War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells – Numbered Edition – Pre-order

241 in stock


Expected Publication 2023

The Numbered Edition is limited to 350 copies (and four undistributed copies) and is hand signed by Eren Topçu, the artist, on a specially designed signature page. 

The edition includes 21 colour illustrations by Eren , end papers printed with Eren’s early concept art, a new foreword by Professor Simon J. James, and additional supporting material:




  1. The Crystal Egg – A short story by H.G. Wells
  2. Of a Book Unwritten – A short essay by H.G. Wells
  3. A Strange Light on Mars – An 1894 article from Nature
  4. Intelligence on Mars – An article by H.G. Wells
  5. The Things That Live on Mars – An article by H.G. Wells from Cosmopolitan Magazine

This edition is printed letterpress on Mohawk Superfine paper by Hand & Eye, London, and is hand-bound by the Fine Book Bindery in quarter red leather and red Dubletta Cotton cloth, with headbands and ribbon. The illustrations are printed on Munken Polar Smooth paper by Henry Ling. The end papers are printed on Colorplan Natural paper by Henry Ling. The edition comes in a matching red clothbound slipcase.

Purchase of a Numbered Edition confers rights to all future publications with the same number within our Science Fiction collection. For more information visit our frequently asked questions.

The Numbered Edition is printed and bound in England.

Disclaimer: images are conceptual or works in progress and may not match those in the final product.