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|Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge].||WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES .|
Publisher: London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers,, 1899
Used. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-328  [330-332: blank] [note final leaf is a blank], three inserted plates with illustrations by H. Lanos, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Wells on half title leaf: "W. Pett Ridge / (Scoundrel) / From H. G. Wells." William Pett Ridge (1860- 1930) was a journalist and minor novelist, part of the PALL MALL GAZETTE crowd, and one of the principal authors in the cockney...
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|Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge].||WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES. Inscribed to His Father|
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, London, 1899
Used. First Edition. Important Family Presentation Copy, inscribed on the second free endpaper to his father: "For / Joseph Wells / From his / affectionate son / H.G. Wells". A fine copy showing light use, minimal spotting to contents - very nice indeed. Publisher's original red cloth, gilt lettered at the spine. 8vo., pp. [1-8]  2-328  [330-332: blank] [note final leaf is a blank], three inserted plates on glossy stock with illustrations by H. Lanos. One of Well's major "scientific...
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