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    H.G. Wells: Presentation Copy of The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth. (London: Macmillan and Company, Ltd., 1904), first edition with gilt top edge, 16 page publisher's catalog bound in back with 20.9.04 date, integral title page with blank verso, 317 pages, green cloth with front cover in gold with blind stamps, publisher's blind stamp "Presentation Copy" on title page, 12mo (5.5" x 7.75"), small morocco leather "Blairhame" bookplate on inside front cover, else near fine with foxing to prelims and slightly bumped corners. A solid copy in beautiful condition housed in a custom cloth double slipcase. From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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