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    H. G. Wells. The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1931. First edition, number 18 of 250 sets signed by the author on the limitation page (this copy inscribed there, as well). Two quarto volumes. xvi, 454; [iv], [457]-924 pages. Inserted frontispiece in each volume. Publisher's maroon cloth over maroon-red paper boards with gilt titles on front boards and paper spine title labels. Minor wear to boards, with a tiny split of the cloth at the spine head of volume one. Light chips to the paper label of volume two. Short tear to front free endpaper of volume one at the bottom. A tight, clean copy of a scarce Wells signed title in very good condition. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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    September, 2011
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