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    H.G. Wells Hardcover Books Group of 11 (Various Publishers, 1890s-1940s). Includes War of the Worlds first hardcover American edition, and 1948 US edition (with dust jacket); The Island of Dr. Moreau first US edition, and Reader's Library edition (with dust jacket); The Time Machine Reader's Library Edition with dust jacket (tanned last third of the pages); In the Days of the Comet first American Edition; The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth first edition; The War in the Air 1908 first (later) edition (sunned spine); The Sea Lady first American edition; When the Sleeper Wakes first American edition; and The Country of the Blind and Other Stories first edition. Grades range from Good to Fine, with most being above average. None have dust jackets unless otherwise noted. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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    28th Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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