For the first time since their original publication in Pearson's Magazine, Warwick Goble's illustrations for The War of the Worlds are available in this exquisite hardcover edition. Combining the magazine's original art with the revised text from the story's subsequent publication in book form, this edition boasts more than fifty of Goble's black-and-white illustrations, providing an unforgettable visceral and atmospheric accompaniment to H. G. Wells's classic tale.
A pioneer of science fiction, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) wrote thrilling adventures about time travel, space exploration, alien invasion, and scientific experiments gone awry. His tales of obsession, revelation, and discovery remain compellingly readable and relevant. Warwick Goble (1862-1943) was among the most important figures from the Golden Age of Illustration. As a resident illustrator at Macmillan, he created dazzling images for The Water Babies, The Modern Reader's Chaucer, Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and many other books.