The War Of the Worlds

by Wells, H G

The War of the Worlds (1898) is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells describing an invasion of late Victorian England by Martians equipped with advanced weaponry. It is a seminal depiction of an alien invasion of Earth. The novel is narrated by an unnamed writer of scientific articles. Throughout the narrative he struggles to reunite with his wife, while witnessing the Martians rampaging through the southern English counties. The plot has been related to invasion literature of the time.

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by Wells, H. G

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New York / London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1900. Hardcover. Good/Missing. Early printing of First American Edition. Harper & Brothers, 1900; dated 1900 on title page, no later printings indicated; 291, [2 ads] pp. + 8 illustrated plates. G+/VG- hardcover, missing the dust jacket. Binding is sturdy and fully intact; light wear to edges and corners of red… Read more about this item
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Dalmatian Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 2005. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. 1403717168 . Black full leather boards with four raised bands, gilt embellishments, all edges gilt with attached ribbon bookmark. A fine gift quality copy of this classic title. ; MCF04451; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pp .
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London: William Heinemann , 1898. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. No publisher's ads. Cloth. viii, 303 pages. Minor wear to binding, spine darkened. Front hinge cracked, a couple of pages have corner creases. A solid copy of this cornerstone of science fiction.
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Softcover. 285 pp. Scholastic Book Services, New York (1968). First printing of this paperback edition. "First Printing.... January, 1968" on CP. Number T1118; 50-cent cover price. No markings or flaws to pages. Some light soiling of covers and spine. One-inch separation between spine and front cover at top of spine. Rare edition. More photos upon request. Shipped in a… Read more about this item
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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, Heinemann, 1898, first edition, some age toning to the top page edges, else a bright vg+/near fine copy. Most uncommon thus. Laid in is a fine 3 page, 135 word holograph letter SIGNED by Wells to Jane Barr on his EASTON GLEBE, DUNMOW residential stationery concerning a snafu with her letter and its subsequent… Read more about this item
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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first issue of this science fiction cornerstone. Octavo, original gray cloth lettered in black. Currey's state (A) with 16 pages publisher's advertisements at end dated Autumn 1897. In fine condition. Accompanied by an autograph letter signed by and entirely in the hand of H.G. Wells. On Wells; Spade House Sandgate letterhead, the letter… Read more about this item
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London: William Heinemann,, 1898. Across the gulf of space, they slowly and surely drew their plans against us First edition, first issue of Wells's novel, a foundational work of modern science fiction, in which the author redeploys the conventions of the invasion-scare genre to imagine a force of seemingly invincible Martians. The story was suggested by the author's brother,… Read more about this item
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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first issue of this science fiction cornerstone. Octavo, original grey cloth lettered in black. Currey's state (A) with 16 pages publisher's advertisements at end dated Autumn 1897. In near fine condition, small name to the front free endpaper and title. An exceptional example. "The War of the Worlds is a tour de force… Read more about this item
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New York, New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1974. MMPB. Good+. Later Printing At first they thought it was a falling star...then it landed, and Things began to emerge: ugly, tentacled monsters that saw men, not as slaves, but as food... ** mid-70s kids' edition of the SF classic, SBS book TK 1030. Cover art by Fred Burrell. Sturdy… Read more about this item
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Heinemann, London, 1913. Heinemann's Sevenpenny Novels Edition reprint. Hardcover. Fair Condition. Size: 12mo <7 3/4". 192 pp. Hinges cracked. Spine slightly faded. Text block sits a little low in binding. Pages browned. Edges browned. Covers slightly marked. Corners slightly bumped. Contains frontispiece. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy;… Read more about this item
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The War of the Worlds: The Original Illustrated 1898 Edition

by H G Wells

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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition. Cloth. Good Only. 7.5" by 5". None. The sought after first edition, first impression, of H. G. Well's genre-defining science fiction novel. First edition, first impression, Currey's state (A) with sixteen pages of publisher's adverts to the rear, dated Autumn 1897.Half-title is present.'The War of the Worlds' is one of the most… Read more about this item
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The War of the Worlds (Royal Collector's Edition) (Case Laminate Hardcover with Jacket)

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by H G Wells

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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Octavo. First Edition, with the correct ads at the rear. Publisher's gray cloth, stamped in blind and black on the upper and lower boards as well as the spine; hinges cracked, board edges rubbed, a slight spine lean, some pages roughly opened (no loss to text), faint red staining to… Read more about this item
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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition, Second State. Very Good. First edition, second state with 32 pages of ads following the text. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth lettered in black. Very Good. Light lean to binding. Cloth darkened and soiled, spine toned, front inner hinge slightly exposed.
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by WELLS, H. G.

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Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first printing. 8vo. 303pp + 16pp ads. First Issue with 16pp of ads dated "Autumn 1897". Grey boards with black lettering to spine & front board. Housed in a bespoke quarter black morocco gilt clamshell case with raised bands. A near fine copy with very clean boards - no marks or rubbing. A hint of… Read more about this item
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Near fine with notes sheet. Small rub spot to foredge. Science Fiction series
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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first state. First edition, first state with 16 pages of ads dated Autumn 1897 following the text. viii, 303, [1], 16 pp. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth lettered in black. Very Good, rubbed and grubby cloth, bumped boards, offsetting to endpapers, hinges cracked but holding and a little overopened in places, a… Read more about this item
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