WELLS, H. G. The First Men in the Moon. London: George Newnes, 1901. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and 11 plates. Original dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt (light stain to lower cover, corners a little bumped and rubbed). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Bromley Collection 175; Chappel p.10; Wells 18 (erroneously calling for 12 plates in addition to the frontispiece, rather than 11 as listed in the book); with the same author's Twelve Stories and a Dream (London, 1903) and The World Set Free (London, 1914), both FIRST EDITIONS in original cloth. (3)
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