The Outline of History – HG Wells (1931)

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The Outline of History – HG Wells (1931)

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Title: The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Author: HG Wells, JF Horrabin (illus)
Publisher: Garden City, 1931. New and revised edition.
Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Fair. Some fraying to cloth, hinge to title page cracked, binding sagging slightly. Inscription to ffep. Text clean. Thin paper edition, with black and white illustrations. 1255pp., 8″ by 5″.

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The Outline of History, subtitled either “The Whole Story of Man” or “Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind”, is a work by H. G. Wells that first appeared in an illustrated version of 24 fortnightly installments beginning on November 22, 1919 and was published as a single volume in 1920. It sold more than two million copies, was translated into many languages, had a considerable impact on the teaching of history in institutions of higher education, and made Wells a very wealthy man.

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