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Title: Pollock and the Porroh Man Title Record # 54811
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1895-05-23
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published: New Budget May 23, 1895.
Synopsis: Available on page 488, Bleiler (Gernsback).
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Translations
Year Language Title
1930Translated by Lena Neumann
German Pollock und der Porroh-Neger
1930Translated by Lena Neumann
German Pollock und der Porroh-Neger [as by Herbert George Wells]
1949Translated by A. Verhoeff
Dutch Pollock en de Medicijnman
1964Translated by C. A. G. van den Broek
Dutch Pollock en de Porroh

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID 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.
coll  
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  
Thirty Strange Stories 1898-00-00 H. G. Wells Harper & Brothers     vi+
504
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 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  
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  
Amazing Stories, February 1928 1928-02-00 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 Paul Checkmark
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 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  
Der Apfel vom Baum der Erkenntnis 1930-00-00 Herbert George Wells Zsolnay (Herbert George Wells: Gesammelte Werke in Einzelausgaben)   RM 6.00 371
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll George C. Beresford  
Ghost Stories, July 1930 1930-07-00 ed. Arthur B. Howland Good Story Magazine Co.   $0.25 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Dalton Stevens  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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.
coll  
Century of Thriller, Volume II 1937-00-00 ed. uncredited President Press     vi+
373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1944-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Modern Library G72 $2.95 xix+
1080
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Bar the Doors: Terror Stories 1946-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell (Dell Mapback) 143 $0.25 192
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 Gerald Gregg Checkmark
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1948-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   17/6 vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Voor en Na Middernacht: Zijnde Vijfendertig Spook en Griezelverhalen Alsmede Andere Fantastische Vertellingen 1949-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier     354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth J. F. Doeve  
Voor en Na Middernacht 1954-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. van Uden Checkmark
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   13/6 vi+
1038
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books (Pan Giant) X67 3/6 319
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 S. R. Boldero  
Spine Chillers: an Anthology of Mystery and Horror 1961-00-00 ed. Elizabeth Lee (anthologist) Elek   25/- 528
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Vóór Middernacht: De Beste Griezelverhalen 1961-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #E 83) E 83 ƒ1.50 159
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 Friso Henstra Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1962-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell F166 $0.50 192
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
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1963-02-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0436 $0.50 192
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  
The Valley of Spiders 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Fontana 1035 3/6 191
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  
Spookverhalen 1964-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum (Prisma #1030) 1030 ƒ1.50 187
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.
anth Otto Dicke 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  
The Inexperienced Ghost and Nine Other Stories 1965-02-00 H. G. Wells Bantam Pathfinder FP81 $0.50 167
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 Valley of Spiders 1965-08-00 H. G. Wells Fontana 1035   191
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  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1966-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0436 $0.50 192
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
Rod Serling's Devils and Demons 1967-02-00 ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books H3324 $0.60 viii+
212
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  
Rod Serling's Devils and Demons 1967-02-00 ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books H3324 $0.60 viii+
212
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  
Black Magic: 13 Chilling Tales 1967-05-00 ed. Don Ward Dell 0627 $0.60 252
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 Garrido Checkmark
Black Magic: 13 Chilling Tales 1968-12-00 ed. Don Ward Dell 0627 $0.60 252
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 Garrido Checkmark
The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories 1969-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10067-X 5/- 319
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
Black Magic: 13 Chilling Tales 1969-03-00 ed. Don Ward Dell 0627 $0.60 252
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 Garrido Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1971-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Hammond, Hammond & Co. 0-242-78551-4   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stein Checkmark
Rod Serling's Devils and Demons 1971-03-00 ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books S5821 $0.75 viii+
212
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
The Valley of Spiders 1972-09-00 H. G. Wells Fontana   £0.30 191
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  
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  
Literature of the Supernatural 1974-00-00 ed. Robert E. Beck McDougal, Littell & Co. 0-88343-124-6   192
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  
The Valley of Spiders 1974-05-00 H. G. Wells Fontana 0-00-613038-0 £0.35 191
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
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Book Club Associates CN 4361   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock's Bar the Doors 1977-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Mayflower 0-583-12080-6 £0.50 173
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
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53752-4 $14.95 xvi+
473
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53635-8 $8.95 xvi+
473
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 Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Der Apfel vom Baum der Erkenntnis 1980-09-00 H. G. Wells Zsolnay (H. G. Wells Edition #6) 3-552-03240-1 DM 24.00 270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Doris Byer Checkmark
65 Great Tales of Horror 1981-09-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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
65 Great Tales of Horror 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Der Apfel vom Baum der Erkenntnis 1982-10-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #20256) 3-548-20256-X DM 7.80 270
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 Theodor Bayer-Eynck Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Horror and Supernatural of the 19th Century 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Beaufort Books 0-8253-0128-9 $16.95 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Twelve Frights of Christmas 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Carol-Lynn Rössel Waugh Avon 0-380-75098-8 $3.50 263
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 Daly 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  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-00-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $21.00 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fuseli Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (revised) 1994-11-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Newmarket Press 1-55704-214-4 $16.00 viii+
343
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  
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  
Jim Baen's Universe, August 2006 2006-08-00 ed. Eric Flint Baen 1932093002 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag David Mattingly Checkmark
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  
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  
H. G. Wells: Tales of the Weird and Supernatural 2011-02-01 H. G. Wells Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-072-3 $14.95 260
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 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  
Thirty Strange Stories 2019-06-17 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 59774 $0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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  
The Twelve Frights of Christmas date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Carol-Lynn Rössel Waugh Avon 0-380-75098-8 $3.50 263
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 Daly  
Rod Serling's Devils and Demons date unknown ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books Q2580 $1.25 viii+
212
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
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  
The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10067-X £0.30 319
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  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Tales of Wonder date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-394-60446-6 $9.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sara Eisenmann Checkmark
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