WELLS, H. G.

The Works.

Atlantic Edition.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924-27 Stock Code: 143381
£17,500.00
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An attractive set

A handsome set of the Atlantic Edition. Signed limited edition, deluxe issue, number 711 of 1,050 sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf of Volume I and released for distribution in America, of which 50 were reserved for presentation.

A further 620 sets were released by T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd, in Great Britain and Ireland, 20 of which were reserved for presentation. Wells contributed new prefaces especially for this edition, which was also issued in a blue morocco binding, with no priority between the two colours.

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Description

28 volumes, octavo (225 x 152 mm). Publisher's deluxe red half morocco by Stikeman & Co., titles and decoration in gilt to spines, gilt raised bands, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Frontispieces with tissue-guards, title pages printed in red and black.

Condition

Very faint sunning to spines, a touch of rubbing to tips, the binding otherwise sharp, internally crisp, a near-fine set.

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