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Works] - A complete set of first editions

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Title: [Works] - A complete set of first editions Author: Eliot, George Place Edinburgh and London Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons Date: 1858-85 Description: Thirteen works in thirty volumes. First editions of George Eliot's works, including all of her novels, two collections of poetry, one volume of her posthumously collected essays, and the 3-volume biography by her husband J. W. Cross, comprising: Scenes from Clerical Life. 2 volumes (1858). Adam Bede. 3 volumes (1859). Mill on the Floss. 3 volumes (1860). Silas Marner. 1 volume (1861). Romola. 3 volumes (1863). Felix Holt. 3 volumes (1866). The Spanish Gypsy. 1 volume (1868). Middlemarch. 4 volumes (1871-2). Legend of Jubal and Other Poems. 1 volume (1874). Daniel Deronda. 4 volumes (1876). Impressions of Theophrastus Such. 1 volume (1879). Essays and Leaves from a Note-Book. 1 volume (1884). George Eliot's Life. 3 volumes (1885). Octavos of various sizes, most volumes uniformly bound in full tan calf, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, top edges gilt. Adam Bede is in a modern binding, similar in decoration to the others but with some minor differences. First Editions. Bound by Riviere & Son but for Adam Bede which was bound by Baytun-Riviere. Lot Amendments Condition: Some faint staining to lower edges of most volumes, light scuffing and a few small chips, rear cover of one volume (Spanish Gypsy) detached, both covers of Middlemarch, Vol. 1 detached; overall very good, still a quite attractive shelf of books. Item number: 245871

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Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 528: Fine Books with Material from the Pacific School of Religion - Posters & Graphic Art
Auktionsdatum: 13.03.2014
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