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    H. G. Wells. The Croquet Player. New York: Viking, 1937. First U. S. edition, unrevised long galley proofs. Skinny quarto. 61 leaves printed recto only. Side-stitched in mismatched paper wrappers, binder's tape backstrip, original paper label affixed to front wrapper. Publisher's promotion copy writing laid in. Pages browned and somewhat brittle, dampstained with some cockling, joints starting, light creasing and glue residue to front wrapper from copy slip. Good. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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