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Alvin Langdon COBURN]. H.G. WELLS
The Door in the Wall. Illustrated with Photogravures from Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn. [With separate Commentary Volume]. 980 SETS WERE PRINTED
Folio Society, 2016. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, Facsimile Volume on laid paper, with mounted frontispiece and 10 plates, Commentary Volume with portrait frontispiece; Facsimile Volume bound in brown boards lettered in gilt, contrasting brown cloth back, uncut, Commentary Volume in brown cloth, upper board lettered in gilt, the whole housed in publisher's cloth solander case with illustrations inset and lettered in gilt. A fine set. EDITION LIMITED TO 980 COPIES. Splendid facsimile reissue of the original limited edition of 1911. The Commentary Volume contains essays on Wells by George Hendrick and David Lodge. Also included are transcripts of letters from Coburn to Wells written during the development of the book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Island Books [Thakeham, West Sussex, United Kingdom]
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