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    All Ten Photogravure Plates Present

    [Alvin Langdon Coburn]. H. G. Wells. LIMITED. The Door in the Wall. And Other Stories. Illustrated with Photogravures from Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn. New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. First edition. Collection of eight short stories. Complete with ten photogravures mounted to pages throughout. Folio. [vi], 153 pages, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [3, blank] pages. Publisher's quarter-cloth with soft maroon paper-covered boards over tan backstrip. Front cover stamped in gilt, printed paper label affixed to spine. Front board faded to brown and slightly soiled with some minor abrasions with a narrow dampstain near joint running the length on the book, corners bumped with some wear. Embossed ex-libris stamp to front endpaper, offsetting from plates, as expected. Very good overall. Currey, 417. Hammond C7. Wells 43. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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