1899: Harper & Brothers, London,
First Edition. First edition. 8vo. 329pp. Dark red boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board. A very good+ copy with one tiny mark to front board o/w no marks. A hint of darkening to spine. Internally complete with no inscriptions. Some light scattered foxing. All plates present. An attractive copy.
A Dystopian novels about a man who sleeps for two hundred years, waking up in a completely transformed London where he has become the richest man in the world; he awakes to see his dreams fulfilled but the future is laid out with all its horrors.
Wells 15; Anatomy of Wonder p.77.