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    With the First Appearance of H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds

    [H. G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, and others]. The First Six Years of Pearson's Magazine. Volumes I - XII. London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1896-1901. First editions. Twelve octavo volumes. Profusely illustrated by some of the great artists of the day, including Warwick Goble, Cecil Aldin, Stanley Wood, and others. Publisher's richly decorated cloth over beveled boards. Light dust-soiling to most volumes. Uneven foxing throughout. A few tender hinges. Overall, a very good set. Includes the first appearance of H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, serialized in its entirety in the 1897 volumes; Tales of the High Seas by Arthur Conan Doyle; and Captains Courageous by Kipling.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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