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    [H. G. Wells]. The War of the Worlds, serialized in The Cosmopolitan Magazine. New York: The Cosmopolitan Press, 1897.

    Nine monthly issues, April 1897 - December 1897.

    Illustrated wrappers. Faint, unobtrusive rubber stamp on cover of April, 1897 issue. Minor chipping to head and foot of spines. A nice unbroken run of The Cosmopolitan, containing the entire novel, with illustrations by Warwick Gobel. In a modern, large clamshell box with gilt lettering on the spine. A very nice set in very good condition.

    The War of the Worlds
    first made its appearance in a serialized fashion simultaneously in both the U.S. and in Great Britain, in the monthly magazines The Cosmopolitan and Pearson's, respectively. From the Frank Collection.

    Hammond B5. Wells 14.


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