TWELVE STORIES AND A DREAM. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited / New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-377 [378: blank] [379-384: ads] + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "20.9.03" at base of page  inserted at rear, original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition. A collection of thirteen science fiction and fantasy stories including "Filmer," one of Wells's finest stories, "The Valley of the Spiders," "The Truth About Pyecraft," "The New Accelerator," The Stolen Body," and "A Dream of Armageddon." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1680. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2336. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 29. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1967-72. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-248. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15097. Currey, p. 526. Hammond C5. Wells 23. Wells Society 23. Bookplate of J. Ogden Armour affixed to front free endpaper, signature of Mrs. J. O. Armour in pencil on the front paste-down. Mild rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, a couple of tiny rubs to spine and front panels, mild bump to upper front corner, endpapers lightly tanned, a bright, very good copy. (#156367).
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