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    Are We Not Men?

    H. G. Wells. The Island of Doctor Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896. Mixed-issue in original Currey A binding with later publisher's catalog not appearing before 1898. Octavo. [2, blank], x, 219, [1, blank], [1, note], [1, printer's imprint], [1, advertisement], [1 blank] pages, with thirty-two page publisher's catalog inserted at rear, headed by The Nigger of the 'Narcissus.' Publisher's brown cloth, front board decoratively stamped and lettered in red and black, spine lettered in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear board. Inserted frontispiece with tissue guard. Covers lightly soiled, two small dampstains to bottom edge, rear endpapers faintly foxed. Very good. Currey, 420. Hammond B3. Wells 7. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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