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Arion Press). Wells, H. G.

Published by Arion Press, San Francisco, 2008
Condition: As new Hardcover
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372 pp., illustrated with 14 prints by Stan Washburn; 8vo (9 x 6 inches), purple cloth with printed paper title labels on front cover and spine (the one on the front cover is in the shape of a squat medicine bottle), matching slipcase. Accompanied by the publisher's prospectus, a printed invitation to the publication party, and "Notes for Tono-Bungay" by Edward Mendelson, a 24-page pamphlet reprinting Mendelson's introduction to the 2005 Penguin Classics edition of Tono-Bungay. Wells's serio-comic novel of capitalism, greed, gullibility, and human nature. Edition of 300 numbered and 26 lettered copies, this #21. Bookseller Inventory # 20674

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Publisher: Arion Press, San Francisco

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As new

Edition: Limited edition.

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