WELLS, H.G. 1866-1946. The Island of Dr. Moreau.  London: William Heinemann, 1896.

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WELLS, H.G. 1866-1946.
The Island of Dr. Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896.

US$ 800 - 1,200
£ 650 - 980
WELLS, H.G. 1866-1946.
The Island of Dr. Moreau. London: William Heinemann, 1896.
8vo. Illustrated frontispiece. 1 p advertisement for The Time Machine and 32 pp publisher advertisements at end. Publisher's pictorial cloth stamped in red and black, without publisher's monogram to rear cover, some soiling, light wear to joints.

FIRST EDITION, second binding, of Wells's chilling warning about the dangers of scientific progress run amok. The advertisements at the end begin with Conrad's Nigger of the Narcissus. Currey p 520; Hammond B3.
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