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    Sale 7590

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 343

    WELLS, H.G. The Dream, a novel. London: Jonathan Cape, 1924. 16° (191 x 125mm). Preliminary advertisement leaf, half-title. Original mauve cloth gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "From the Author to his Mother in Law" on recto of first advertisement leaf. Hammond A18; Wells 91.

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    WELLS, H.G. The Dream, a novel. London: Jonathan Cape, 1924. 16° (191 x 125mm). Preliminary advertisement leaf, half-title. Original mauve cloth gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "From the Author to his Mother in Law" on recto of first advertisement leaf. Hammond A18; Wells 91.

    Christina Alberta's Father. London: Jonathan Cape, 1925. 16° (191 x 125mm). Advertisement leaves, half-title. Original maroon cloth gilt (slightly faded and waterstained). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "The Author to his Mother in Law with Love" on front free endpaper. Hammond A 19; Wells 94.

    The World of William Clissold, a novel at a new angle. London: Ernest Benn, 1926. Vols. I-II only (of 3), 8° (185 x 125mm). Half-titles, final advertisement leaf in vol.1. Original brown cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "The Author to his Mother in Law; Sept. 1st 1926" on front free endpaper of vol.1. Hammond A20; Wells 96. (4)


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