Title: The Plattner Story

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Title: The Plattner Story Title Record # 54810
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1896-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published: The New Review Apr, 1896.(May 1896, according to notes in A Dream of Armageddon: The Complete Supernatural Tales p.365) Amazing Stories, July 1927, unsigned illustration.
Synopsis: Available on page 489, Bleiler (Gernsback).
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Translations
Year Language Title
1961Translated by 宇野利泰 (Toshiyasu Uno)
Japanese
プラトナーの話?Puratonā no Hanashi
[as by ]
1979Translated by Gunter Böhnke
German Plattners Geschichte [as by Herbert George Wells]
1979Translated by Utta Roy-Seifert
German Plattners Geschichte

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
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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The Plattner Story and Others 1897-03-00 H. G. Wells Methuen & Co.   6/- vii+
301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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 the Unexpected 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons   2/6 252
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 Obliterated Man and Other Stories 1925-12-14 H. G. Wells Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #926) 926 $0.05 63
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll  
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.
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  
Ghost Stories, June 1927 1927-06-00 ed. Harry A. Keller Constructive Pub. Corp.   $0.25 100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag  
Amazing Stories, July 1927 1927-07-00 ed. Hugo Gernsback Experimenter Publishing Co.   $0.25 108
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.
coll  
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  
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
Tales of the Unexpected 1954-00-00 H. G. Wells Collins     252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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
Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1960-08-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books S414K $0.35 320
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  
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  
Tales of the Supernatural 1962-07-00 ed. uncredited Panther 1397 2/6 124
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  
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
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.
coll  
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
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.
coll  
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
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
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
Works of H. G. Wells 1982-00-00 H. G. Wells Avenel Books 0-517-37153-7   x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Romas Kukalis Checkmark
Lost Souls: A Collection of English Ghost Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Jack Sullivan Ohio University Press 0-8214-0652-3 $25.95 430
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Lost Souls: A Collection of English Ghost Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Jack Sullivan Ohio University Press 0-8214-0653-1 $12.95 430
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  
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
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  
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  
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 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.
coll  
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  
Short Science Fiction Collection 23 2009-08-03 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
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.
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 Plattner Story and Others 2013-04-28 H. G. Wells Forgotten Books (Classic Reprint) 978-1-4400-5974-2 $10.18 350
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 Plattner Story and Others 2013-06-20 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 42989    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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 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.
coll  
Best Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown 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.
coll Checkmark
The Plattner Story and Others date unknown H. G. Wells Barnes & Noble Books / Google Books      
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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.
coll  
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 the Unexpected date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll 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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