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Title: A Dream of Armageddon Title Record # 57468
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1901-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the magazine Black and White, May/June 1901. May have inspired ''The War in the Air'', published in 1908. There are no protagonists or plot developments common to the two texts, though.
Synopsis: In a series of dreams a contemporary man envisions the outbreak of a future war mostly fought by aeroplanes.
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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 Ein Traum von Armageddon
1965Romanian translations by Victor Kernbach and C. Vonghizas.
Romanian Un vis apocaliptic
1979Translated by Reinhild Böhnke
German Ein Traum von Armageddon [as by Herbert George Wells]
1980Translated by B. ter Laat
Dutch De Droom van het Armageddon

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Twelve Stories and a Dream 1903-10-00 H. G. Wells Macmillan and Co.   3/6 377
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   $1.50 331
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 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.
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  
The Door in the Wall and Other Stories 1915-01-00 H. G. Wells Grant Richards     153
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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.
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The Invisible Man / The War of the Worlds / A Dream of Armageddon 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells T. Fisher Unwin (The Works of H. G. Wells #3)     xv+
492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, A Dream of Armageddon 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells T. Fisher Unwin     xiv+
492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Invisible Man / The War of the Worlds / A Dream of Armageddon 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells Charles Scribner's Sons (The Works of H. G. Wells #3)     xv+
492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Weird Tales, March 1926 1926-03-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
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 Andrew Brosnatch  
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.
coll  
The First Men in the Moon, The World Set Free and Short Stories 1930-00-00 H. G. Wells Odhams Press     376
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Stolen Body and Other Tales of the Unexpected 1931-00-00 H. G. Wells London Book Co.     254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Woman's Heart and Other Stories 1931-06-27 H. G. Wells Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #1660) 1660 $0.05 64
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
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 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.
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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  
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  
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
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 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  
The War of the Worlds / A Dream of Armageddon / The Land Ironclads 1968-00-00 H. G. Wells Heron Books     xxiii+
319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Nightmare Reader 1973-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-01710-4 £2.60 xv+
340
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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  
The Nightmare Reader: Volume Two 1976-04-00 ed. Peter Haining Pan Books 0-330-24786-7 £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
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  
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
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.
coll  
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  
Het Ei van Kristal: Acht Verhalen en een Droom 1980-00-00 H. G. Wells Bruna 90-229-7542-8   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.
coll Paul Lehr 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
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
Cosmos XXI: întîmplări dintr-un univers al păcii?Cosmos XXI: intimplari dintr-un univers al pacii
1987-00-00 ed. Alexandru Mironov, George Veniamin
Editura Politică?Editura Politica
    256
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth
Constantin Nițulescu?Constantin Nitulescu
Constantin Nitsulescu
 
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  
New Horizons: Yesterday's Portraits of Tomorrow 1999-03-00 ed. August Derleth Arkham House 0-87054-174-9 $24.95 xv+
299
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stephen E. Fabian Checkmark
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 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 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
Twelve Stories and a Dream 2008-09-21 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg 1743    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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 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 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  
Twelve Stories and a Dream 2013-08-01 H. G. Wells Bottom of the Hill Publishing 978-1-4837-0299-5 $12.99 178
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  
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  
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
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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