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    H. G. Wells. When the Sleeper Wakes. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899.

    First edition. Octavo. 329 pages. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Two additional illustrations.

    Original red cloth lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Spine dulled. Minor scuffing to covers. Very good.

    "A negative utopia based on an extrapolation of nineteenth-century capitalism and American big bossism" (Bleiler). From the Frank Collection.

    Bleiler, Science-Fiction the Early Years, page 800. Currey. Hammond B6. Wells 15.

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