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    "Intended for Circulation only in India and the British Dominion Over the Seas."

    H. G. Wells. Group of Four Macmillan Empire Library Edition Books. Published in London by Macmillan and Co. Four octavo volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's light blue cloth, front panels and spines elaborately stamped in blue and lettered in gilt. Includes: Marriage. 1912. [viii], 551, [1, blank], 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 5.11.12] pages. Cloth rubbed with some wear to margins and edges, light soiling to rear board, boards slightly warped, small tear to front joint, hinges starting. Very good. [and:] The Passionate Friends. 1913. No. 618. [viii], 356, 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 10.8.13] pages. Backstrip faded with small scuff, edges worn, corners bumped. Very good. [and:] The World Set Free. 1914. No. 637. [viii], 286, 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 10.12.13] pages. Cloth lightly soiled with some faint foxing, backstrip faded, corners bumped, offsetting to endpapers, previous owner signature covered by bookplate, bookseller rubberstamp, blank paper tipped to rear endpaper. Good. [and:] The Research Magnificent. 1915. No. 648. [vi], 406, 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 5.8.15] pages. Cloth rubbed with some soiling, backstrip faded, spine gently leaning, edges worn, some foxing. Good.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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