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    "A remarkable forecast of nuclear warfare..."

    H. G. Wells. The World Set Free. A Story of Mankind. London: Macmillan and Co., 1914. First edition. Octavo. [viii], 286 pages, with ten pages of publisher's advertisements inserted at rear, the final eight pages headed "Macmillan's New Fiction." Publisher's green cloth, decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, in original jacket. Spine ends rubbed, endpapers faintly browned. Jacket spine panel sun-toned, crown and corners chipped with some small closed tears to upper edge. Very good. Currey, 426. Hammond B12. Wells 51. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.

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