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    H. G. Wells. The Works of H. G. Wells. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1924-1927.

    The Atlantic Edition. Limited to 620 numbered sets, signed by Wells. Twenty-eight octavo volumes, complete.

    Original red cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Spines somewhat faded. A nice set in very good condition.

    "The edition was printed directly from type on pure rag deckle-edge paper specially made for it and bearing the watermark H.G.W. Each volume contains 400-500 pages and a photogravure frontispiece, and is bound with fine buckram. The text throughout was read and revised by the author, who wrote a special preface to each volume as well as a general introduction to the set." (Hammond) From the Frank Collection.

    Currey. Hammond G. Wells. 89.


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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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