science Fiction 1961-00-00 ed. Richard L. Loughlin, Lilian M. Popp Globe Book Company   $3.76 655+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications T265 $4.50 915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 1310 3/6 352
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
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.
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The Cone 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Fontana 1125 3/6 160
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
Oul de cristal 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Editura Tineretului (
Colecţia SF (1st series)?Colectsia SF (1st series)
Colectia SF (1st series)
)
    413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. Mavrodin  
Best Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1966-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications   $1.50 vi+
303
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  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1966-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications T2? $4.50 [10]+
915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1966-00-00 H. G. Wells Peter Smith Publisher   $3.75 vi+
303
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  
Selected Short Stories 1968-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 1310 4/- 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
Monster Mix 1968-06-00 ed. Robert Arthur Mayflower-Dell 5797 $0.60 284
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 Oscar Liebman Checkmark
Strange Beasts and Unnatural Monsters 1968-08-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Fawcett Crest R1166 $0.60 224
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
Monster Mix 1968-08-00 ed. Robert Arthur Mayflower-Dell 5797 $0.60 284
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
Selected Short Stories 1973-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-001310-5 £0.45 352
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  
Thirty Strange Stories 1974-00-00 H. G. Wells Causeway Books 0-88356-028-3   504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1974-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn 0-510-40301-8 $12.50 vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Short Stories 1977-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-001310-5 £0.80 352
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
Empire of the Ants and 8 Other Science Fiction Stories 1977-08-00 H. G. Wells Tempo Books / Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-14455-7 $1.25 187
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.
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The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1978-04-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni 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 2.50 386+
[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
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1979-01-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Das Kristall-Ei 1979-09-00 H. G. Wells Zsolnay (H. G. Wells Edition #2) 3-552-03125-1 DM 24.00 286+
[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 $3.95 352
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 Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1981-07-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Das Kristall-Ei 1981-10-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein BŁcher #20252) 3-548-20252-7 DM 7.80 298
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
Das Kristall-Ei 1983-08-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein BŁcher #20252) 3-548-20252-7 DM 7.80 298
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
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1986-08-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1987-00-00 H. G. Wells St. Martin's Press 0-312-15855-6 $19.95 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 2.50 386+
[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 £3.95 352
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  
The Oxford Book of Adventure Stories 1996-00-00 ed. Joseph Bristow Oxford University Press 0-19-282509-7   xxvi+
410
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 Howard Pyle Checkmark
Meistererzšhlungen 1996-00-00 H. G. Wells Diogenes (detebe #22950) 3-257-22950-X DM 16.80 270
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
Thirty Strange Stories 1998-03-00 H. G. Wells Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0488-8 $12.95 x+
406
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 19.90 326
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 Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2004-04-02 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 11870    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 2004-06-24 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 12750    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 2005-05-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7 $9.99 [vii]+
514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 2006-01-01 H. G. Wells The Echo Library 1-84637-515-0 $7.99 88
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  
Complete Short Story Omnibus 2011-04-00 H. G. Wells Gollancz 978-0-575-09524-3 £25.00 959
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2013-01-17 H. G. Wells CreateSpace 978-1-4819-9061-5 $9.99 310
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 Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 2013-02-14 H. G. Wells CreateSpace 978-1-4825-4859-4 $6.99 86
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 $15.20 576
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  
The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 2013-08-01 H. G. Wells Bottom of the Hill Publishing 978-1-4837-0297-1 $9.99 112
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  
Best Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 2018-05-16 H. G. Wells Dover Publications 978-0-486-82560-1 $14.95 384
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.
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Odhams Press     375
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Best Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Dover Publications 0-486-21531-8 $2.25 vi+
303
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 Checkmark
Tales of Wonder date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Castle Books 978-0-89009-208-8   [vii]+
514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Dover Publications 0-486-20265-8 $7.50 915
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Theodore Menten Checkmark
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