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English Language Editions

1895 Holt Chapter titles:

  1. The Inventor
  2. The Time Traveler Returns,
  3. The Story Begins,
  4. The Golden Age,
  5.  Sunset,
  6. The Machine is Lost
  7.  The Strange Anima,l
  8. The Morlocks,
  9.  When the Night Came,
  10. The Palace of Green Porcelain,
  11. In the Darkness of the Forest,
  12. The Trap of the White Sphinx,
  13. The Further Vision,
  14. After The Time Traveler's Story,

 

1895 Heinemann Chapter Titles

  1. Introduction
  2. The Machine
  3. The Time Traveler Returns
  4. Time Traveling
  5. In the Golden age
  6. The Sunset of Mankind
  7. A sudden Shock
  8. Explanation
  9. The Morlocks
  10. When the night Came
  11. The Palace of Green Porcelain
  12. In the Darkness
  13. TheTrap of the White Sphinx
  14. The Further Vision
  15. The Time Traveler's Return
  16. After the Story
    Epilogue

For convenience, click the era you're interested in

 

1890'S


Henry Holt
1st US Edition
1895
H.S.Wells
(Hardbound)

Heinemann
1895
1st British Edition
(Hardbound)


Heinemann
1895
1st British Edition
(Hardbound)
32 page catalog
Variant
New


Heinemann
1895
1st British Edition
(Softcover)
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

Tauchnitz Hard Back
1898
English Language German printed
6" X 4.5"
(submitted by Andrew Cox)
New

1900 - 1909

           

1910 - 1920

 

Heinemann
1911
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

Henry Holt & Co.
1912
4 3/4 x 6 7/8
(Hardbound)

Heinemann
1914
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)
   

1920 - 1929


Heinemann
1920
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

Readers Library
1926
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

Heinemann
1927
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

1930 - 1939


Random House
1931
Designs by W.A. Dwiggins
(Hardbound in slip case)
         

1940 - 1949


The Time Machine & The Wheels of Chance
Everyman's Library #915
1940

Henry Holt & Co.
1942
4 3/4 x 6 11/16
(Hardbound)

Editions for the Armed
Services
(1895 Holt Text)

Poynings Press Brighton England 1943
8.5" x 5.5"

(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

New

1950 - 1959


Heinemann
1952
(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

Pan-Books
1953
4 3/8 x 7

Pan Books
37th printing 1953
Cover by
Paul Slater
4 3/4 x 7


Pan Books
1953
Cover illustration by Alan Lee from the 18th impression (Submitted by Bruce Sommerville)

New


Globe Book Company
1956
(Hardbound)
Cover Design and Time Machine Illustrations by Guy Fraumeni
Adapted Version

Berkley Publishing Co.
1957
4 1/8 x 6 3/8


Heinemann
Windmill Series
1958
5" x 7 7/16"
New


Heinemann
1959
(submitted by Andrew Cox)

1960 - 1969


Berkley Medallion
2nd printing Sept. 1960
4 1/4 x 7

A Dolphin Book
1961
4 3/16 x 7 1/8

A Dolphin Book
1961
4 1/8 x 7 1/8

Scholastic Library Edition
4th printing 1963
Cover by
Nino Carbe
4 3/16 x 6 1/4

Airmont Classic Series
1964
4 3/16 x 7 1/8

Heritage Press
1964
Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini
7 x 10/1/4
(Hardbound in slipcase)

Pan-Books
3rd printing
1965

Berkley Highland Books
16th printing Dec. 1965
4 1/8 x 6 15/16

A Pyramid Adventure Classic
1st printing
Sept. 1966

Bantam Pathfinder Edition
2nd printing
April 1968
4 1/4 x 7

Fawcett Crest
1968
4 1/8 x 7

Scholastic Book Services
7th printing
Aug. 1969
4 1/8 x 6 5/16

Pan Books
1969

Classic Press Incorporated
1969
illustrated by Dick Cole
Cover by
Don Irwin
(Holt Text)
8 7/16 x 11 1/4

