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Publication: The Door in the Wall and Other Stories

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  • Publication: The Door in the Wall and Other Stories Publication Record # 38591
  • Author: H. G. Wells
  • Date: 1911-11-00
  • Publisher: Mitchell Kennerley
  • Price: $7.50
  • Pages: 153
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Notes:
    • Limited edition, large format 38 cm "illustrated with photogravures from photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn"
    • Only 600 copies of the collection were printed, all on French hand-made paper, in slip-case. • Kennerley was responsible for 540 of the copies • Remaining 60 bear the Grant Richards imprint.
    • Library of Congress (LCCN, below) reports concerning its Copy 3 as Kennerley (quote): Printed label on front pastedown: "Unfortunately, only three hundred sets of the illustrations were completed by the gravure process so that the missing illustrations are reproduced in this volume by the Aquatone process." In this copy the illustration mounted on p. [131] is reproduced by the Aquatone process.
    • WorldCat records OCLC 786428413 as Kennerley and OCLC 3132125 as Richards jointly report: -- "... Six hundred copies printed on French hand-made paper, in November 1911, and the types distributed."--Colophon. -- "10 mounted illustrations ; 38 cm (folio)" -- 8 story titles in the sequence below November 1911 is interpreted as the publication date here.
    • Price from listing in "To-morrow's Books Review" (NYT Review of Books), NY Times 1912-02-17 p9, as one of the books reviewed tomorrow.
  • External IDs:
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Collection Title: The Door in the Wall and Other Stories • (1911) • collection by H. G. Wells

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