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    First Edition in the Original Cloth

    H. G. Wells. The Invisible Man, A Grotesque Romance. London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited, 1897.

    First edition. Octavo. viii, 245 pages, plus two pages of advertisements.

    Original red cloth with front cover lettered in gilt and decoratively stamped in black with the design of the Invisible Man in his dressing gown. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Slightly skewed. Rubbing and some light wear to spine ends. Spine with small rubbed and discolored spot in center. Hinges cracked. Small chip to fore-edge of front free endpaper. An otherwise very good copy.

    Bleiler. Currey. Hammond B4. Wells 11.


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