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    H. G. Wells. Tales of Space and Time. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900.

    First edition. Octavo. 358 pages plus two pages of advertisements.

    Original light brown cloth. Decorative cover with gilt lettering. Just slightly skewed. Some slight discoloration to the spine.

    "The five stories in this volume were all printed in various magazines during 1897 and 1898, as follows: The Crystal Egg (The New Review), The Star (The Graphic), A Story of the Stone Age (serially in The Idler), A Story of the Days to Come (serially in The Pall Mall Magazine), and The Man Who Could Work Miracles (The Illustrated London News). The Star, which in its immensity of conception and imaginative vividness of execution must be reckoned one of the author's most powerful short stories" (Wells). From the Frank Collection.

    Bleiler. Currey. Hammond C4. Wells 16.


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