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    Sale 7590

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 344

    WELLS, H.G. The Works [Atlantic Edition]. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924-1927.

    Price Realised  

    WELLS, H.G. The Works [Atlantic Edition]. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924-1927.

    28 volumes, 8° (232 x 154mm). Half-titles, portrait. Original buckram-backed green boards, green monogram embossed on front covers, spines with paper labels (a few spines slightly soiled), uncut, most volumes with glassine wrappers (rather torn), card slipcases (worn).

    FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of the author's extant works with his own revisions. ONE OF 50 SETS FOR PRESENTATION, as stated in manuscript, of an edition limited to 1050 sets for America, signed by the author. This copy incribed: "To dear Gip From his Daddy" on first limitation leaf in volume 1. Hammond G; Wells p. 26. (28)


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