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H G Wells
1935 Things to Come HG Wells 1st Edition Signed Presentation Anthony West
London: Click here to see our other books! Things to Come H G Wells 1935 The Cresset Press : London 8" by 6" 142pp SUMMARY A scarce, signed, first edition copy of HG Wells' 'Things to Come' dedicated in Wells' hand to his son, Anthony. First Edition,Publishers' Original Binding,Signed Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION Wells has signed the half title to his son, Anthony West. Lacking dustwrapper, as is usual with this work. From the estate of Katharine 'Kitty' Church. Kitty Church was a British neo-romantic painter who was married to the author and literary critic Anthony West to whom this work is addressed. West was the son of Rebecca West and H.G Wells. He is best known for the novel 'Heritage' which was a thinly disguised autobiography as it follows the life of a boy who grows up neglected and ignored by his famous parents. His mother famously threatened to sue him if the work was published in Britain. This is the film story based on the material in Wells' 'The Shape of Things to Come'. This science fiction work speculates on future events up to the year 2106. Several of Wells' short-term predictions in this novel would come true such as the aerial bombing of entire cities and the development of weapons of mass destruction. This screenplay adaptation was released in 1936 and was directed by William Cameron Menzies. A very scarce copy of this work, with important provenance. CONDITION In the publish … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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