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    H. G. Wells. Select Conversations With an Uncle (Now Extinct) and two other reminiscences. London: 1895. First edition. Inscribed by Wells.

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    H. G. Wells. Select Conversations With an Uncle (Now Extinct) and two other reminiscences. London: John Lane, 1895. First edition. Inscribed by Wells with history about this title.

    Inscribed by Wells on the first blank: "These were originally articles/in the Pall Mall Gazette/in 1894-5/H. G. Wells[underlined]". Small octavo. [2, blank], [x], 117, [3, blank], 16, ads, pages. Publisher's full grayish watered silk over boards, spine lettered in gilt. Spine a bit dull, some rubbing to binding, gutter facing first blank cracking, final gutter cracking. Still, very good. Wells' first book of essays.

    Hammond D1.

    From the John McLaughlin/Book Sail Collection.



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