H. G. Wells (1866-1946) British author. Wells’ first novel, The Time Machine was an instant success and Wells produced a series of science fiction novels which pioneered our ideas of the future. His later work focused on satire and social criticism. Wells laid out his socialist views of human history in his Outline of History.
7” x 4 ¼” check, payable to Wells, The Litery Agency of London, October 25, 1915, endorsed through a revenue stamp on the reverse. Cancellations do not touch the signature.