The Island of Dr Moreau

By: H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

Price: $500.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Pictorial light ochre cloth, front cover stamped in red and black, spine in black. Publisher's monogram in black to back board's bottom right corner, indicating second issue. Inserted frontispiece by Ashbee with tissue guard present. 2 previous owner's bookplates adhered to beginning endpapers (Joseph Fisher Loewi and Walter A. Simon). Advertisement for Heinemann 6s. novels to verso of half-title. 1896 to title; copyright of March, 1896 to title verso. One page advertisement with reviews of Wells' Time Machine (for 2s. 6 d) to recto of penultimate leaf. Soiling to boards. Foxing to tissue guard and spot to frontispiece. 1 in. closed tear to bottom edge of pages 137-140. [x] 219 pp. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. First Edition.

Title: The Island of Dr Moreau

Author Name: H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

Illustrator: C.R.A. [Charles Robert Ashbee]

Categories: Science Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1896

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 5119