Lot 403 of 565:
The Island of Dr. Moreau H.G. Wells First Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,080
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Island of Doctor Moreau

Author:
Wells, H.G.

Place:
London

Publisher:
William Heinemann

Date:
1896

Description:

i-x, 219, [2], + [34] ad pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard.  Tan cloth with decorations and text in red and black. First Edition.

Currey's 'B' binding, designated by lacking monogram on rear cover and that page one of the publisher's catalogue in rear opens with a work by Joseph Conrad. There are minor textual variations between British and American editions (Currey p. 520).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light flaking to text on front cover, slight rubbing to corners of boards; light foxing to endpapers, some tears in corner of two ad pagers in rear; very good.


 
Item number:
304933
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