H.G. Wells 'Tono-Bungay' 1909 Hardback -- Miracle Quack Medicine Story

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Seller: Top-Rated Plus Seller mr.books (3,656) 100%, Location: Towanda, Pennsylvania, Ships to: US, Item: 233331312264 H.G. Wells 'Tono-Bungay' 1909. THE PLOT: Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success. Soon the worthless substance is turned into a formidable fortune as society becomes convinced of the merits of Tono-Bungay through a combination of skilled advertising and public credulity. Please see photos. First reasonable offer wins! 5.25x7.75" 460 pages. Inv. no. 7-4-8. Condition: Good with moderate wear for a 110-year-old book. Ex-library with some of the usual markings, pocket, etc. Fraying at spine ends. Light soiling at bottom page tips in evidence when book is closed. Please see photos., Subject: Literature & Fiction, Binding: Hardcover, Publisher: Macmillian, Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Year Printed: 1909, Author: Wells, H.G., Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom, Original/Reproduction: Original, Origin: English

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