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    "Intended for Circulation only in India and the British Colonies."

    H. G. Wells. Group of Three Macmillan Colonial Library Edition Books. Published in London by Macmillan and Co. Three octavo volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's deep blue cloth, stamped in blind and lettered in gilt. Includes: Twelve Stories and a Dream. 1903. No. 467. [viii], 377, [1, blank], [6, advertisement], 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 20.9.03]. Edges worn, binding somewhat shaken and over-opened throughout, occasional light foxing, previous owner's rubber stamp. Good. [and:] The Food of the Gods. And How It Came to Earth. 1904. No. 485. [viii], 317, [1, blank], [2, advertisements], 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 30.7.04]. Edges lightly rubbed, light soiling to top edge of text block, scant foxing, previous owner rubber stamp. Very good. [and:] Tono-Bungay. 1909. No. 547. [iv], 493, [3, blank], 8 [publisher's catalog, dated 10.5.09]. Cloth worn at joints and edges, corners bumped, two small splashes to front board, rear hinge starting, previous owner signature. Good.
    From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.


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    April, 2015
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