WELLS, H.G. 1866-1946.
The Time Machine: an Invention. London: William Heinemann, 1895. 8vo. Untrimmed in original cloth, covers lettered and blocked in purple, spine lettered in blue. Two or three pages with small smudges, endpapers slightly toned, spine slightly leaned.
First edition, mixed issue. With Currey's C binding, and with 32 pp of ads at rear as called for, but beginning with "The Manxman" not "The Open Question" and without reviews for The War of the Worlds. Currey p 524ff.