London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
WELLS, H. G. (1866-1946). Tono-Bungay. London: Macmillan, 1909. 8°. Half title, 8-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (marginal stain to a few leaves). Original green cloth decorated in gilt and blind (spine a little faded, extremities lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. IMPORTANT PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "To Mrs Sydney Webb, from H. G. Wells." Beatrice Webb (1858-1943), Fabian and social reformer.
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