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    In the Publisher's Original Cloth Boards

    H. G. Wells. The Time Machine. London: William Heinemann, 1895.

    First British edition (the American edition of the book preceded the British edition by a few weeks). Octavo. 151 pages.

    Original gray cloth. Later state cloth 'E' binding (Currey), with no advertisements. Decorative cover design and lettering stamped in purple. Cloth is rubbed and soiled. Slightly skewed. Top edge dusty. Spine dulled. Front hinge shaken. Endpapers toned and foxed with foxing along page edges. A very good copy.

    Heinemann published the book simultaneously in boards and wraps.

    Bleiler. Currey. Hammond B1. Wells 4.


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