[Book Nerd Art] Frontispiece to The Sea Lady by H.G. Wells

Published by D. Appleton and Co., 1902:

Frontispiece to The Sea Lady by H.G. Wells

Frontispiece to The Sea Lady by H.G. Wells

Today is H.G. Wells’ birthday!

21 September 1866

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Happy Birthday, H.G. Wells!

“The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.”

H.G. (Herbert George) Wells was born on 21 September 1866:

H.G. Wells by F. Hollyer, 1890

H.G. Wells by F. Hollyer, 1890.