London, Methuen, 1895. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy. 32pp catalogue dated Sept 1895 to rear. Wells' first collection, gathering 15 short pieces of fantasy and sf, mostly published earlier in the Pall Mall magazines. Some rubbing to the edges and a little marginal foxing to the leaves, encroaching furthur on a couple of leaves. Gilt a little rubbed. Some spotting to pastedowns. [8447, Hyraxia Books].