Wells. H. G. TEXT-BOOK OF BIOLOGY. In Two Volumes. London: W. B. Clive & Co, . First Edition, first issue (vol. 1 on the spine, no blind-stamp on the front cover). H. G. Wells' first book, a significant rarity, here found in original green publisher's cloth, decorated in blind and gilt. Wells also provided drawings for four dozen folding plates. A Good copy with honest overall wear and no faults of any major consequence. In Volume One, both inner hinges are starting to crack. Volume Two's rear hinge starting to crack. Exceedingly rare. Early ownership stamp to title. From the famed library of Oliver Brett, 3rd Viscount of Esher (1881-1963). Bookseller Inventory # 001839
Title: TEXT-BOOK OF BIOLOGY (Author's First Book, ...
Publisher: W. B. Clive & Co
Publication Date: 1893
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
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