Spring 2004

The Martian Variations

Cabinet

Covers of 50 editions of H. G. Wells’s The War of the World. For publication dates, see below.
Courtesy Dr. Zeus. See drzeus.best.vwh.net [link defunct—Eds.] for full collection.
Edition dates by row from left to right:
Row 1: 1898, 1900, 1920, 1927, 1938
Row 2: 1951, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
Row 3: 1955, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964
Row 4: 1964, 1964, 1964, 1966, 1967
Row 5: 1967, 1968, 1972, 1972, 1972
Edition dates by row from left to right:
Row 1: 1974, 1975, 1976, 1976, 1977
Row 2: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1988, 1988
Row 3: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1988, 1988
Row 4: 1991, 1993, 1993, 1995, 1997
Row 5: 1997, 1998, 1998, 2001, 2002