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