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    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 dulled, mild soiling to boards. Bookplate on front pastedown from the library of noted collector John Charrington. Some foxing to the endpapers. A very good, tight, square and handsome copy. Currey, p. 524. Wells 4. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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