Lot 292: WELLS, H.G. War of the Worlds.
10 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: WELLS, H.G. The War of the Worlds. 8vo, original grey cloth lettered in black, very narrow edge toning, spine darkened, mild wear to spine tips; Eugene Plunkett and bookseller's label (and penciled numerals) to front pastedown offset to facing flyleaf, closed tear to blank corner of dedication leaf. London: Heinemann, 1898
Notes: first edition, variant state with 32 page publisher's advertisement (partly unopened), page  headed The Lane That Had No Turning. Currey, p. 526.