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World of William Clissold.

H. G. Wells

World of William Clissold.

by H. G. Wells

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Published by Ernest Benn in London .
Written in English


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The World of William Clissold Summary. The World of William Clissold by H. G. Wells. pages. No dust jacket. Black cloth. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. This is a used book. We do our best to provide Category: Rare Books > Rare Non-Fiction Books > Others. The World of William Clissold by H. G. Wells. A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or Rating: % positive.

The World of William Clissold. Vol 2. by Wells, H. G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A review of The World of William Clissold by H. G. Wells, which appeared in the Nation and Athenaeum, 22 January This essay was republished in France as part of a collection entitled Reflexions sur le franc et sur quelques autres sujets ().

  The World of William Clissold is impressive. The range of Mr Wells's mind is encyclopaedic. He covers everything, he leaves nothing out - his novel is a 'liberal' education in itself.' Wells later admitted in An Experiment in Autobiography that the book Pages:   15 William Clissold, II, ; The Way the World is Going, Chap. VI, “The Absurdity of British Politics.” Wells was that rare phenomenon, a British republican. Wells was that rare phenomenon, a British by: 4.


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The World of William Clissold, Vol. 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Though this novel was first published in3/5. The World of William Clissold Hardcover – January 1, by Clissold (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings.

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World of William Clissold: A Novel at a New Angle [H. Wells] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book, which contains religious, historical, economic and sociological discussions, which expresses fits of temper and moods of doubt4/5(1).

"The World of William Clissold," Ernest Benn Ltd, London This book, which contains religious, historical, economic and sociological discussions, which expresses fits of temper and moods of doubt, is submitted as a novel, as a whole novel, and nothing but a novel, as the story of one man's adventure, body, soul and intelligence, in life.

Get this from a library. The world of William Clissold: a novel at a new angle. [H G Wells; Andrew Hunt Gordon Collection of H.G. Wells (University of Rochester).] -- This novel is a survey of Well's mental world, seen through the eyes of his alter ego William Clissold, and a summary of his theory of world revolution.

Get this from a library. The world of William Clissold: a novel at a new angle. [H G Wells; Andrew Hunt Gordon Collection of H.G. Wells (University of Rochester).] -- As William Clissold arrives at his fifty-ninth birthday, he considers that his lot in life must surely be nearing its end. With this in mind, he turns his thoughts to look back on his life, to.

This book, which contains religious, historical, economic and sociological discussions, which expresses fits of temper and moods of doubt, is submitted as a novel, as a whole novel, and nothing but a novel, as the story of one man's adventure, body, soul and intelligence, in life.

If you are the sort of person who will not accept it as a novel, then Mr. ont> Ernest Benn Ltd.: London, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. A pleasing first English edition copy of H. Wells's longest novel, 'The World of William Clissold'; complete in three volumes with the original unclipped dus Book Edition: 1st Edition.

The World of William Clissold. London: Ernest Benn, Three volumes. Octavo, original brown cloth. First trade edition, presentation copy, inscribed by H.G.

Wells to his close friend and advisor Richard Arman Gregory, "RAGS. from H.G.". Abstract. At the end of his life Wells described The World of William Clissold as ‘a vast three decker, issued in three successive volumes of rigmarole, which broke down the endurance of readers and booksellers alike’.

44 Never a best seller, the book today is one of the least-regarded of his works. Yet it remains true that of all his novels William Clissold is possibly the most Author: J.

Hammond. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The World of William Clissold: Volume II - Book the Third and Book the Fourth Summary. The World of William Clissold: Volume II - Book the Third and Book the Fourth by H G Wells.

Unpaginated. Pictorial dust jacket over brown cloth. Volume II: Book the Third and Book the Fourth. Pagination starts at and it ends at   While this is written as if it was the text of A certain Richard Clissold, it actually is the last book of The World of William Clissold by H.G.

Wells, PublishedI think. It can be found in any serious bibliography of Wells. H. Wells The World of William Clissold (3*) If H. Wells had written a blog, it might have been something like The World of William takes the form of a six-book novel, purportedly the story of how William Clissold and his brother Dickon became rich men of influence connected to just about every influential figure from the early twentieth century.

Find The World Of William Clissold by Wells, H G at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Buy The World of William Clissold: Volumes 1 & 2 by H G Wells online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Wells, in The World of William Clissold, presents, not precisely his own mind as it has developed on the basis of his personal experience and. New York: George H. Doran Company, Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Two volumes complete.

Olive green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and a blind stamped author signature on the front. Very clean specimens.

Dust jackets show very small c. The World of William Clissold Request an Image Cover rubbed with stain on front. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.

Please inquire for more detailed condition information. (Inventory #: ). A final version appeared in under its original title. Many of its ideas are anticipated in Wells's novel The World of William Clissold. The book is, in Wells's words, a "scheme to thrust forward and establish a human control over the destinies of life and liberate it from its present dangers, uncertainties and miseries."Author: H.

G. Wells.The World of William Clissold Though this novel was first published inwith a preface strenuously denying that it was anything but a work of fiction, William Clissold is nevertheless a character whose thought and background is so thoroughly documented in the work that the reader cannot help identifying him to some extent with Wells himself (so much so that Wells?s agent.

The World of William Clissold, Wells's longest novel, was first published in three volumes, like an old Victorian it has some of the vibe of an old Victorian triple-decker, too, although with rather more detailed digressions on philosophy and politics and rather more extramarital sex than your average Mrs Oliphant.