DescriptionH. G. Wells. The Wheels of Chance. London: 1896. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.
More Information: H. G. Wells. The Wheels of Chance. A Holiday Adventure. London: J. M. Dent and Company, 1896. First edition. Octavo. [xiv], 313 pages with ten page publisher's catalog inserted at rear, no page one or two, as called for in Wells. Frontispiece with numerous innertextual illustrations. Publisher's red buckram, spine and front board lettered in gilt, front board decoratively stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, rest untrimmed. Spine very slightly leaning, backstrip and upper edge of front board faintly sunned, hinges starting, previous owner signature, small bookseller ticket. Very good.
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