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    H. G. Wells. The Island of Doctor Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896. First edition.
    Octavo. x, [222], [32, ads, first ad is for The Time Machine, but is on different paper than the other ads] pages. Publisher's full brown cloth, front board stamped in black and red, spine lettered in black, publisher's monogram on rear in blind (Currey's (b) binding). Spine with several large tears and browned, some edgewear, soiling to boards, endleaves toned and mildly foxed, some toning, occasional wear in text. Skewed. Fair.


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