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    First Edition in Dust Jacket

    H. G. Wells. The History of Mr. Polly. London: Thomas Nelson, 1910. First edition. Octavo. 374, [7, advertisements], [1, colophon] pages, with small quarter-folded sheet advertising Nelson's New Novels, April-December 1910, laid in. Publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, background painted white and double-ruled in gilt, in original dust jacket. Cloth very lightly rubbed with small chips to upper edge of enamel. Two-inch closed tear to interior of front panel, light marginal toning, short tears to bottom edge, crease to bottom edge of front flap. Very good. Currey, 418. Hammond A6. Wells 39. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
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