H.G.Wells H. G. Wells. Meanwhile. George H. Doran, August 1927. FirstAmerican edition, first printing. The Croquet Player by H.G.Wells 1937 via abebooks.com H. G. Wells. When the Sleeper Wakes. Harper & Brothers, 1899. First American edition, first printing. via Dell No. 269 - The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells. Cover art by Gerald Gregg via swallace99 on flickr. Lots of nice Gregg covers to be found here.