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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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing with the 32 page publisher's advertisement inserted at rear of the book. This copy is SIGNED by H.G. Wells on a laid in signature. A wonderful copy bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL gray cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages… Read more
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The War of the Worlds.

by WELLS, H.G.

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London, William Heinemann, 1898. . First edition, first issue with 16pp. advertisements at rear dated 1897, 8vo., free endpapers browned, else very good, publisher's cloth, spine darkened, spine ends and corners a little bumped, remarkably good otherwise. andy21 This story was the basis for the famous broadcast of Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre, actually in celebration… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by WELLS, H.G.

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1898
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First edition first issue with 16pp. advertisements at rear dated 1897. 8vo., original grey cloth lettered in black on spine and upper board. Spine slightly darkened, ink name, a little browning to endpapers, an occasional spot or two, otherwise a very good copy.
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G

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1898
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Very Good
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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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The War of the Worlds

by H.G. Wells

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1898
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London: Heinemann. London, Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. A cornerstone of modern speculative fiction collecting, and literature in general. First issue (Currey's issue B [Currey p426]), 32p ads dated. Number 39 on the NPR greatest SF list. In the Locus list for best SF of all time there are only four novels listed prior… Read more
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War of the Worlds

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LONDON: Heinemann, 1898. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1898. A near fine copy without inscriptions. Some light wear to the corners. None of the usual browning to the spine. Some off-setting to the endpapers. 32 page catalogue to the rear. A superb copy, rarely seen in this condition.
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G.

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1898
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William Heinemann, London, 1898 First Edition, First Printing bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL grey cloth. The binding is tight with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition with the publisher's advertisements present in the back of the book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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The War of the Worlds.

by WELLS, H.G.

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1898
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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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War of the Worlds

by WELLS, H.G.

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1898
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The Most Famous Alien Invasion Novel, and One of the Most Important Science Fiction Novels Ever Written WELLS, H.G. The War of the Worlds. London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, second state of H.G. Wellís most famous novel and a cornerstone for any science fiction collection. Octavo (7 1/2 x 5 inches;… Read more
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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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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

by Wells, H. G.

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1897
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First Ed
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Cosmopolitan, 1897. Book. Illus. by Warwick Globe. Fair. Hardcover. First Ed. First American hardcover ed. in volume22, 23, and 24 of the collected Cosmopolitan. Vol. 22 contains part 1 in the April 1897 issue and is in fair condition, ex-library, contents page missing, heavy over all wear to boards, boards loose and attached with clear tape, all the usual library… Read more
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The War of the Worlds.

by WELLS, H. G.

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1898.
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Large 1908 ink ownership signature; spine slightly sunned with very slight use at extremities; a clean, tight and sound copy.
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New York:: Harper & Brothers,, 1898.. First American edition.. publisher's decorated green cloth.. Large 1908 ink ownership signature; spine slightly sunned with very slight use at extremities; a clean, tight and sound copy. . 8vo,. With Illustrations..
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The War of the Worlds (Enriched Classics (Pocket))

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G.

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1964
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Collector's Edition
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1964. 188pp.; HB maroon w/gilt-gilt trim&ribbon; fine condition w/clean,tight pgs. Wells classic about Mars invading Earth. illus. includes Collector's Notes. Collector's Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. Illus. by Mugnaini, Joe. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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by Wells, H. G.

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The War of the Worlds (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)

by H. G. Wells

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Turtleback, 1999. School & Library Binding. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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1930
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Willaim Heinemann, 1930. Hardcover. Good. 1930. 303 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with black lettering to spine and trim to front panel. Pencil markings to pages 6, 18, 19, 23, 71 & 73. Pages are tanned with heavier foxing and tanning to text block edges and endpapers. Pen inscription to front endpaper. Crushed spine, moderate edge wear… Read more
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The War of the Worlds (Easton Press Edition)

by Wells. H. G.

