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War and the Future by H. G. Wells

War and the Future by H. G. Wells

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War and the Future

Italy, France and Britain at War

by H. G. Wells

Cassell and Company, 1917, [First Edition], hardcover

Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, some discolouration to covers and spine, no inscriptions, foxing to endpapers, endpapers, introductory pages and fore edges (see photographs)

“…a work of war propaganda by H.G. Wells that was published in the North America under the title Italy, France, and Britain at War (the subtitle of the British original). Wells would have preferred the title The War of Ideas, but his publisher over-ruled him. Except for the opening piece, its chapters were published as articles in the press. Though proclaiming early in the volume that "I avow myself an extreme Pacifist," Wells staunchly supported Britain's war against Germany "in the hope that so we and the world may be freed from the German will-to-power and all its humiliating and disgusting consequences henceforth for ever...”


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