Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge]

Edité par Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1904
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Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] 1 [2] 3-317 [318: blank] [319-320: ads] + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "20.7.04" inserted at rear, original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition, first binding. This novel explores "the social consequences of the reckless release of a new discovery: the nutrient Herakleophorbia, which makes all creatures grow to giant size. In the early part of the novel there are many melodramatic encounters between men and giant vermin, but the real theme of the story is the metaphorical and actual division of mankind into two species: 'little people' and giants." - Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 69. Now growing to adulthood, the mental as well as physical giants form a society of their own. They "decide to allow little people to live but expect them to die out." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 130-31. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-167; (1981) 1-176; (1987) 1-99; (1995) 1-99; and (2004) II-1226. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2337. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 796. Clarke, The Tale of the Future (1978), p. 30. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 206. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 226. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 807-12. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15029. Currey, p. 519 (binding A, variant 1). Hammond B9. Wells 24. Wells Society 24. Early owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, spine ends and corner tips lightly rubbed, endpapers foxed, a very good copy with clean, bright binding. (#152637). N° de réf. du libraire 152637

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Éditeur : Macmillan and Co., Limited, London

Date d'édition : 1904

Reliure : Hardcover

Edition : 1st Edition

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