September 27, an envelope with an original stamp dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of Herbert George Wells to be issued as part of World Cultural Luminaries series

Herbert George Wells (1866–1946) was an English writer and an opinion journalist. He was the author of such famous science fiction novels as The Time Machine (1895), The Invisible Man (1897) and The War of the Worlds (1898).

During his writing career, H. G. Wells wrote approximately 40 novels and several volumes of short stories, more than a dozen of polemical works on philosophical problems and near the same number of works on rebuilding the society, as well as two world histories, ca 30 volumes of political and social forecasts, more than 30 brochures regarding the Fabian Society, arms, nationalism, world peace, 3 children books and an autobiography.

The works of H. G. Wells are translated in many languages.

The envelope with an original stamp contains a composition of symbols of various kinds of art: a lyre, palette, books, a quill, column and a theatre curtain, as well as a portrait of H. G. Wells against the background of an illustration for The War of the Worlds.

Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture a special cancellation postmark for Moscow.

Design: I. Ulyanovskiy.
Circulation: 1,000,000 copies.

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