OUTLINE OF HISTORY, HG Wells, 1st Waverley Limited Edition, 2 Vol Set 1920 RARE
The Outline of History Being a History of Life and Mankind, by HG Wells — First Edition, Waverley Book Company, Limited Edition 2-Volume Set, 1920 — RARE
Publisher: The Waverley Book Company, London (1920)
Rare 2-volume set of HG Wells' "The Outline of History, Being a History of Life and Mankind" — a special limited edition published by the Waverley Book Co. for its subscribers in 1920. Very good condition; the boards and binding are solid and tight. Light shelf wear and bumped corners present for both volumes. The pages are crisp and clean, save sporadic spots of foxing with some of the pages for both volumes. The title page in volume one has moderate foxing and the first blank page in volume two has some darkening. Previous owner's signature on first blank pages for both volumes. Beautiful volumes, complete with illustrations, maps, and photographs (and indices). Volume I: 277 pages; Volume II: 652 pages.