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    "Continual and repeated thanks for my nice daughter in law."

    H. G. Wells. INSCRIBED. The Way the World Is Going. Guesses & Forecasts of the Years Ahead. London: Ernest Benn, [1928]. First edition, inscribed by the author to Mr. Donald Craig, "with continual & repeated thanks / for my nice daughter in law," on the half title page. Craig's daughter, Marjorie, married George Wells and later served as H. G. Wells's personal assistant and business manager. Octavo. [xii], 301, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in original jacket. Very light occasional rubbing, light wear to spine ends, bottom corners gently bumped, top edge of text block slightly dust-soiled. Very faint discoloration to endpaper. Very good. Hammond E26. 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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