London, George Newnes, 1901. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy. Currey's second binding (B), being the second issued. Previously published in The Strand. Heavily influenced Lewis's Space Trilogy. [Carpenter, Inklings, p66; Clute & Nicholls (Stableford), p360]. Condition: Corners rubbed, slight lean, some bumping to the spine tips, W.H. Smith blindstamp to endpaper, collector's plate to front pastedown, binding a little pulled. [8127, Hyraxia Books].