New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Atlantic Edition. 8VO Hardcover. Very Good. Item #65660
Signed by H.G. Wells in Vol 1. Limited Atlantic Edition complete in 28 volumes, No. 563. All text is clean, no writing, underlining or creases present. Binding is stiff and hinges are all secure. Light corner bumps and rubbing on edges. Deckled textblock with faded gold gilding to topedge. Deep red three quarter leather boards with red cloth trim show minor wear from age. Marbled endpapers are all numbered on the top left corner in blue pen and small no. sticker. Original owner's bookplate is inside each volume on front endpaper. Pages have a warm toned patina. Spines are intact, some small white splatters found on vol. 11, 21 and 23. Volume 2 shows minor water damage to boards and black marking on front cover. Overall incredible set - a Wells collector's dream.