1919 · London
by Wells, H.G.
London: George Newnes, 1919. Twenty-four parts. Quarto. Pictorial wrappers. Some light soiling and occasional chipping to spines, wrappers for three numbers detached, overall use and creases; still, about good for this title. First edition. The first appearance of this compendious attempt at a synthesis of world history, in twenty-four fortnightly parts. When finally issued in book form in 1920, the footnotes by Gilbert Murray, Ernest Barker and others were largely omitted. WELLS 70(n). HAMMOND E18(n), (Inventory #: WRCLIT80367)