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The Works.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1924–7. Atlantic Edition. 28 volumes, octavo (225 x 152 mm). Original red half morocco by Stikeman & Co., gilt titles and decoration to spines, gilt raised bands, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispieces with tissue guards, title pages printed in red and black. Minor rubbing to extremities, spines uniformly a little toned; an excellent set. Signed limited edition, deluxe issue bound in half morocco, number 689 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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