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WELLS, H.G. Tono-Bungay. London: Macmillan, 1909. 8° (192 x 128mm). Half-title, 3 pages of illustrations, last 4 advertisement leaves. Original pale green cloth, spine gilt, top edge gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Pinnie" from H.G." on half-title. Hammond A4; Wells 38.
The New Machiavelli. London: John Lane, 1911. 8° (185 x 125mm). Half-title, final 15 advertisement leaves. Original pink cloth, upper cover lettered in white, spine lettered in gilt within white borders (slightly soiled, spine faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To Pinnie (Respectfully) from Her Son-in Law H.G." on front free endpaper. Hammond A7; Wells 41.
The Great State, Essays in Construction by H.G. Wells [and others]. London and New York: Harper, 1912. 8° (185 x125mm). Original red cloth, upper cover lettered in black, spine lettered in gilt (faded). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Pinnie Winks from her Son in Law" on front free endpaper. Hammond E10; Wells 45.
Marriage. London: Macmillan, 1912. 8° (191 x128mm). Half-title, final 4 advertisement leaves. Original green cloth (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "Pinnie from her affectionate Son in Law H.G." on front free endpaper. Hammond A8; Wells 47. (4)
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