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    Childhood War Games

    H. G. Wells. Pair of First Edition Children's Books. Both books published in London by Frank Palmer. Two quarto volumes, in publisher's matching-style cloth, one navy, the other maroon, lettered in gilt or white, both with color plate affixed to front board. Includes: Floor Games. [1911]. 71, [1, colophon] pages. Frontispiece and four additional illustrated plates inserted throughout, with additional marginal illustrations by J. R. Sinclair. Front board slightly splayed, with some rubbing, offsetting to front endpaper, page ends lightly foxed. Very good. [and:] Little Wars. [1913]. 111, [1, blank] pages. Eight double-sided illustrated plates inserted throughout, with additional marginal illustrations by J. R. Sinclair. Light rubbing to front board, plate slightly cockled, preliminary pages foxed, embossed stamp on rear endpaper. Very good.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.


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