The Weekly Times. Hammond A2; Wells 17." /> WELLS, H.G. <I>Love and Mr. Lewisham</I>. London and New York: Harper, 1900. 8° (188 x 126mm). Half-title, final 2 advertisement leaves, with a typed quotation from Bacon tipped onto half-title. Original red cloth with mauve border, lettered in gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Mrs. Robbins with kind regards from H.G. Wells" on front blank. This 'story of a very young couple', in which the hero tries to lead his life according to a preconceived pattern, was first published in <I>The Weekly Times</I>. Hammond A2; Wells 17. | Christie's
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    WELLS, H.G. Love and Mr. Lewisham. London and New York: Harper, 1900. 8° (188 x 126mm). Half-title, final 2 advertisement leaves, with a typed quotation from Bacon tipped onto half-title. Original red cloth with mauve border, lettered in gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Mrs. Robbins with kind regards from H.G. Wells" on front blank. This 'story of a very young couple', in which the hero tries to lead his life according to a preconceived pattern, was first published in The Weekly Times. Hammond A2; Wells 17.

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    WELLS, H.G. Love and Mr. Lewisham. London and New York: Harper, 1900. 8° (188 x 126mm). Half-title, final 2 advertisement leaves, with a typed quotation from Bacon tipped onto half-title. Original red cloth with mauve border, lettered in gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Mrs. Robbins with kind regards from H.G. Wells" on front blank. This 'story of a very young couple', in which the hero tries to lead his life according to a preconceived pattern, was first published in The Weekly Times. Hammond A2; Wells 17.

    Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress upon Human Life and Thought. London: Chapman and Hall, 1902 [1901]. 8° (188 x 128mm). Half-title, errata slip tipped onto p. 239. Original red cloth gilt, top edge gilt (slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To Mrs Robbin with affectionate regards from H.G. Wells Nov 17th 1901" and pencil annotation on title "see inscription". First published in The Fortnightly Review. Hammond E3; Wells 19.

    The Discovery of the Future, a Discourse delivered at the Royal Institution on January 24, 1902. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1902. 8° (182 x 124mm). Half-title. Disbound preserving portions of original red black-printed wrappers. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Mrs. Pinnie Robbins from H.G. Wells" on front blank. Harrison F2; Wells 20.

    Mankind in the Making. London: Chapman and Hall, 1903. 8° (188 x 128mm). Half-title, a few illustrations in the text. Original blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To Pinnie from H.G." on half-title. Eleven of the chapters first appeared in The Fortnightly Review. Hammond E4; Wells 22. (4)


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