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    First Edition of The Time Machine

    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. 152 pages, plus 16 pages of advertisements. Original gray cloth. First state cloth 'B1' binding (Currey). Decorative cover design and lettering stamped in purple. Spine darkened, mild soiling and rubbing to boards. Some foxing to the endpapers. Slightly cocked binding. A very good, tight, copy.

    Currey, page 524. Hammond B1. Wells 4.


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