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The War of the Worlds.
London: William Heinemann, 1898 - Octavo. Original grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black, publisher's monogram in black on rear cover, untrimmed. Some minor rubbing to spine ends, a little foxing to covers, tips slightly bumped, front hinge cracked but holding, internally fresh. An excellent copy. First edition, first issue, with the 16-page publisher's catalogue and the end, dated 1897 and headed by New Letters of Napoleon I. The War of the Worlds was originally printed as a serial in Pearson's magazine from April to December 1897. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy, I p. 228; Wells 14. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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