The Fortnightly Review. Hammond E5; Wells 25." /> WELLS, H.G. <I>A Modern Utopia</I>. London: Chapman and Hall, 1905. 8° (188 x 125mm). Half-title, frontispiece and 6 plates after Edmund J. Sullivan. (Slightly browned.) Original red cloth gilt, top edge gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To Pinnie April 10th 1905" on half-title. First published in <I>The Fortnightly Review</I>. Hammond E5; Wells 25.|
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    WELLS, H.G. A Modern Utopia. London: Chapman and Hall, 1905. 8° (188 x 125mm). Half-title, frontispiece and 6 plates after Edmund J. Sullivan. (Slightly browned.) Original red cloth gilt, top edge gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To Pinnie April 10th 1905" on half-title. First published in The Fortnightly Review. Hammond E5; Wells 25.

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    WELLS, H.G. A Modern Utopia. London: Chapman and Hall, 1905. 8° (188 x 125mm). Half-title, frontispiece and 6 plates after Edmund J. Sullivan. (Slightly browned.) Original red cloth gilt, top edge gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To Pinnie April 10th 1905" on half-title. First published in The Fortnightly Review. Hammond E5; Wells 25.

    The Future in America, a Search after Realities. London: Chapman and Hall, 1906. 8° (214 x 142mm). Half-title, 12 plates. Original red cloth gilt (slightly faded, small nicks in spine). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Pinnie - from H.G." on half-title. Hammond E6; Wells 28.

    New Worlds for Old. London: Archibald Constable, 1908. 8° (188 x 120mm). Half-title, final 2 advertisement leaves. Original red cloth gilt (slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Pinnie From Her Son in Law And now will you join the Fabians?" on half-title. First published in The Grand Magazine and elsewhere. Hammond E7; Wells 35.

    The War in the Air, and particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways fared while it lasted. London: George Bell and Sons, 1908. 8° (188 x 128mm). Half-title, 16 plates, final advertisement leaf. Original blue cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Pinnie from H.G." on half-title. First published in The Pall Mall Magazine. Hammond B11; Wells 36. (4)


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