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Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island.

H. G. Wells

Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island.

by H. G. Wells

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Ernest benn, 1928.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13681090M

Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island by H G Wells. A first edition copy of Wells’s tale of the shipwrecked gentleman, Mr Blettsworthy. Complete with an unclipped dust jacket in good/very good condition. Original brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean .   Field Value Lang; : WELLS, H. ioned: ble: :

  Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island strongly recalls The Island of Dr. Moreau and is therefore Wells at his best and most fantastic. Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture and Refinement who suffered Shipwreck and saw no Human Beings other than Cruel and Savage Cannibals for Pages: The Dream, Christina Alberta's Father, Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island, The Bulpington of Blup, Brynhild, The Camford Visitation, Apropos of Dolores, The Brothers, Babes in the Darkling Wood, All Aboard for Ararat, You Can't Be Too Careful, are not available.

FIRST EDITION OF H.G. WELLS' MR. BLETTSWORTHY ON RAMPOLE ISLAND WELLS, H.G. Mr. Blettsworthy On Rampole Island. London: Ernest Benn Limited, First British edition of perhaps Wells’ most psychopathological work. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in good condition. Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island London: Ernest Benn, () $ An exceptionally Fine First Edition copy of the author’s allegorical satire written just after the death of his wife. The highly detailed pictorial dust jacket by Sir William Orpen depicts a naked Mr Blettsworthy watching cannibals dancing around a fire, and is a marvelous.


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Blettsworthy on Rampole Island Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture & Refinement who suffered Shipwreck & saw no Human Beings other than Cruel & Savage Cannibals for several Years. How he beheld Megatheria alive & made some notes of their Habit.

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Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island stronglyrecallsThe Island of Dr. Moreauand is therefore Wells at his best and most fantastic. Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture and Refinement who suffered Shipwreck and saw no Human Beings other than Cruel and Savage Cannibals for several years.

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MR BLETTSWORTHY ON RAMPOLE ISLAND Introduction by Michael Sherborne The sea voyage that carries the traveller to a strange and challenging world is a time-honoured literary genre. Think of Shakespeare’s The Tempest or Homer’s Odyssey. On rare occasions it.

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In the first section, Arnold Blettsworthy narrates his birth into a respectable and ancient Wilsthire/Sussex family: Blettsworthy holdings are recorded in the Domesday Book ‘and Blettsworthy's Bank is one of the last of the outstanding private banks in these days of amalgamation’ [].

Book Condition & Notes Ernest Benn Limited, London, First Edition. Very Good plus in a strong very good plus, supplied dust jacket. Slight lean, with light foxing. Like Mr.

Blettsworthy on Rampole Island and The Autocracy of Mr. Parham, The Bulpington of Blup did not sell as well as Wells's earlier novels; these are now among his "least read books," according to biographer David Smith.

Wells believed that the novel was as good as Kipps, but critics have not shared this view. Censorship. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island by Wells, H.G. Seller The Old Mill Bookshop Published Condition Brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt.

Upper half of boards spotted, else Fine, in Very Good vivid pictorial dust jacket, 1/2-inc. Hammond J.R. () Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island: the Novel as Fable. In: H. Wells and the Modern Novel.

In: H. Wells and the Modern Novel. Palgrave Macmillan, London. Abstract. Wells described Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island as ‘a caricature-portrait of the whole human world’. 46 The book is dedicated ‘to the Immortal Memory of Candide’, which surely gives the clue. In common with Voltaire’s Candide, Swift’s The Tale of a Tub and Orwell’s Animal Farm, Mr.

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first edition by WELLS, H.G. Houle Rare Books & Autographs Offered by Houle Rare Books & Autographs. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs, CA Barter Books Ltd (GB) Bookseller Inventory # wel Title Mr.

Blettsworthy on Rampole Island Author Wells, H G Format/binding Brown hardback cloth cover Book condition Used - G: in good condition without dust jacket. Spine lean Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Ernest Benn Ltd Place of Publication London Book Edition: First Edition.

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