Four Uncorrected Proofs

    H. G. Wells. Group of Four Uncorrected Proofs. Published in London by Secker and Warburg. Four octavo volumes. Publisher's perfect binding in original printed wrappers. Includes: The Fate of Homo Sapiens. [1939]. vi, 328, [2, blank] pages. Wrappers soiled with faint vertical creasing, spine dulled, tape shadow at heel, slight spine lean. Very good. [and:] The New World Order. 1939. 191, [1, blank] pages. Near fine with only faint dulling of the spine and edges. [and:] All Aboard for Ararat. 1940. [vi], 106 pages. Wrappers lightly soiled with diagonal crease to rear, minor scuffs. Very good. [and:] You Can't Be Too Careful. A Sample of Life 1901-1915 [sic]. 1941. Scarce issue with numbers transposed on front wrapper. 296 pages. Wrappers somewhat faded, spine creased, soiled with occasional foxing. Good.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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