Title: The Truth About Pyecraft

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Title: The Truth About Pyecraft Title Record # 57476
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1903-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in The Strand Magazine, April 1903
Synopsis: An old Hindu recipe for a potion for losing weight turns out to be effective.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1923 The Truth of Pyecraft
Year Language Title
1905 French La vérité concernant Pyecraft
1910 German Peycrafts Kur
1959 Romanian Adevărul despre PyecraftQuestion mark
1959 Dutch De Vermageringskuur
1961 Japanese パイクラフトの話Question mark [as by H・G・ウエルズQuestion mark]
1967 French La vérité concernant Pyecraft
1979 German Die Wahrheit über Pyecraft

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Twelve Stories and a Dream 1903-00-00 H. G. Wells Macmillan and Co.   3/6 377 hc coll  
The Strand Magazine, April 1903 1903-04-00 ed. Editors of the Strand Magazine         unknown mag  
L'Illustration, November 4, 1905 (literary supplement) 1905-11-04 ed. Editors of L'Illustration L'Illustration     8 A4 mag Checkmark
Der gestohlene Bazillus und andere Geschichten 1910-00-00 H. G. Wells Julius Hoffmann   Mark 4.00 338 hc coll Checkmark
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1911-00-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons     xii+
574
hc coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1913-00-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons   -/7 574 hc coll  
The Country of the Blind 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells Haldeman-Julius #161 $0.10 62 ph coll Checkmark
Tales of Wonder 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons     249 hc coll  
In the Days of the Comet and Seventeen Short Stories 1925-00-00 H. G. Wells T. Fisher Unwin (The Works of H. G. Wells #10)     xiv+
652
hc omni  
In the Days of the Comet and Seventeen Short Stories 1925-00-00 H. G. Wells Charles Scribner's Sons (The Works of H. G. Wells #10)     xiv+
652
hc omni  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   7/6 1148 hc coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1148 hc coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1927-10-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1148 hc coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1929-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran   $5.00 vi+
1015
hc coll  
The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1937-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran     vi+
1015
hc coll  
The Truth About Pyecraft and Other Short Stories 1943-00-00 H. G. Wells Todd Publishing     16 ph coll  
The Truth About Pyecraft and Other Stories 1944-00-00 H. G. Wells Vallancey Press     16 ph coll  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1947-00-00 H. G. Wells Longmans, Green and Co.     82 pb coll  
Avon Fantasy Reader, [No. 1], 1947 1947-02-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Avon Book Co.   $0.35 132 digest mag  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1949-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   17/6 1038 hc coll  
Fancy Free 1949-04-00 ed. W. G. Bebbington George Allen & Unwin   3/- ix+
131
hc anth  
A Book of Queer Stories 1950-00-00 ed. uncredited University of London Press     157 pb anth  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1952-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications   $3.95 [10]+
915
hc coll John Sirchia Checkmark
Science Fiction and Reader's Guide 1954-06-00 ed. Marjorie Barrows Spencer Press     376 hc anth Checkmark
Two Tales 1956-00-00 H. G. Wells A. Signorelli     57 ph coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   13/6 1148 hc coll  
Selected Short Stories 1958-09-25 H. G. Wells Penguin Books #1310 3/6 352 pb coll  
De Tijdmachine en Andere Verhalen 1959-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #427) #427   187 pb coll Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Povestiri 1959-00-00 H. G. Wells ESPLA (Meridiane)     256 unknown coll  
Tall Short Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Eric Duthie Ace Books #K-113 $0.50 352 pb anth Mona Moore Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1960-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications #T265   [10]+
915
hc coll dixon Checkmark
Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1960-08-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books #S414K $0.35 320 pb coll  
H・G・ウェルズ短篇集 I: 来たるべき世界の物語Question mark 1961-09-00 H・G・ウエルズQuestion mark 早川書房Question mark (ハヤカワ・ファンタジーQuestion mark #3029)     294 tp coll  
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery 1962-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House     vii+
206
hc anth Fred Banbery  
The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and Selected Short Stories 1963-00-00 H. G. Wells Platt & Munk (Platt & Munk Great Writers Collection)   $2.95 [14]+
514
hc omni Al Fiorentino Checkmark
Best Stories of H. G. Wells 1963-06-00 H. G. Wells Ballantine Books #S742 $0.75 320 pb coll Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications #T265 $4.50 915 hc coll Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books #1310 3/6 352 pb coll Checkmark
Magazine of Horror, May 1964 1964-05-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.   $0.50 132 digest mag Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1038 hc coll  
Oul de cristal 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Editura Tineretului (Colecţia SF (1st series)Question mark)     413 hc coll H. Mavrodin  