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Easton Press, January 1986. Leather. As New - Cash. Beautiful brown leather cover. Paper from eastone press included. Very little wear to cover, corners and edges. Binding is tight, pages are unmarked and crisp. Stock photos may not look exactly like the book.
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The War of the Worlds: A Kaplan SAT Score-Raising Classic

by H.G. Wells

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2006-11-01
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The War of the Worlds (facsimile edition)

by H G Wells

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1978
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9780891904243
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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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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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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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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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1985
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The War of the Worlds

by H G Wells

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1927
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First Edition Thus
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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. Gilt on spine dull. Contents good. More images can… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G

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Harper and Brothers. Collectible - Very Good. Condition: Very Good -; 1900. Spine is faded, gilt titles and top edge are bright. Clean and unmarked, slightly cocked. Front board beginning to separate from page block at bottom of hinge.
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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, 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 ".
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G

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first edition thus
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first edition thus. 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… Read more
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H G

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2004
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London: Folio Society, 2004. Book. Illus. by Grahame Baker. Very Good. Hardcover. cover is brown cloth with gilt and black design, black slipcase. All vg. Introduced by Iain Sinclair.
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H.G.

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Collector Edition
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press 188pp. Chocolate brown full leather, gilt lettering, decorations. AEG. Gilt ribbon marker. Two raised bands. Laid in is the unused Easton Press bookplate and the Collector's notes. Minimal wear on the lower page edge, light wrinkle to the ribbon marker, otherwise a pristine copy. Written between 1895 and 1897,[2] it is one of the earliest… 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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1960
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New York: Epstein and Carroll Associates, Inc.. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 1960. Hard Cover. 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 .
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War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G

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The War of the Worlds (Easton Press Edition)

by Wells. H. G.

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Easton Press, 1986-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. 3.0000 9.0000 6.0000. 1999 edition. Full leather cover with gilt decoration and raised bands, decorative endpapers, all edges gilt, satin-ribbon bookmark. A copy in near fine condition.
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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The War of the Worlds

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1986
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Easton Press. Near Fine. 1986. Full-Leather. Near Fine full leather edition, no names or bookplates. Part of the Masterpieces of Science Fiction series. May have some very slight shelf wear. ; Easton Press Edition; 9.0 X 6.0 X 3.0 inches; 188 pages .
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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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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 (signed)

by Wells, H.G.

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The War Powers of the General Government OF MARYLAND

by CARROLL

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1862
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POLKINHORN, 1862. First hardcover 1/2 leather with marbled boards. some water staining very scacre.. Hardcover. Book.
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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Dalmatian Press, 2005. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Black leather bound covers with gilt lettering and decoration. Gilt page edges. This classic title needs to be in everyone's library. Perfect gift. 9.25x6.25
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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds (Perennial Bestseller)

by H. G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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1964-01-01
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The Easton Press, 1964-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. Hardcover. Easton Press. Maroon leather covers with gilt decoration. Pages clean and unmarked with gilt edges. Moire silk endpapers and attached ribbon page marker. No dust jacket issued.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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1927
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London: Ernest Benn, 1927. Cloth/no dust jacket Duodecimo. Hardcover. Very good. brown cloth, gilt lettering and design to spine, top edge brown, 212 pp.
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The War of the Worlds

by Wells, H. G.

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Dreamscape Media Llc, 2018. Audio CD. New. unabridged edition. 5.04x6.04x1.13 inches.
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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

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Independently published. Paperback. New.
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War of the Worlds (Bantam Ed) (Bantam Classic)

by H. G. Wells

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1988-11
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9780833526311
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War of the Worlds

by H.G. Wells

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Great Condition. There may be a few scratches to the gilt of the book.
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Hardcover. Great Condition. There may be a few scratches to the gilt of the book. . This Easton Press Collector's Edition is bound genuine leather, with elegant gilt design to boards, gilded page-edges, and endpapers of silk-moire fabric. The classic hubbed spines of four raised bands have 22K gold accents and there is… Read more
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