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    Four Macmillan Editions in Jacket

    H. G. Wells. Group of Four First U. S. Edition Books in Original Dust Jackets. Published in New York by Macmillan and Co. Four octavo volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's red cloth, three copies with front board lettered in gilt, one with front board lettered in blind, all spines lettered in gilt. Each in original dust jacket. Includes: The Soul of a Bishop. 1917. [viii]. 341, [1, blank], [8, advertisements]. Frontispiece by C. Allan Gilbert. Extremities rubbed. Jacket spine ends and corners chipped, some other light edgewear. Very good. [and:] The Dream. 1924. Top edge gilt. [vi], 318 pages. Spine gently leaning, corners bumped, light rubbing, previous owner gift inscription. Jacket rubbed, small tears and chips at joints and flaps. Very good. [and:] A Year of Prophesying. 1925. [2, blank], [x], 352, [4, blank]. Front board stamped in blind. Spine ends and corners rubbed, some light interior soiling, bookseller tickets. Jacket rubbed, edges chipped, some tape repairs on verso, light marginal creasing, bruise to front panel, machine clipped. Good. [and:] Christina Alberta's Father. 1925. 401, [1, blank] pages. Edges lightly rubbed, top edge dust-soiled, with small splash to text block. Front flap clipped, spine panel very slightly dulled, edges worn with some small chips. Very good.
    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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