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    H. G. Wells. The Island of Doctor Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896.

    First edition. Octavo. x, 219 pages plus 32 pages of advertisements. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Introduction by Charles Edward Prendick. Publisher's logo blind-stamped on back cover. First state binding.

    Original light brown cloth. Red and black decorative cover. Publisher's logo blindstamped on back cover. Slightly skewed. Minor scuffing to spine. Inked rubberstamp on final page of table of contents: "H. G. Sharp 14 Mar 1898 Oxford." Otherwise, a nice copy in very good condition. From the Frank Collection.

    Bleiler. Currey. Hammond B3. Wells 7.


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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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