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    H. G. Wells. Select Conversations With an Uncle. London: John Lane, 1895. First edition of H. G. Wells' first publication. One of 650 copies. Octavo. Publisher's light purple moire cloth. Bookplate. Bright, fresh and lovely copy.

    More Information: H. G. Wells. Select Conversations With an Uncle. London: John Lane, 1895. First edition of H.G. Wells' first publication. One of 650 copies. Octavo. [x], 117, [3, blanks], 16 [publisher's ads; this copy not containing pages. 56 of the ads which is often excised due to the publisher's misspelling of Edmund Gosse's name as "Goose") pages. With the half title proclaiming this title to be No. 3 of the "The Mayfair Set". Publisher's light purple moire cloth with gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. Bookplate of 'Albert Harrison'. Bright and fresh. A lovely copy.

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