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    H. G. Wells. Sixteen Books, including: The World Set Free. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, [1914]. First American edition. No dust jacket. [and:] Men Like Gods. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1923. First American edition. No jacket. [and:] The Dream. London: Jonathan Cape, [1924]. First edition. Dust jacket is price-clipped and shows darkening and edge wear. [and:] The Dream. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1924. First American edition. No jacket. [and:] Mr. Blettsworthy of Rampole Island. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928. First American edition. Jacket shows darkening and edge wear. [and:] The Shape of Things to Come. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1933. First edition. No jacket. [and:] The Shape of Things To Come. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1933. First American edition. No jacket. [and:] Seven Science Fiction Novels of H. G. Wells. New York: Dover Publications, 1934. Library stamp on title page. No jacket. [and:] The Croquet Player. London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. First edition. Jacket has some minor darkening and soiling. [and:] Man Who Could Work Miracles. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First American edition. Jacket is price-clipped. [and:] Star Begotten. London: Chatto & Windus, 1937. First edition. Jacket is faded along the spine and has a quarter-inch chip on the top edge. [and:] Brynhild or The Show of Things. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. No jacket. [and:] Star-Begotten. New York: The Viking Press, 1937. First American edition. Dust jacket. [and:] Croquet Player. New York: The Viking Press, 1937. First American edition. Dust jacket. [and] The Famous Short Stories of H. G. Wells. New York: The Literary Guild of America, 1937. No jacket. [and:] The Country of the Blind. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1939. Engravings by Clifford Webb. Limited to 280 numbered copies of which this is number 91. This entire lot is in good or better condition. From the Frank Collection.

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