H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine manuscript
H.G. Wells was a science fiction pioneer whose visions for our future have greatly impacted our modern world. His first novel,
The Time Machine (1895), was an instant success, as were those that followed. As a celebration of Wells’ life and legacy, we are honoured to reproduce his handwritten The Time Machine manuscript.
If you’ve ever travelled on an airplane, watched satellite television, worried about an alien invasion or browsed the internet, you have Herbert George Wells (1866–1946) to thank for dreaming up these concepts.
A prolific writer of many genres, H.G. Wells wasn’t just a science fiction pioneer, but a futurist whose visions for our future have had a great impact on our modern world.
Born to shopkeepers in Kent, England, Wells first trained in biology, piquing his interest in scientific ethics. He began his writing career with short humour articles before publishing his first novel,
The Time Machine, in 1895. The book was instantly a massive success and defined his place as a leading science fiction writer of his day.
Today, the novel remains widely read and is credited with popularizing the concept of time travel and coining the “time machine” term.
PAGE COUNT: 144 Pages
PAPER WEIGHT: 120gr
Satin ribbon marker (grandes have two)