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    H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds. (London: William Heinemann, 1898), first edition, no statement of printing on the copyright page, Currey third form publisher's 32 page catalog bound in back, 303 pages, gray cloth with black titles, 12mo (5.5" x 7.75"), foxing to page edges, nicely inked gift inscription on the inside front cover, covers lightly soiled, else near fine. A classic of the genre, inspiring infamous radio plays and bad movies. From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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