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War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G

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  • hardcover
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Norwalk CT: Easton Press, 1964 Maroon leather bound edition, gilt decoration on covers, gilt lettering and raised bands on spine, page edges gilt. 221 pages. Collector's Notes laid in.. Hard Cover. As New/No Dust Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Joe Mugnaini. 7 x 10 ".

Synopsis

The War of the Worlds (1898) is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells describing an invasion of late Victorian England by Martians equipped with advanced weaponry. It is a seminal depiction of an alien invasion of Earth. The novel is narrated by an unnamed writer of scientific articles. Throughout the narrative he struggles to reunite with his wife, while witnessing the Martians rampaging through the southern English counties. The plot has been related to invasion literature of the time.

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Bookseller
Chequamegon Book Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
98636
Title
War of the Worlds
Author
Wells, H. G
Illustrator
Joe Mugnaini
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket as Issued
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Easton Press
Place of Publication
Norwalk CT
Date published
1964
Keywords
Science Fiction, Collectible, H. G. Wells, NOISBN
Bookseller catalogs
Fine Books;
Size
7 x 10 "

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spine
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]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
raised band(s)
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edges
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jacket
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