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells 1966-00-00 H. G. Wells Dover Publications #T2? $4.50 [10]+
915
hc coll Checkmark
Planète, # 32 January-February 1967 1967-01-00 ed. Editors of Planète Denoël   F6.50 210 digest mag Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery 1968-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Puffin #PS319 5/- 223 pb anth Barry Wilkinson Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1968-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books #1310 4/- 352 pb coll Harry Willock Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1973-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-001310-5 £0.45 352 pb coll Harry Willock  
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 coll  
The Golden Road 1974-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-21554-X $8.95 447 hc anth Joel Avirom Checkmark
The Golden Road 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01900-X £3.00 342 hc anth Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1977-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-001310-5 £0.80 352 pb coll Harry Willock Checkmark
De Tijdmachine en Andere Verhalen 1978-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #1848) 90-274-0977-3   187 pb coll Studio Spectrum Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1979-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-001310-5   352 pb coll  
Das Kristall-Ei 1979-00-00 H. G. Wells Zsolnay (H. G. Wells Edition) 3-552-03125-1 DM 24.00 285 hc coll  
Das Kristallei 1979-00-00 H. G. Wells Reclam Leipzig (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek #813) #RUB0813 M 2.50 386+
[4]
pb coll Friederike Pondelik  
Selected Short Stories 1981-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) 0-14-001310-5 $3.95 352 pb coll Harry Willock Checkmark
The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine and Selected Short Stories 1981-01-00 H. G. Wells Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-41106-7 $5.95 514 hc omni Vincent Di Fate  
Das Kristall-Ei 1981-10-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #20252) 3-548-20252-7 DM 7.80 298 pb coll Checkmark
Over the Rainbow 1983-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-86273-095-3   288 hc anth Sarah Silcock  
Das Kristall-Ei 1983-00-00 H. G. Wells Ullstein (Ullstein Bücher #20252) 3-548-20252-7 DM 7.80 298 pb coll Checkmark
The Science Fiction Weight-Loss Book 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, George R. R. Martin Crown Publishers 0-517-54978-6 $12.95 v+
249
hc anth Janet Halverson Checkmark
De Tijdmachine en Andere Verhalen 1984-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #2265) 90-274-1408-4   187 pb 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 coll  
Das Kristallei 1987-00-00 H. G. Wells Reclam Leipzig (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek #813) 3-379-00184-8 M 2.50 386+
[4]
pb coll Friederike Pondelik Checkmark
Selected Short Stories 1988-00-00 H. G. Wells Penguin Books 0-14-008247-6 £3.95 352 pb coll Neil Breedon  
De Tijdmachine en Andere Verhalen 1993-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma SF & Fantasy Klassieken) 90-274-3284-8   243 unknown coll  
Meistererzählungen 1996-00-00 H. G. Wells Diogenes (detebe #22950) 3-257-22950-X DM 16.80 270 pb coll Heinz Ita Checkmark
Das Kristall-Ei 1998-03-00 H. G. Wells dtv 3-423-12428-8 DM 19.90 326 pb coll H. R. Giger  
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 2004-04-02 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg #11870     ebook coll  
Lovecraft's Weird Mysteries, #11 2006 2006-08-00 ed. John M. Navroth Arkham Press   $5.00 48 octavo mag Linda Navroth  
The Man Who Could Work Miracles 2006-12-01 H. G. Wells Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-00-4 £35.00 xiv+
363
hc 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 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 coll Kate Gibb Checkmark
Twelve Stories and a Dream 2008-09-21 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg #1743     ebook 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 coll Kazuhiko Nakamura Checkmark
A Dream of Armageddon 2009-01-00 H. G. Wells Cybraria   $3.26   ebook coll  
A Dream of Armageddon 2010-05-00 H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-161-41702-9 $30.95   hc coll  
Complete Short Story Omnibus 2011-04-00 H. G. Wells Gollancz 978-0-575-09524-3 £25.00 959 hc 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 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 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 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 coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Odhams Press     375 hc coll  
Best Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Ballantine Books #S414K $0.75 320 pb coll Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery date unknown ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House 0-394-81226-3   vii+
206
hc anth Fred Banbery Checkmark
A Dream of Armageddon date unknown H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-4191-0103-8 $21.95   tp coll  
Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery date unknown ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House 0-394-91226-8   vii+
206
hc anth Fred Banbery Checkmark
28 Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Dover Publications 0-486-20265-8 $7.50 915 hc coll Theodore Menten Checkmark
Tales of Wonder date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     253 hc coll Checkmark
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