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    Three Illustrated Editions

    H. G. Wells. Group of Three Illustrated Edition Books. Three quarto volumes. Includes: The Time Machine. New York: Random House, 1931. Illustrated edition designed by W. A. Dwiggins. [xii], 86, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's quarter-cloth binding. Light fading to upper margins of boards, minor scuffs to rear board. Lacking slipcase. Very good. [and:] The Country of the Blind. [London]: Golden Cockerel Press, 1939. Illustrated with engravings by Clifford Webb. Limited edition, number forty-five of 280 total copies. [2, blank], 68 [2, blank] pages. Publisher's quarter-leather binding. Boards slightly bowed, spine faintly faded, light rubbed. Very good. [and:] Tono-Bungay. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1960. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb. Limited edition, number sixty-six of 1500 total copies, signed by the illustrator. [2, blank], [xiv], 395, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [3, blank] pages. Publisher's binding in original slipcase. Near fine with only the slightest rubbing, slipcase slightly sun-faded.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.


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