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Published by T. Nelson and Sons in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • English Science fiction

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Edition Notes

Wells, G.H. Wells, 41, Chappell, F.A. Wells. p. 18

Statementby H.G. Wells
LC ClassificationsPR5774 .C6 1911
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, p., 1 l., [15]-574, [1] p. col. front.
Number of Pages574
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24962423M
LC Control Number13002272

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