SEVEN FAMOUS NOVELS. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vii] viii-x [xi-xii] [1-2] 3-860 [861: blank] [862: "A note on the type in which this book is set"] [863-866: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in black, publisher's device stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained red. First printing of this collection. An omnibus volume collecting THE TIME MACHINE, THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, THE INVISIBLE MAN, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON, THE FOOD OF THE GODS and IN THE DAYS OF THE COMET. New introduction by Wells. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15061. Spine panel and upper and lower edges of cloth sunned, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by W. A. Dwiggins, as was the book) with wear along top and bottom edges and 35x60 mm chip from lower left corner of the front panel. (#163053).
"First Printing June 1, 1934" on copyright page.