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    H. G. Wells. INSCRIBED. Ann Veronica. A Modern Love Story. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. First edition of Wells' scandalous novel, inscribed by the author to novelist Willard Wiener on the title page with mention of Hemingway. Octavo. 352 pages. Publisher's brick-red cloth stamped in gilt, in original dust jacket. Covers rubbed with some edgewear, spine ends frayed, bottom edge dampstained. Jacket edges chipped, some splitting at folds, cellophane tape pieces to flaps. Very good. Currey, 416. Hammond A5. Wells 38. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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