H. G. Wells. Seven Books, including: The Stolen Bacillus. London: Methuen & Co., 1895. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth with gold stamping. Spine is leaning and boards show minor rubbing. Some foxing is present to endpapers and page edges. No jacket. A better than average copy of the author's scarce second book. [and:] The Stolen Bacillus. Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1896. First thus. Ex-library. No jacket. [and:] Tales of Space and Time. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. First American edition. Publisher's maroon cloth with blind stamping to front and rear boards and gold stamping to spine. Insect damage to bottom page edges. No jacket. [and:] The Sea Lady. London: Methuen & Co., 1902. First edition. Publisher's red cloth with gold stamping to front and spine. Rear board is bent at upper corner causing a crack on rear pastedown. Front board shows some minor soiling. No jacket. [and:] Twelve Stories and a Dream. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First American edition. Publisher's green cloth with gold stamping. No jacket. [and:] The Island of Dr. Moreau. New York: Duffield and Green, 1933. No jacket. [and:] The Time Machine. Armed Forces edition. Stapled wraps. All books in this lot are in very good condition. From the Frank Collection.

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