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    H. G. Wells. The First Men in the Moon. London: George Newnes, 1901. Second issue of the first English edition. Octavo. viii, 342, [2, blank], frontispiece and eleven additional illustrated plates inserted thought. Publisher's dark blue cloth, stamped in gilt, white endpapers. Spine ends and corners worn, backstrip slightly dulled, occasional splashes, very light soiling. Hinges just starting, endpapers darkened, two previous owner signatures, one scribbled out, bookplate, bookseller label embossed on front endpaper. Very good overall. Currey, 418. Hammond B7. Wells 18. 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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