1970 - 1979


Magnum Books (Easy Eye )
1970
4 3/16 x 6 7/8

Bantam Science Fiction
12th printing 1976
4 1/8 x 7

Buccaneer Books
1976
5 9/16 x 8 3/4
Hardbound

Scholastic Book Services
1st printing 1978
4 1/4 x 6 15/16


Everyman's Library
1978
4 7/16 x 7 1/8


Raintree Publishers
3rd printing 1981
Adapted by
Betty Ren Wright
Illustrated by Ivan Powell

6 1/4 x 9 1/4


Fawcett Premier
Published by Ballentine Books
Feb. 1983
4 3/16 x 6 7/8


Moby Books
(Waldman Publishing)
1983
Adapted by Shirley Bogart
illustrated by Brendan Lynch
4 1/8 x 5 3/8


Pendulum Press
Now Age/CI reprint
1st printing 1972

Adapted by Lorenz Graham
Illustrated by Lou Cameron
5 3/8 x 7 15/16
(submitted by John Haufe)

New


Pendulum Press

Random House 1st printing1981
Adapted by
Otto Binder
Illustrated by Alex Nino
(submitted by John Haufe)

New

1980 - 1989


A Ventura Classic
1980
4 1/4 x 6 15/16


Academic Industries
Pocket Classics
1984

Adapted by
Otto Binder
Illustrated by Alex Nino

4 3/16 x 6 13/16
(submitted by John Haufe)

New


Pendulum Press
B&W reprint w/new cover
RandomHouse 1st printing
1981

(submitted by John Haufe)

New


Pendulum Press
3rd printing Sept. 1984
Adapted by
Otto Binder
Illustrated by Alex Nino

5 3/8 x 7 15/16


Fawcett Premier
3rd printing 1984
4 1/4 x 6 7/8


Berkley Science Fiction
43rd printing Nov. 1985
4 1/8 x 6 7/8

Heinemann
1985
Windmill Series
5 1/16" x 7 5/8"
         

1990 - 1999


A Step Up Classic
Random House
1st printing 1990
Adapted by
Les Martin
Illustrated by John Edens

5 1/8 x 7 9/16

A Bantam Classic
13th printing Oct. 1991
4 1/8 x 6 7/8

A Tor Book 1st Printing
Dec. 1992
4 1/8 x 6 3/4

Great Illustrated Classics
Baronet Books 1992
Adapted by Shirley Bogart
Illustrated by
Brendan Lynch
Cover by Joseph Miralles

Hardbound
5 13/16 x 8
(H.G. Wells incorrectly named Henry George Wells

Troll Illustrated Classics
1st printing 1993
Retold by Raymond James
Illustrated by
Jim Deal
8 3/8 x 10 7/8

Bullseye Step into Classics
Random House
1994
Adapted by
Les Martin

Illustrated by John Edens
5 1/8 x 7 9/16


Lake Education
2nd printing
1994
Adapted by
Otto Binder
Illustrated by Alex Nino

5 3/8 x 8
(submitted by John Haufe)

NEW


American Guidance Services (AGS)
7th Printing
1994
Adapted by
Otto Binder
Illustrated by Alex Nino

5 3/8 x 8
(submitted by John Haufe)

NEW

 


Classic Centennial Edition
Worthington Press
1st printing 1995
Cover by
Matt Gabel
5 3/16 x 7 1/8

Dover Publications
1995
5 1/8 x 8 5/16

World's Classics
Oxford University Press
1996
4 9/16 x 7 5/16

Illustrated Classic Editions
Baronet Books
1997
Adapted by Shirley Bogart
Illustrated by
Brendan Lynch
Cover by Joseph Miralles
5 5/16 x 8
(H.G. Wells incorrectly named Henry George Wells)

The Young Collector's Illustrated Classics
MasterWorks Books
1999
Adapted by
D.J. Arneson
Illustrated by Lisa Martin
6 1/4 x 9 3/8

Educational Insights
1999
Colorized Pendulum Reprint
6 x 8 3/4
(submitted by John Haufe)
NEW

