THE SHORT STORIES OF H. G. WELLS. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [1-2] 3-1015 [1016-1018: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, decorated endpapers. First U.S. edition. August Derleth's copy with his signature and 1929 date on the front free endpaper. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-179; (1987) 1-102; (1995) 1-102; and (2004) II-1231. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 10067. See Hammond C8. Gold stamping on spine panel a bit dull, two faint spots on rear cover, a very good copy. (#163052).
First edition so stated on copyright page.