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    In Scarce Trial Binding

    H. G. Wells. The Island of Dr. Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896. First edition in scarce trial binding, not mentioned in Currey or Hammond. Octavo. [2, blank] x, 219, [1, blank], [1, note], [1, printer's imprint], [1, advertisement], [1, blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt with blind rules to boards. Inserted frontispiece with tissue guard. Gentle spine lean with light wear to spine ends, corners bumped, top edge dust-soiled. Very light offsetting to front endpaper. Very good. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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