Somer Books - Previously Sold


The War Of The Worlds


by H. G. Wells


(William Heinemann, First Edition 1898)

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A Good copy of this First Edition (second state) of H. G. Wells' science fiction novel.

Book Condition: Good: Hardback, 8vo, 303 pages + 32 page catalogue.

Moderate to significant general wear and soiling to the original grey boards and spine, spine sunned but lettering still legible, boards firmly attached but endpaper hinges starting, text block sound with no loose pages, book seller's pencilled notation on front pastedown and ownership inscriptions on reverse of the Title Page (dated December 1903) as photographed below, an obviously well-read copy with intermittent light to moderate soiling and foxing, a couple pages in the catalogue have been carelessly opened with resultant fore-edge raggedness (no loss of text), overall internally clear and easily readable throughout.

No dust jacket.