THE KING WHO WAS A KING: THE BOOK OF A FILM. London: Ernest Benn Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-254, original brown cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, first binding. Wells's first attempt to write a full-length film scenario; the film was never produced. Wells raises the question "is one man justified in shedding the blood of another, in order to avert the greater catastrophe of war?" Hammond B14. Wells Society 105. Currey, p. 520 (binding A). Some scattered foxing to edges of text block, very faint damp stain to rear cover, very good copy in attractive, good pictorial dust wrapper with wear at upper spine end and three corner tips and small v-chip from lower spine end. Uncommon in jacket. (#64862).
"First Published in 1929" on copyright page.