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Wells, H.G.
book-date: 1897
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(Tall) Hardcover
Design: Karen Nelson
Book= Fine-
Dustjacket= near-Fine

Galahad Books: 1993 hardcover (copyright 1897.) This is an "instant remainder" book from Barnes & Noble or a similar bookstore chain. Jacket design by Karen Nelson, 406 pages. (6-1/4" by 9-1/4") Condition is Fine (-) in a near-Fine dustjacket: book is tight and square, light bumping at top & bottom of spine; age tanning is very mild and uniform. Dustjacket is unclipped (no price) with no tears - and looks nice except that back cover shows light rubbing and faint scratches. No stamps, marks or writing - a clean copy that is probably unread.

A hardcover collection by H. G. Wells: Thirty Strange Stories. Most of Wells' stories were collected before 1900, and there are dozens of collections reprinting from the original half-dozen collectons. Which volumes are best for you depends on what you already have or how much you like H. G. Wells' stories.

The Strange Orchid
AEpyornis Island
The Plattner Story
The Argonauts of the Air
The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham
The Stolen Bacilus
The Red Room
A Moth (Genus Unknown)
In the Abyss
Under the Knife
The Reconciliation
A Slip Under the Microscope
In the Avu Observatory
The Triumphs of a Taxidermist
A Deal in Ostriches
The Rajah's Treasure
The Story of Davidson's Eyes
The Cone
The Purple Pileus
A Catastrophe
Le Mari Terrible
The Apple
The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic
The Jilting of Jane
The Lost Inheritance
Pollock and the Porroh Man
The Sea Raiders
In the Modern Vein
The Lord of the Dynamos
The Treasure in the Forest

This is a sort of omnibus, containing all 17 stories from The Plattner Story (1897 - the first place those stories were collected), and 10/15 stories from The Stolen Bacillus (1895 - another "primary" collection of Wells stories.) As far as I can tell, 3 stories were first collected in the 1897 edition of this book: "The Reconciliation" (a.k.a. "The Bulla"), "The Rajah's Treasure" and "Le Mari Terrible."