Signed Limited Edition of the Works of H.G. Wells; Finely Bound

  • The Works of H.G. Wells.
  • The Works of H.G. Wells.
  • The Works of H.G. Wells.
  • The Works of H.G. Wells.
  • The Works of H.G. Wells.

The Works of H.G. Wells.

Item Number: 18094

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1924-27.

The Atlantic edition, one of 1,050 copies, signed by H.G. Wells in volume one. Octavo, 28 volumes. Bound in three-quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. Frontispiece illustrations including author portrait in volume one. In fine condition.

H.G. Wells is best remembered for his science fiction novels, and is called the father of science fiction, along with Jules Verne. His most notable works include The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898).