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Title: The Beautiful Suit Title Record # 68481
Author: H. G. Wells
Date: 1909-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published: Colliers Apr, 1909 as "A Moonlight Fable"
Synopsis: A young boy gets a very fine handcrafted suit as a gift from his mother, but is allowed to wear it only on very few occasions. One night he decides to wear it and goes out for a stroll ...
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Translations
Year Language Title
1930Translated by Lena Neumann
German Der schöne Anzug
1930Translated by Lena Neumann
German Der schöne Anzug [as by Herbert George Wells]
1969Translated by Ursula Spinner
German Der schöne Anzug

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1911-00-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons     xii+
574
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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.
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The Country of the Blind 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells Haldeman-Julius 161 $0.10 62
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
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Tales of Wonder 1923-00-00 H. G. Wells W. Collins Sons     249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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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
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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
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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories 1926-00-00 H. G. Wells Tauchnitz (Tauchnitz Collection of British and American Authors #4713) 4713   267
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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
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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.
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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  
The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1937-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran     vi+
1015
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The Favorite Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1937-00-00 H. G. Wells Doubleday, Doran     437
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Short Stories: First Series 1940-09-00 H. G. Wells Thomas Nelson & Sons (Teaching of English #221) 221   218
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1949-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   17/6 1038
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1957-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn   13/6 1148
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Magazine of Horror, September 1964 1964-09-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.   $0.50 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
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The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1965-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn     1038
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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.
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Der gestohlene Bazillus und acht andere Erzählungen 1969-00-00 H. G. Wells Diogenes     264
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The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells 1974-00-00 H. G. Wells Ernest Benn 0-510-40301-8 $12.50 vi+
1038
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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The Man Who Could Work Miracles 2006-12-01 H. G. Wells Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-00-4 £35.00 xiv+
363
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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.
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Short Ghost and Horror Collection 003 2009-06-15 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
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A Dream of Armageddon 2010-05-00 H. G. Wells Kessinger 978-1-161-41702-9 $30.95  
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Short Stories of H. G. Wells date unknown H. G. Wells Odhams Press     375
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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.
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Tales of Wonder date unknown H. G. Wells Collins / BCE     253
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