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Mr. Belloc Objects to "The Outline of History"

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Mr. Belloc Objects to "The Outline of History"

by Wells, H. G

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London: Watts & Co., 1926. Undetermined. very good. 1st hardcover edition. vii, 55pp. Small octavo. Red cloth covered boards with black lettering on spine and front cover. Black border on front board. Front board bowed slightly. Slight edgewear to boards. Spine is stained, faded and lightly worn. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. Two B/W frontis' with illustrated portraits of Wells and Belloc. A few small spots of foxing to preliminaries and outer edges, else it is internally bright and clean. In orange dust jacket with black lettering. Column border illustration to front cover. Jacket shows some darkening and discolouration (especially near spine) as well as some light chipping near edges. A nice copy in a very good jacket. very good Wells Society 96. The Forum Series. "The verbal blows exchanged between Wells and Belloc over the Outline of History seem to have entertained a largely impartial public". 1926


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Mr. Belloc Objects to "The Outline of History"
Wells, H. G
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Used - very good
Watts & Co.
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Belloc|English Author|English Lit|H. G. Wells|History|Wells, H.G.

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Aquila Books specializes in books dealing with Polar Exploration, Western Canadiana, Mountaineering, the Canadian Pacific Railway, Early Voyages as well as many other areas. We also deal in antique maps and prints, historic photos, autograph letters, postcards, antique scientific instruments and antique bookcases. Please contact us if you have any questions.


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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]
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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
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