A Dalmatian Press Children's Classic
1st printing 2001
Adapted by
W.T. Robinson
Illustrated by
Jason Alexander
6 1/4 x 9 1/4

2000 - 2010


London
J. M. Dent
Everyman intro.by
Simon Wells
2002
6 15/16 x 4 5/16
(submitted by
Dr. John S.Partington)

Photo coming
US Movie Tie In Edition
2002


Modern Library
2002
Designs by W.A. Dwiggins

8 x 5 3/16


Evans Brothers
2002
Fast Track Series

Printed in UK
(submitted by Francois O. Beaulieu)


Signet Classic with an introduction by Greg Bear Printed in USA 2002 Cover photograph by David C./CORBIS 6 3/4 x 4 3/16 soft cover
(submitted by Sandra Petojevic)
NEW

Treasury of Illustrated Classics
Modern Publishing
Printed in India
Adapted by
C. Louise March
Illustrated by
Julia Lundman
Cover by Bob Berry
6 5/16" x 9 1/4

Del Prado Publishers
2004
(text is in English) Miniature Classics Library the book is bound in Full Leather Binding 2.5 Xx 2
447 pages

(submitted by
Andrew Cox)

Penguin Classic
2005
5 1/8 x 7 3/4
(submitted by
Dr. John S. Partington)


Penguin Classic
Aug 2006
5 1/8 x 7 3/4
(submitted by
Dr. John S. Partington)


Aerie Books Ltd.
No Date
4 1/8 x 6 11/16
(The Wal-Mart 2 for $1 is printed on the cover, it is not an applied sticker)

Penguin Books
"Penguin Readers"
2006
retold by David Maule
illustrated b
Maggie Downer
cover art by
Dominic Harman

(submitted by
Francois O. Beaulieu)
NEW

Phoenix mini-book

Saddleback Publishing
2006
Colorized Pendulum Reprint
6 x 8 3/4
(submitted by John Haufe)
NEW

Sterling Publishing "Classic Starts"
2008
retold by
Chris Sasaki
illustrated b
Troy Howell
cover art by
Troy Howell

(submitted by
Francois O. Beaulieu)

NEW

Stone Arch Books "Graphic Revolve"
2008
6 1/4 x 9 1/4
retold by
Terry Davis
illustrated by
José Alfonso Ocampo Ruiz
cover art by
José Alfonso Ocampo Ruiz

NEW

"Ravenscourt Books"
2008
retold by
Carole Gerber illustrated by
Kelly Grupczynski cover art by
Kelly Grupczynski
(submitted by
Francois O. Beaulieu)
NEW

Real Reads
2008
retold by Eric Brown
illustrated by Felix Bennett
cover art by Felix Bennett

(submitted by
Francois O. Beaulieu)
NEW

Magic Wagon
(ABDO publishers)
2008
7 1/4 x 9 1/4
(submitted by John Haufe)
NEW
     

Non-English Language Editions


Societe DV Mercvre De France
1904
4 7/8 x 7 9/16

rororo Taschenbuch Ausgabe
March 1951
4 1/2 x 6 7/8

Tus Libros
1st printing Oct 1982
5 1/2 x 7 5/8
Hardbound

Turkish Edition
1983


Russian Edition
1984

5 1/16 x 7 13/16


Organizacion Editorial Novaro
1974
7 1/4 x 10 3/16

Gallimard
November 1990
Illustrations by Willi Glasauer

4 1/4 x 7


Dutch
(submitted by Erich
Mestriner)

 


Dutch
(submitted by Erich Mestriner)


Dutch
(submitted by Erich Mestriner)

 


Japanese
1997

(submitted by Dr. John Partington)

Bra Klassiker with an introduction by Teddy Brunius Translation by Kjell Ekström & Sam J. Lundwall
Printed in Austria 1986 Cover design by Hans Arnold
8 2/3 x 5 2/3
light gray bound book with a dust jacket
(submitted by Sandra Petojevic)
NEW
       


Japanese
2006

(submitted by Dr. John Partington)

 

