London, Arthur Pearson, 1897. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A good copy. One of Wells' most famous and memorable novels. A primary work of science fiction. 'Arguably, the last of Wells' book to have retained wide-spread cultural currency today' [Roberts, History of SF, p149]. An imporatant book. Spine tips and corners bumped and worn, spine toned and a little mottled. Internally toned, as usual, but tight and in decent shape. 2pp ads to rear, first page of text misnumbered '2'. [7208, Hyraxia Books].