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    In First Issue Binding

    H. G. Wells. The War in the Air. And Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While It Lasted. London: George Bell, 1908. First edition in first issue binding. Octavo. [viii], 389, [1, colophon], [2, advertisements] pages, frontispiece and an additional sixteen plates illustrated by A. C. Michael inserted throughout. Publisher's blue cloth, all lettering, decorations and borders stamped in gilt. Backstrip slightly dulled, cloth rubbed at joints and edges. Front hinge cracked, endpapers darkened. A presentable but good only copy. Currey, 425. Hammond B11. Wells 35. 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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