First Edition of H.G. Wells' Tales of Space and Time; Inscribed by Him with Two Drawings
Tales of Space and Time.
Item Number: 26047
London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1900.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, with 2 pages publisher’s advertisements at end. 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.