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    H. G. Wells. The Outline of History, Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind. London, [1919-1920]. First edition, in magazine format. Complete in 24 issues.

    More Information: H. G. Wells. The Outline of History, Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind. London: George Newnes Limited, [1919-1920]. First edition, in magazine format. Twenty-four quarto issues (complete series). 780 continuous pages, including the Index in volume 24. Forty-seven color and miscellaneous black and white illustrations throughout. Original wrappers with full color covers. Housed in a handsome, but slightly worn half leather slipcase. Tape repairs to covers of part 1. A few covers lightly creased. Cover to part 17 with a small abrasion and minor clip to corner. Most spines unusually fresh. All in all, a near fine copy. This first printing of the classic original magazine series was published fortnightly, from November 1919 to November 1920.

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