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    To the Right Honourable First Baron Olivier

    H. G. Wells. INSCRIBED. The World Set Free. A Story of Mankind. London: Macmillan and Co., 1914. First edition, inscribed by the author to fellow Fabian and future Governor of Jamaica, Sydney Olivier. Octavo. [viii], 286 pages, with ten pages of publisher's catalogs inserted at rear, the final eight pages headed "Macmillan's New Fiction." Publisher's green cloth, decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Backstrip rubbed and lightly faded, some edgewear. Endpapers lightly foxed. Very good. Currey, 426. Hammond B12. Wells 51. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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