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    H. G. Wells. Group of Six Books. London: 1896-1902. First editions, association copies, each inscribed by the author to W. E. Henley. Together, six volumes, comprising The Wheels of Chance. London: J. M. Dent and Co., 1896. Inscribed on the half-title. [Together with:] The Plattner Story and Others. London: Methuen & Co., 1897. Inscribed on the front free endpaper.[And:] Certain Personal Matters. London: Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., 1898. Inscribed on the half-title. [And:] Love and Mr. Lewisham. London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1900. Inscribed on the first blank. [And:] The Sea Lady. London: Methuen & Co., 1902. Inscribed on the first blank. [And:] Anticipations... London: Chapman & Hall, Ld., 1902. Inscribed on the half-title. Octavos. Various paginations. Publisher's cloth. Spines generally sunned, soiled and worn; some wear to bindings. A few hinges starting; text generally toned with some wear. Bookplates (Eugene Plunkett's). Generally good or better. An excellent association, "...Henley encouraged Wells to write and to rewrite The Time Machine...he published the first and second version in his magazines the National Observer and the New Review...Wells had initially intended to to dedicate the novel to his editor and patron..." (Ashford, London Underground, Liverpool: 2013, accessed online).

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