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Experiment In Autobiography: Discoveries And Conclusions Of A Very Ordinary Brain (since 1866)

By Wells, H.G.

NY: MacMillan Company, 1934. 1st American Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Lightly soiled boards, clean spine, tight text and spine. Has some foxing on inside boards, tan cloth with black titles. Text is clean and unmarked. Has previous owners bookplate Originally published in Great Britain in 1934 in 2 volumes. This is a portrait of H. G. Wells 1866-1946, by himself, detailing his contemporaries and their times. He was impatient and turbulent, and his career as a writer and thinker was marked by his spirit of independence. Has 62 illustrations and photos. Has a flyer about the book taped lightly on one corner inside front endpaper. Photographs8 vo,718 pages


Memories Of A Hundred Years - 2 Volume Set

By Hale, Edward Everett

NY: The MacMillan Co, 1902. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Decorative cloth, with frontispiece tissue guard. Grey linen, gilt lettering on spines, elaborate gilt, red & black design on front covers. Of an hourglass adorned with wings, Extremities lightly rubbed, spines slightly faded. Deckle edges on right hand and bottom edges with gold gilt on top trimmed edge. Edward Everett Hale (April 3, 1822-June 10, 1909) was one of the most prominent American Unitarian ministers of the last half of the nineteenth century. He was also a popular journalist, editor, and author. His short story, "The Man Without A Country, " is an American masterpiece. An active social and charitable reformer, he founded the Lend a Hand Society to help people needing financial assistance. Hardcover. Vol 1 has a semi loose endpaper. Text pages are clean unmarked. Publisher: Macmillan Company; First Edition, First Printing edition (1902) ASIN: B009SWTXJK