First Edition of H.G. Wells' Tales of Space and Time; Inscribed by Him with Two Drawings

  • Tales of Space and Time.
  • Tales of Space and Time.

Tales of Space and Time.

$9,800.00

Item Number: 26047

London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1900.

First edition of this collection of three short stories and two novellas. Octavo, original cloth, with 2 pages publisher’s advertisements at end. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “W.E. Henley with affectionate regards from H.G. Wells” along with an original drawing of Ugh-lomi and Eudena, the protagonists of A Story of the Stone Age, one of this volume’s five collected short stories. In very good condition with some toning to the spine.

Tales of Space and Time is a fantasy and science fiction collection of three short stories and two novellas written H. G. Wells between 1897 and 1898. It includes, The Crystal Egg, The Star, A Story of the Stone Age, A Story of the Days to Come and The Man who could Work Miracles.

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