Critical Editions


Indiana University Press
1st printing 1987
Harry Geduld
6 1/8 x 9 1/4

McFarland & Co.
Leon Stover
1st printing 1996
6 1/8 x 9 1/4

Broadview Literary Text
2001
Nicholas Ruddick
5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Other


Classics Illustrated
(US)
July 1956
7 x 10 5/16

Classiques Illustres
(French)
Dec 1957
6 5/8 x 9 5/8

Classics Illustrated
Strato Pub
(Australian
)
1957
7" x 10"


Kuvitettuja Klassikkoja
(Finnish)
Nov 1957
7 x 10

(submitted by John Haufe)

New


Dutch
1970
(submitted by Erich Mestriner)
7 1/2 x 10 1/8

Photo coming
Classics
Illustrated
(Spanish)


Classics Illustrated
Atlantic Publishing
(Greek)
1976
7 1/16" x 9 13/16


Mina Klassiker
Atlantic Förlags AB
(Swedish)
1987

6 3/4 x 9 5/8
(submitted by John Haufe)

New


Norbert Hethke Verlag
(German)
1992
6 15/16 x 9 13/16

Norbert Hethke Verlag
(German)
2001
8 1/4 x 11 3/8


Classics Illustrated
Jack Lake Productions
Canada
2008
6 1/2 x 9 1/2
New


All Fiction Field
August 1950
6 7/8 x 9 7/16
(Holt text but some chapters combined)


Wings Publishing
Oct-Dec 1951
6 7/8 x 9 7/8

Dell Comic
1960 Movie Adaption

7 5/16" x 10 1/4"

Booklet for
AudiSee Stereo Adventure
Bonneville Productions
1978
Cast starring Russ Tamblyn
1 casette (30:44)
(Dramatised)
Photo coming
Marvel Comic

Perfection Form Company
1988
Kris Wagner
(Teacher's Guide)
8 3/16 x 10 11/16

Eternity Comics
April 1990
Written by
Bill Spangler
Illustrated by
John Ross
6 5/8 x 10 1/ 4

Eternity Comics
April 1990
Written by
Bill Spangler
Illustrated by
John Ross
6 5/8 x 10 1/4

Eternity Comics
May 1990
Written by
Bill Spangler
Illustrated by
John Ross
6 5/8 x 10 1/4


Malibu Graphics, Inc
1991
Eternity mini-series 1-3
6 5/8 x 10 1/4
(submitted by
John Haufe)

NEW



Boy's Life
BSA
June 1994
8 x 10 7/8
(submitted by
John Haufe)

NEW

Wendy's Kid Meals
1995
3D Comic

1997
Audio Cassette adaption
NEW
(submitted by Inigo Martinez)

2002
Comic Adaption


Graphic Classics
vol. 3
H. G. Wells
1st ed.
Eureka Productions
2002
Contains
Nicola Cuti's Time Machine graphics
7 x 9 15/16


Alex Toth Reader V.2
Pure Imagination Publishing
2005
Reprint of Dell four color comic #1085

8 1/2 x 11

Graphic Classics
vol. 3
H. G. Wells
2nd edn.
Eureka Publications 2005
6 7/8 x 9 7/8
Contains
Seth Frail
Time Machine Graphics
(submitted by
Dr. John S.Partington)

Sequels


La Notte Dei Morlock
1998
Italian
(Night of the Morlocks)
K.W. Jeter
Daw Books
1st Printing 1978
K.W. Jeter
4 3/16 x 7


Hyland House
1981
David Lake


Dell SF
1st printing June 1981
George Pal and
Joe Morhaim
4 1/4 x 6 13/16

Starmont Hardcover Edition
1987
Egon Friedell
5 5/16 x 8 1/4

Australian Large Print
1989
David Lake
5 7/8 x 9 7/16

Picador
St. Martins Press/Pan Books
1st printing March 1998
Ronald Wright
5 3/4 x 8 1/2

Harper
1st Printing
January 1995
Stephen Baxter
4 1/8 x 6 3/4

Voyager Books
1997

(submitted byInigo Martinez)
     

 

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