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Title: The Lord of the Dynamos Title Record # 54705
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1894-09-06
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published: Pall Mall Budget, 6th September 1894. Available on page 488, Bleiler (Gernsback).
Synopsis: The chief of a electricity plant is murdered by his companion because the latter believes the giant dynamo to be a god. There's no supernatural element. (Source: Stonecreek)
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1910Translated by Gertrud Ingeborg Klett (often stated as "Gertrud J. Klett" or "Ingeborg Klett").
German Der Herr der Dynamos
1962Translated by 宇野利泰 (Toshiyasu Uno)
Japanese
ダイナモの神?Dainamo no Kami
[as by ]
1964Translated by Werner Kortwich.
German Gott der Dynamos
1969 German Herrscher der Generatoren

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
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The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents 1896-03-00 H. G. Wells Methuen & Co.     275
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Thirty Strange Stories 1897-00-00 H. G. Wells Edward Arnold     vi+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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 Door in the Wall and Other Stories 1911-00-00 H. G. Wells Mitchell Kennerley     153
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1911-00-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons     xii+
574
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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.
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The Door in the Wall and Other Stories 1915-01-00 H. G. Wells Grant Richards     153
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Tales of Life and Adventure 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons 33 2/6 279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
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 Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   7/6 1148
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1148
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-10-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1148
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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.
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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.
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Amazing Stories, February 1929 1929-02-00 ed. Hugo Gernsback Experimenter Publishing Co.   $0.25 100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Frank R. Paul Checkmark
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.
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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 Time Machine: An Invention and Other Stories 1946-09-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 573 1/- 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.
coll Checkmark
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1949-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   17/6 1038
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Tales of Life and Adventure 1954-00-00 H. G. Wells Collins     254
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   13/6 1148
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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  
H・G・ウェルズ短篇集 III: モロー博士の島?H. G. Weruzu Tanpenshū 3: Morō Hakushi no Shima
1962-06-00
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
( #3035)
    219
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.
omni  
Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1963-00-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books S414K $0.75 320
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.
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Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1963-06-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books S742 $0.75 320
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
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.
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Stern der Vernichtung 1964-05-00 H. G. Wells Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #293) 293 DM 2.40 156
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 Heinrichs & Piloty Checkmark
Flammen über Astra 1964-05-29 Andre Norton Moewig (Terra #343) 343 DM 0.70 66
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".
novel Johnny Bruck Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1038
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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
Tales of Life and Adventure 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Collins     254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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.
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Stories from Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. G. D. Doherty Thomas Nelson & Sons (Reading Today)   £ x+
213
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Micklewright 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.
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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
Der gestohlene Bazillus und acht andere Erzählungen 1969-00-00 H. G. Wells Diogenes     264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tomi Ungerer 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.
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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.
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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
Stern der Vernichtung 1977-07-00 H. G. Wells Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3550) 3-453-30444-6 DM 3.80 156
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 Tony Roberts  
モロー博士の島?Morō Hakase no Shima
1977-11-00
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#266)
4-15-010266-X ¥340 297
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.
omni  
Stern der Vernichtung 1978-00-00 H. G. Wells Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3550) 3-453-30444-6 DM 3.80 156
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 Tony Roberts 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.
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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
The Door in the Wall and Other Stories 1980-00-00 H. G. Wells David R. Godine 0-87923-326-5   157
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Door in the Wall and Other Stories 1980-00-00 H. G. Wells David R. Godine 0-87923-327-3 $5.95 157
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 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
Das Kristall-Ei 1981-10-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #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 Bücher #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
Science Fiction Jubiläums Band: 25 Jahre Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1960-1985 1985-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4000) 3-453-31112-4 DM 12.80 796
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 Colin Hay 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.
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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  
Meistererzählungen 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  
Selected Stories of H. G. Wells 2004-07-00 H. G. Wells Modern Library (Modern Library Classics) 0-812-97075-6 $13.95 xvii+
399
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 Frank R. Paul  
The Door in the Wall and Other Stories 2005-07-22 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 456    
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 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  
The Man Who Could Work Miracles 2006-12-01 H. G. Wells Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-00-4 £35.00 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 978-0-14-193711-3 £7.99  
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 Selected Stories 2007-12-18 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (Penguin Classics) 978-0-14-144198-6 £9.99 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
A Dream of Armageddon: The Complete Supernatural Tales 2009-00-00 H. G. Wells Fall River Press 978-1-4351-1583-5 $7.98 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  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
A Dream of Armageddon 2010-05-00 H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-161-41702-9 $30.95  
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 £25.00 959
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 $9.99 310
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.
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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  
The Door in the Wall and Other Stories 2013-08-01 H. G. Wells Bottom of the Hill Publishing 978-1-4837-0288-9 $8.99 106
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 Crystal Egg and Other Stories 2017-01-09 H. G. Wells Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth Classics) 978-1-84022-739-0 £1.99 xxx+
450
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
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
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A Dream of Armageddon date unknown H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-4191-0103-8 $21.95  
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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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
Selected Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Modern Library (Modern Library Classics) 978-0-8129-7075-3 $14.95 xvii+
399
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 Frank R. Paul  
Tales of Life and Adventure date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
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