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    H. G. Wells. The War of the Worlds. New York: 1900. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

    More Information: H. G. Wells. The War of the Worlds. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. Early illustrated reprint edition. Octavo. [x], 291ages. Frontispiece with additional illustrated plates inserted throughout. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered and stamped in gilt, front board lettered and ruled in black and decoratively stamped in gilt and black. Top edge gilt. Backstrip faded, edges lightly worn, corners bumped. Very good.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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