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    Two 1897 Pearson's Magazine Bound Volumes with Complete Serialization of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds. (London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1897), two volumes, Volume III: 708 pages plus Index, Volume IV: 752 pages plus Index, tan half-leather with darker embossed leather boards and gilt lettering on the spines, 8vo (approximately 7" x 9.5"). Contains the entire 1897 run of Pearson's, most notable for the complete serialization of Wells' early science fiction classic, The War of the Worlds. The volumes are in generally good condition, with some edge and corner wear noticeable, and minimal foxing and age toning, mostly to the endpapers. Both bindings are mildly shaken, and the leather along the spines is somewhat loose, especially on Volume IV. Both textblocks are largely free of any flaw, making this a truly rare chance to acquire, all at once, Wells' immortal story as it was originally published.

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    April, 2007
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