First edition of The Food of The Gods by H.G. Wells, finely bound by Riviere.
Octavo, vii, 317pp. Three-quarter green morocco, green cloth boards. Five raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. No additional printings listed. Lacking publisher’s ads at rear. Solid text block, light sunning to spine, faint toning to edges of endpapers. (Currey 519) A near fine example.