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    Inscribed with Holographic Correction

    H. G. Wells. INSCRIBED. The Sea Lady. A Tissue of Moonshine. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1902. First U. S. edition, inscribed by the author to James Welch in the year of publication on the half title page. Holographic correction ("obvious" for "observed") in Wells's hand on page 299, corrected in subsequent editions. Octavo. viii, 300, [12, publisher's catalog] pages, frontispiece and seven additional illustrated plates by Lewis Baumer inserted throughout. Publisher's decorated green cloth, stamped in gilt, black and light green. Covers rubbed with some light soiling, backstrip and upper margins faded, corners softly bumped. Bookplate and holographic pen to front pastedown. Good. Hammond B8. Wells 21. 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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