The Time Machine

wells-tt-001-folio_endworldH. G. Wells. The Time Machine [holograph manuscript, ca. 1894]. Wells TT-001, folio 231

In the handwritten draft for chapter 13 of the New Review text of The Time Machine, the Time Traveler takes his machine into the far future beyond 802,701 and witnesses a solar eclipse, which prefigures the heat death of the sun and the extinction of all life on Earth.

View the digitized version of the manuscript.