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    The War of the Worlds (Paramount, 1953). Insert (14" X 36").
    H. G. Wells, considered one of the fathers of science fiction, studied biology and zoology as a student in London. These interests, along with a fascination with the future, helped him develop his timeless themes in such classic novels as The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, and The War of the Worlds. Producer George Pal, a huge fan of Wells's work, created two adaptations of his novels, including this smart masterpiece. The poster has been restored, but is not paper-backed. It had corner bends, chips in the top corners and in the borders, extra creases, fold wear, and two tape lifts in the borders. There are two small creases at the top edge that occurred after restoration. A remarkably important sheet, it displays beautifully. Folded, Fine.


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