The War Of the Worlds

by Wells, H G

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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The War of the Worlds.

by Wells, H.G

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1898
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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first issue of this science fiction cornerstone. Octavo, original gray cloth lettered in black. Currey's state (A) with 16 pages publisher's advertisements at end dated Autumn 1897. In fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example. The War of the Worlds is a tour de force whose innumerable… Read more
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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

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1898
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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, Heinemann, 1898, first edition, some age toning to the top page edges, else a bright vg+/near fine copy. Most uncommon thus. Laid in is a fine 3 page, 135 word holograph letter SIGNED by Wells to Jane Barr on his EASTON GLEBE, DUNMOW residential stationery concerning a snafu with her letter and its subsequent… Read more
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1898
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William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first issue; Currey state (A) with 16 pages of adverts at rear. Cloth lightly edgeworn, darkened to spine. Spine slightly cocked forward. Interior hinges cracked at top halves of endsheets, binding intact; sound through textblock. Bookplate to front paste down. Remnants of pencil markings at front paste down,… Read more
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1898
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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition, Second State. Very Good. First edition, second state with 32 pages of ads following the text. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth lettered in black. Very Good. Light lean to binding. Cloth darkened and soiled, spine toned, front inner hinge slightly exposed.
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The War of the Worlds.

by WELLS, H.G.

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Heinemann, London., 1898. First edition. Octavo. 303 pages. 32 pages of adverts at rear (i.e. Currey's state B). Grey cloth lettered in black.Ownership signature on front free endpaper. This has been crossed through by a later owner who has made his own signature on the front free endpaper. Free endpapers lightly tanned. Very good indeed. A bright copy.
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The First UK printing published by Pearson's Magazine, London in 1897. A 2 Vols. set : 'Vol. 111 May to June 1897' and 'Vol 1V July to Dec 1897'. The BOOKS retain their original decorated publisher's boards. The first volume comprises bound issues of the Pearson's Magazine from January to June 1897 and is in Very Good+ condition. All edges… Read more
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New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1898. First American Edition. Very Good. First American edition and first illustrated edition. Bound in publisher's original light green cloth stamped in gilt, light green and black. Very Good with light lean to binding, cloth lightly soiled, rubbed at extremities and toned. Former owner name to title page with offsetting… Read more
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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

by H.G. Wells

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1898
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War of the Worlds (Collection of five vintage photographs from the 1953 film)

by H.G. Wells (novel); Byron Haskins (director); Barre Lyndon (screenwriter). Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite (starring)

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1953
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1953. Collection of five vintage reference photographs of flying saucer or other special effects from the classic 1953 science fiction film. Based on the 1898 novel by H.G. Wells. The first feature film adaptation. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Special Effects, and nominated for two more. National Film Registry.… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G.

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1964
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The War of the Worlds

by H G Wells

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1960
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UK: Looking Glass Library, 1960. New Edition . Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edward Gorey. 1st Edition Thus 1960. A new edition Illustrated by Edward Gorey Book is very good+ and bright boards. Rubbing to spine tips. Contents good. The wrapper is very good with minuscule loss to rubbed edges. A… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G.

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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. New. Hardcover. New - still sealed in Easton Press shrinkwrap. Bound in full dark brown genuine leather with real gold decorations and gilded page edges. Ships same or next business day very well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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The War of the Worlds

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1897
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The Cosmopolitan Press, 1897. Cloth. Very Good. Warwick Goble. This is the April 1897 edition of Cosmopolitan which is the first appearance of the first serialized portion of The War of the Worlds in print. It was simultaneously printed with the Pearson's magazine English edition. This copy is a bound copy of Cosmopolitan that includes all… Read more
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by Wells, H. G.

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The War of the Worlds

by H.G. Wells

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The war of the worlds

by H G Wells

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1958
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Scarce Heinemann edition with George Pal film cover art. frontis by G McGill.
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The War of the Worlds

by H.G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds.

by Wells, H. G.

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NY, Armed Services Editions, n.d. (1945), first edition thus, wrappers. Softcover.. No. 745 in this important series, a fantasy classic and film source, reprinted later in the series as No. 1091 in 1946, issued by the Council on Books in Wartime, designed to fit the pocket of a World War II American GI. Very good plus.
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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds (facsimile edition)

by H G Wells

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1978
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Special Edition
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The American Reprint Company, 1978 Extremely scarce, appears to be US facsimile edition of the original 1895, clean tight and unread. With a facsimile jacket, this would be a very handsome copy. "Yet across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic,… Read more
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War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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1964
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Norwalk CT: Easton Press. As New with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. 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.; 7 x 10 " .
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The Country House

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Book. 1926 VERY GOOD CLEAN EARLY PUBLISHING OF THIS GREAT STORY THAT SURE BEATS all others.
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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

by WELLS, H.G.

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1999
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1999. All edges gilt. Covers and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Silk bookmark sewn-in. A copy of Notes From The Archives laid-in. Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini with an introduction by J.B. Priestley. First published in book form in 1898. Wells (1866-1946) was a noted English writer and novelist, well-known for his science fiction… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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1960
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New York: Epstein and Carroll Associates, Inc.. 251pp. Looking Glass Library 21. Illustrated hard cover. Cover has some edge rubbing with bumping to the fore-corners that cracked the paper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall JC . Very Good. Hardcover. 1960.
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WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS

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War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G

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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G

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1920
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William Heinemann, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 10th edition. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn, edge worn and marked, with the spine faded, but they remain strong and sturdy despite this. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature on the front end page. There is moderate tanning throughout, but there are no other markings or inscriptions and… Read more
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SWAN SONG FOR PAULA

by O'brien, larry

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1950
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War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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2002
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The Easton Press. Very Good+. 2002. Hardcover. Very good+ hardback bound by the Easton Press in dark red leather, gilt edges, clean interior. .
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The War of the Worlds (Calico Illustrated Classics Set 3)

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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The War Powers of the General Government OF MARYLAND

by CARROLL

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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G.

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1968
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Softcover. 285 pp. Scholastic Book Services, New York (1968). First printing of this paperback edition. "First Printing.... January, 1968" on CP. Number T1118; 50-cent cover price. No markings or flaws to pages. Some light soiling of covers and spine. One-inch separation between spine and front cover at top of spine. Rare edition. More photos upon request. Shipped in a… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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The war of the worlds (A Penguin book)

by Wells, H. G

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1946
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An Outline of Psychoanalysis

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War of the Worlds (Bantam Ed) (Bantam Classic)

by H. G. Wells

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War Of The Worlds! (Star Trek Series Cast) (L.A. Theater Works)

by H.G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

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War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

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1978-01-01
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The War of the Worlds

by H G Wells

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1927
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UK: Ernest Benn, 1927. First Edition Thus . Original Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 1st Edition Thus 1927. Part of the Collected Essex Edition. Not easy to find. Book is very good++ with quite bright boards. Spine and edges lightly rubbed. Contents good. More images can be taken … Read more
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The War of the Worlds (Graphic Revolve: Common Core Editions)

by Wells, H.G.

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The War of the Worlds (Classics Illustrated)

by Wells, H. G.

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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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