London, Methuen, 1895. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine 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 bumping to the spine tips and a little rubbing, light offsetting to endpapers and a small bookseller's sticker. [8829, Hyraxia Books].