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    One of 250 Signed Copies

    H. G. Wells. SIGNED/LIMITED. The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind. Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1931. First edition, limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 217, and signed by the author. Two quarto volumes. [1, limitation], [2, blank], [xvi], 454; [iv], 455-924 pages. Two frontispieces and forty-four halftone illustrated plates and eleven charts printed in orange and black inserted throughout the two volumes. Publisher's quarter-cloth binding with deep reddish purple backstrip and light purple paper boards, boards stamped in gilt, paper title labels affixed to spines, in original glassine jackets. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Boards very lightly rubbed. Near fine copies in tattered glassine jackets. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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    April, 2015
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