First edition. 8vo. 304pp. Green boards. First Issue Currey "A" binding with gilt lettered "Cassell" at foot of spine & printer's code of "F.200.123" on p.304. Buff dustwrapper with purple lettering. A fine copy with clean boards; very slight bumping to bottom corner. Internally clean and fresh. No inscriptions. Tiny retailers stamp to corner of front endpaper. No marks to textblock edges. The very good+ dustwrapper is complete. Mild toning to spine & a few short closed tears. Original price of 7/6net on spine. An attractive copy of the first issue.
Referred to by Wells as a "scientific fantasy" - featuring a utopia located in a parallel universe.
Wells (80). Wells Society 85. Currey p.521.