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    In the Publisher's Original First Issue Cloth

    H. G. Wells. The First Men in the Moon. London: George Newnes, Limited, 1901.

    First edition, first issue binding. Octavo. 342 pages.

    Original decorated blue cloth; front and spine panels stamped in gilt; black coated endpapers. Moderate rubbing and wear to corner tips and edges; small section of water damage at upper right corner of cover board. Head and tail of spine are frayed and worn, light abrasions to cover, spine is slightly sunned. Front flyleaf bears embossed stamp of "W. H. Smith & Sons, London." Twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Claude Shepperson. Generally in very good condition.


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    October, 2009
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