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    H. G. Wells. The Wonderful Visit. London: 1895. First edition. Inscribed to poet Richard Le Gallienne.

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    H. G. Wells. The Wonderful Visit. London: J. M. Dent, 1895. First edition. Inscribed by Wells to poet Richard Le Gallienne.

    Inscribed by Wells on the half-title: "With the author's kind regards". Le Gallienne's bookplate is on the front pastedown, and there is a later pencil signature ("E. L. Gallienne") on the front free endpaper, presumably by his daughter, actress Eva Le Gallienne. Octavo. viii, 251, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full red cloth over beveled boards, front cover and spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Spine a bit sunned, some rubbing to binding, small number label on front pastedown, rear hinge cracking. Skewed. Still, good.

    Hammond B2.

    From the John McLaughlin/Book Sail Collection.



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