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The Desert Daisy

by Wells, H.G

Condition: Near fine - no dj; minor rubbing to spine end; all else-clean, tight, & attractive


Urbana, Il: Beta Phi Mu, 1957. Limited Edition (4,413). hardcover. Near fine - no dj; minor rubbing to spine end; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. 8 vo; black cloth covered boards; gilt lettering on front board and spine; patterned end papers; unpaged; small frontis piece b/w photograph of Wells as a child; introduction pp vii-xvix, includes note page; heavy blue paper stock blank page separates introductory material from facsimile section which reproduces both Well's illust. & text.

Wells's earliest surviving narrative length composed when he was twelve years old. Scarce in this edition and condition.


  • Bookseller: Rosebud Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1.19168
  • Title: The Desert Daisy
  • Author: Wells, H.G
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine - no dj; minor rubbing to spine end; all else-clean, tight, & attractive
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition (4,413)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Beta Phi Mu
  • Place: Urbana, Il
  • Date published: 1957
  • Keywords: H.G. Wells
  • Bookseller catalogs: children's literature;

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