The Food of the Gods

and How it Came to Earth. 1904, a first edition of H G Well's science fiction classic


H G Wells


Macmillan, London, 1904
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Printing Details

First edition, hardback bound in the original green cloth boards with gilt titling and blindstamped design. 20 × 13cm, vii, 317pp + 16pp ads (dated 20/7/04, indicating first printing).

A science fiction fantasy from H G Wells, in which a group of scientists who invent a food that accelerates the growth of children and turns them into giants when they become adults.


A good reading copy. The book lacks the front endpaper, and the green cloth binding is rubbed and bumped but remaining in strong readable condition.



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