November 10, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 286: WELLS, H.G. Island of Doctor Moreau.(13 views)
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Description: WELLS, H.G. The Island of Doctor Moreau. Frontispiece by 'C.R.A.' [Charles Robert Ashbee], half-title with adverts on verso. 8vo, publisher's pictorial tan cloth, few trifling blemishes to covers and spine; bookplate and small booklabel to front pastedown, contents clean. London: William Heinemann, 1896
Notes: first edition, first issue. Conforms to Currey's priority (A) binding with publisher's blindstamped monogram on rear cover. Publisher's inserted advertisements at end. A fine copy, scarce in this condition. Currey, p. 520.