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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 237

    WELLS, H.G. (1866-1946). The Island of Doctor Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896. 8°, frontispiece by 'C.R.A.' [Charles Robert Ashbee], 34 pages of advertisements (partially unopened) (frontispiece and title-page spotted, some separation of front endpapers). Publisher's pictorial cloth (light waterstaining and spotting). Provenance: M. Wil[liam?] Hague; Dr Le M-- Pat. (pencil inscriptions on front endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Wells 8.

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    WELLS, H.G. (1866-1946). The Island of Doctor Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896. 8°, frontispiece by 'C.R.A.' [Charles Robert Ashbee], 34 pages of advertisements (partially unopened) (frontispiece and title-page spotted, some separation of front endpapers). Publisher's pictorial cloth (light waterstaining and spotting). Provenance: M. Wil[liam?] Hague; Dr Le M-- Pat. (pencil inscriptions on front endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Wells 8.


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