Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    H. G. Wells. Four Early Books, including: The Island of Doctor Moreau. New York: Stone & Kimball, 1896. First American edition. Variant binding, green cloth. Binding slightly cocked. Hinges cracked, but still tight. Inked name of previous owner. [and:] The Sea Lady. London: Methuen & Co., 1902. First edition. Original red cloth. Slightly cocked binding with some sunning to the spine. [and:] Tales of Space and Time. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. First American edition. [and:] When the Sleeper Wakes. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. First American edition. Slightly cocked binding. Rear hinge starting. All books in very good or better condition. From the Frank Collection.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 366

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896