Lot 221 of 435:
Works of George Eliot in first editions  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,600
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

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, uniformly bound in full tan calf, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, top edges gilt. First Editions.

Bound by Riviere & Son.


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; overall very good, still a quite attractive shelf of books.


 
Item number:
242202
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