The War in the Air and Particularly how Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

The War in the Air and Particularly how Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

The War in the Air and Particularly how Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

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London: George Bell and Sons, 1908. 390 pp. (with six of the advertisement pages in the rear missing) Approximately 5 x 7 3/4". 1st edition. Red-cloth variant binding (much more scarce than the common blue one), title in black on cover with illustrated paste-down, title and publisher on spine in gilt, considerable foxing on page edges and some throughout, otherwise, very good plus condition. (Curry 1979, p. 526)

Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946) is often called the "father of science fiction" along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. The War in the Air is a military science fiction novel, originally published in The Pall Mall Magazine, about the futuristic idea of using aircraft in warfare.

Publisher
George Bell and Sons
Binding
Hardcover
Tags
First Edition