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    The War of the Worlds Serialized in Pearson's Magazine Bound Volumes Group of 2 (C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1897). Two first edition octavo volumes. Volume III covers January to June, 1897;and Volume IV covers July to December, 1897. A total of nine installments, with illustrations by Warwick Goble. Wells' classic alien invasion story in its rare original form -- just the way it first appeared to thrill and horrify its Victorian readers. These volumes also include several other illustrated works of fiction and non-fiction including a portion of Captains Courageous and Tomb of His Ancestors by Rudyard Kipling, and "Tales of the High Seas" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Cased in the original publisher's richly-decorated cloth over beveled boards. A beautiful set, in near-Fine condition.

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    12th Thursday
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