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    Early Wells in Dust Jacket

    H. G. Wells. The Wonderful Visit. London: J. M. Dent, 1895. First edition. Octavo. [viii], 251, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's red buckram, stamped in gilt with angel figure designed by Arthur Rackham on front board, edges beveled. Top edge gilt, rest untrimmed. In scarce original printed jacket. Covers lightly rubbed, shallow spine lean. Jacket repaired with closed tear along front joint and across backstrip addressed and reinforced, light chipping to edges and some red soiling along bottom edge. A near fine book in a very nicely preserved jacket with only minor repairs. Currey, 426. Hammond B2. Wells 5. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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