THE STOLEN BODY AND OTHER TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED. Wells, erbert, eorge.

THE STOLEN BODY AND OTHER TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED ...

[London]: Published for Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. by The London Book Co. Ltd., n.d., [1930s]. Small octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-254 [255-256: blank] [note: first and last leaves used as front and rear paste-downs] jacket art by Robb, original dark red cloth, front and spine stamped in gold. First edition of this collection. Number 175 of "The Novel Library" series. Collects "The Stolen Body," "The Case of Davidson's Eyes," "The Moth," "The Story of the Late Mr Elvesham," "Under the Knife," "The Plattner Story," "The Crystal Egg," "The Man Who Could Wprk Miracles," "A Dream of Armageddon," "The New Accelerator," "The Door in the Wall," "The Apple" and "The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost." All stories were published in earlier collections of Wells's short fiction. Currey, p. 523. Front hinge cracked, fading inked store stamp to front paste-down, text paper tanned, an about very good copy in a good to very good dust jacket with a small chip to the upper front panel, shallow chips to corner tips, small chips to spine ends. An uncommon book. (24624). Item #24624

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