Title: The Inexperienced Ghost

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Title: The Inexperienced Ghost Title Record # 68468
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1902-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published in The Strand Magazine, March 1902, under the title "The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost".
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1902 The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost
Year Language Title
1930 German Das unerfahrene Gespenst
1959 Dutch Het Stumperige Spook
1959 Portuguese O fantasma inexperiente
1968 German Das unerfahrene Gespenst
1968 German Das unerfahrene Gespenst [as by Herbert George Wells]
1979 French Un fantôme sans expérience

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  
Tales of the Unexpected 1924-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons   2/6 252 hc coll  
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  
Ghost Stories, August 1929 1929-08-00 ed. George Bond Constructive Pub. Corp.   $0.25 100 bedsheet mag Jean Oldham  
The First Men in the Moon, The World Set Free and Short Stories 1930-00-00 H. G. Wells Odhams Press     376 hc omni Checkmark
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1931-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1147 hc anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1932-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   5/- 1147 hc anth  
Tales of the Uncanny 1934-09-00 ed. H. Norman Evans World's Work (The Master Thriller Series #6)   1/- 128 pulp anth Youngman Conors  
The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries 1936-00-00 ed. J. M. Parrish, John R. Crossland Odhams Press     766 hc anth  
The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1937-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran     vi+
1015
hc coll  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1937-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   3/6 1147 hc anth  
The Pocket Book of Mystery Stories 1941-08-00 ed. Lee Wright Pocket Books (Pocket Book of Mystery Stories #117)     viii+
439
pb anth  
The Inexperienced Ghost 1943-00-00 H. G. Wells Todd Publishing     15 ph chap  
The Inexperienced Ghost and the New Accelerator 1944-00-00 H. G. Wells Vallancey Press     16 ph chap  
Best Ghost Stories 1945-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   9/6 360 hc anth Margaret Wolpe  
Short Stories 1948-00-00 ed. Henry Christ, Jerome Shostak Oxford Book Co.   $2.08 429 hc anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1948-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1147 hc anth  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1949-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   17/6 1038 hc coll  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1949-02-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1147 hc anth Checkmark
Seven Stories 1953-00-00 H. G. Wells Oxford University Press (English-Readers' Library)     148 hc coll  
Tales of the Unexpected 1954-00-00 H. G. Wells Collins     252 hc coll  
The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   13/6 1148 hc coll  
Best Ghost Stories 1957-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   15s. 360 hc anth Margaret Wolpe Checkmark
De Tijdmachine en Andere Verhalen 1959-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #427) #427   187 pb coll Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Os Melhores Contos Fantásticos 1959-00-00 ed. Eurico da Costa Arcádia (Colecção "Antologia" #6)     178 hc anth Santiago Areal Checkmark
Best Ghost Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions)   6/6 360 tp anth  
Magazine of Horror, August 1963 1963-08-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.   $0.50 132 digest mag Checkmark
The Valley of Spiders 1964-00-00 H. G. Wells Fontana #1035 3/6 191 pb coll  
The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1038 hc coll  
Horror Omnibus 1965-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer W. H. Allen   25/- 317 hc anth  
The Inexperienced Ghost and Nine Other Stories 1965-02-00 H. G. Wells Bantam Pathfinder #FP81 $0.50 167 pb coll Checkmark
The Valley of Spiders 1965-08-00 H. G. Wells Fontana #1035   191 pb coll  
Horror Omnibus 1966-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer Panther #2158 5/- 282 pb anth  
Thin Air: An Anthology of Ghost Stories 1966-10-00 ed. Alan C. Jenkins Blackie   15/- 412 hc anth  
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1967-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Hamish Hamilton   18/- 237 hc anth  
The Armada Ghost Book 1967-00-00 ed. Christine Bernard Armada #C197 2/6 159 pb anth Chris D'Achille  
Verhalen Omnibus 1967-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum     924 hc anth Friso Henstra Checkmark
A Gathering of Ghosts 1970-00-00 ed. Seon Manley, Gogo Lewis Funk & Wagnalls     217 hc anth  
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1971-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Puffin 0-14-030506-8   238 pb anth  
Horror: Gruselgeschichten aus alter und neuer Zeit 1971-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer Büchergilde Gutenberg 3-7632-1522-0 DM 14.80 326 hc anth Günther Stiller Checkmark
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1972-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Puffin 0-14-030506-8   238 pb anth  
Thin Air 1972-01-00 ed. Alan C. Jenkins Blackie 0-216-89345-3 £2.50 384 hc anth  
The Valley of Spiders 1972-09-00 H. G. Wells Fontana   £0.30 191 pb coll  
Ghosts, Spooks and Spectres 1973-00-00 ed. Charles Molin Puffin 0-14-030506-8 £0.30 238 pb 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 coll  
