Lot 390 of 565:
The First Men in the Moon H.G. Wells 1st British Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$480
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The First Men in the Moon

Author:
Wells, H.G.

Place:
London

Publisher:
George Newnes

Date:
1901

Description:

vii, 342 pp. 12 illustrations on inserted plates. Dark blue cloth with stamped black decorations and text. First British Edition.

A landmark science fiction story.  "After "The First Men in the Moon", Wells's science fiction novels are never quite the same." - Bleiler, Science Fiction Writers, p. 28. Currey's 'D' binding of blue-green cloth stamped in black (p. 518).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine slightly faded with rubbing on ends; Toning to endpapers and edge of text block, interior bright throughout; very good.


 
Item number:
304937
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