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    H.G. Wells: First American Edition of The War of the Worlds. (New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1898), first American edition, 291 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board along with black and light green decoration on front board, 12mo (5.25" x 7.5"), no dust jacket (as issued). The copy presented here is in good condition, with noticeable edge wear present, especially at the spine ends. Cloth shows light soiling, and there is mild age-toning to the textblock edges. Rear hinge starting, and previous library stamp on both endpapers. Spine is slightly shelf-cocked and sunned. Still, the textblock is largely free of flaws on this handsome first U.S. edition of Wells' masterwork.

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    April, 2007
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