THE DREAM: A NOVEL. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1924. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] [1-2] 3-318, original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First U.S. edition. A late, but major Wells fantasy. Twenty centuries in the future a tourist cuts his hand in the ruins of the "Ages of Confusion." In a fever induced dream he experiences " a whole life in that old world." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2345. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 51. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), pp. 148-49. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 175. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15022. A fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with light wear at lower spine end and corner tips and shallow chip from upper spine end. Scarce in jacket. (#80424).
"Published April, 1924" on copyright page.