H. G. WELLS: THE CRITICAL HERITAGE. London and Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xi [xii] xiii [xiv] xv [xvi] 1-351 [352: blank], cloth. First edition. A carefully selected collection of writings on H. G. Wells from 1895 to 1946 by Joseph Conrad, E. M. Forster, Henry James, Virginia Woolf, T. E. Lawrence, F. R. Leavis, T. S. Eliot, and others. Includes the text of Yevgeny Zamyatin's short book Gerbert Uells (1922) that provided the key to why WE appears so anti-Wellsian. Indispensable collection of reviews and critiques published during Wells's lifetime. "Parrinder's introduction and notes are excellent ... A most useful collection." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 10-174. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#154729).
"First published 1972 ..." on copyright page.