London, MacMillan, 1903. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Collects 13 short speculative stories showcasing Wells' versatility. Some light bumping and rubbing to the spine tips and corners, and a little rubbing, but remarkably well preserved overall. A little spotting to the endpapers. 16pp ads to rear dated 20.09.03. [10707, Hyraxia Books].