London/New York: J. M. Dent/Macmillan, 1895. First edition, variant binding (possibly later) with gilt angel designed by Arthur Rackham on front board. An early fantasy work by Wells. Bookplate of Charles Raymond Austen Leigh, a distant relative of Jane Austen. Red beveled cloth boards stamped in gilt on front and spine; top edge gilt. Very good to near fine with small stain to the slightly faded spine.