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    Early U. S. Issue in Maroon Cloth

    H. G. Wells. The Time Machine. An Invention. New York: Henry Holt, [circa 1895]. Early issue, U. S. edition. H. G. Wells's name corrected, no longer "H. S. Wells." Small octavo. [viii], 216 pages. Publisher's vertically-ribbed maroon cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, lacking gilt-stamped publisher's device on front board. Covers lightly rubbed, some wear to extremities and spine ends, small divot to top edge of rear board, corners gently bumped. Front hinge starting. Very good. Currey, 424. 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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