A Little Night Reading: Twenty Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 1974-00-00 ed. Dave Allen Schlesinger Yeatman Ltd 0-85093-191-6   315 hc anth  
The Valley of Spiders 1974-05-00 H. G. Wells Fontana 0-00-613038-0 £0.35 191 pb coll Checkmark
A Little Night Reading 1975-09-00 ed. Dave Allen Orbit 0-86007-863-9 £0.75 314 pb anth  
Ghosts and Ghastlies 1976-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-01210-7   179 hc anth Bill Prosser  
14 of My Favorite in Suspense 1976-06-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell #3630 $1.50 286 pb anth  
Ten Ghost Stories 1978-00-00 ed. R. A. Banks Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-23163-7   xv+
141
tp anth  
Supernatural 1978-00-00 ed. James Gibson, Alan Ridout John Murray 0-7195-3505-0 £0.85 122 tp anth  
1st Armada Ghost Book 1978-00-00 ed. Christine Bernard Armada 0-00-690378-9 £0.50 158 pb anth  
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
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1978-04-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc omni Checkmark
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1979-01-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc omni Checkmark
Histoires terribles de revenants 1979-04-00 ed. Jean-Baptiste Baronian Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Histoires fantastiques) 2-7024-0862-1   266 tp anth Georges Raimondo  
Der Apfel vom Baum der Erkenntnis 1980-09-00 H. G. Wells Zsolnay (H. G. Wells Edition) 3-552-03240-1 DM 24.00 270 hc coll  
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 1981-07-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7   vii+
514+
[1]
hc omni Checkmark
Tales from Beyond the Grave 1982-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1798-4 £2.99 377 hc anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
De Beste Science Fiction Verhalen 1982-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester, Peter Loeb K-Tel (The Golden Label) 90-349-0151-3   240 tp anth Checkmark
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 coll Theodor Bayer-Eynck Checkmark
Ghost Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Susan Hill Hamish Hamilton 0-241-11102-1 £7.95 254 hc anth  
Nightcaps and Nightmares 1983-05-00 ed. Peter Haining William Kimber 0-7183-0269-9 £6.50 204 hc anth Ionicus  
De Tijdmachine en Andere Verhalen 1984-00-00 H. G. Wells Het Spectrum (Prisma #2265) 90-274-1408-4   187 pb coll Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1984-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006800-7 £4.95 512 tp anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006800-7 £4.95 512 tp anth Steve Crisp  
Dark Banquet: A Feast of 12 Great Ghost Stories 1985-10-00 ed. Lincoln Child St. Martin's Press 0-312-18233-3 $15.95 255 hc anth  
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  
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006800-7 £5.95 512 tp anth Steve Crisp  
Tales from Beyond the Grave 1989-00-00 ed. uncredited Gallery 0-8317-8628-0 $6.98 377 hc anth Mick Brownfield  
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-85471-001-X £4.99 512 hc anth Steve Crisp  
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
The Inexperienced Ghost 1998-05-00 H. G. Wells Books of Wonder 0-929605-82-9 $5.95 56 tp coll Jeff White  
One Dark Night: 13 Masterpieces of the Macabre 2000-09-00 ed. Kathleen Blease Ballantine Books 0-345-44044-7 $10.00 xiii+
206
tp anth Checkmark
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells 2005-05-00 H. G. Wells Castle Books 0-89009-208-7 $9.99 [vii]+
514
hc omni  
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (Revised + expanded) 2005-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Robinson 1-84529-185-9 £7.99 xiv+
689
tp anth Joe Roberts  
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (Revised + expanded) 2005-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1603-7 $13.95 xiv+
689
tp anth Joe Roberts 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 coll  
The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories 2007-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Robinson 1-84529-476-9 £7.99 xxi+
582
tp anth Joe Roberts  
The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories 2007-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1960-5 $13.95 xxi+
582
tp anth Joe Roberts Checkmark
Ghost Story Collection 005 2008-06-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download anth  
Twelve Stories and a Dream 2008-09-21 H. G. Wells Project Gutenberg #1743     ebook coll  
Das Haus hinter Mitternacht 2008-11-00 ed. Wolfgang Spreckelsen Fischer / Fischer Taschenbuch (Die Bücher mit dem blauen Band) 978-3-596-85341-0 €17.90 281 hc anth Isabel Klett 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 coll Kazuhiko Nakamura Checkmark
The Book of Ghosts 2009-00-00 ed. Michael Hague, Devon Hague HarperCollins 978-0-688-14008-3 $19.99 144 hc anth Jeanne L. Hogle , Michael Hague  
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  
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 coll  
Complete Short Story Omnibus 2011-04-00 H. G. Wells Gollancz 978-0-575-09524-3 £25.00 959 hc coll Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories 2011-07-19 ed. Peter Haining Robinson 978-1-78033-364-9 £3.98   ebook anth  
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  
A Dream of Armageddon date unknown H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-4191-0103-8 $21.95   tp coll  
Tales of the Unexpected date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     252 hc coll Checkmark
The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Castle Books 978-0-89009-208-8   [vii]+
514
hc omni Checkmark
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