Book Condition: Very Good - Slight sunning to spine, some discoloration to the blue boards, age-darkened paper edges, a few specks of foxing in textblock. All twelve illustration plates present. Cover gold bright. Binding sound. A nice copy.
Authors: H. G. Wells
Edition: First edition
Publisher: The Bowen-Merrill Company
Features: First Edition, 1901. (precedes the UK edition by 1 month). 'Bowen Merrill' at base of spine panel. Title page printed in black and red. Twelve black and white illustrated plates, including the Frontispiece, by E. Hering. Blue cloth, gold title and framed moon and stars design to cover and moon and cloud design to spine. Title blind stamped back cover. 312 pages.
Interior Artist: E. Hering (Frontispiece and Illustration plates.)