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"ELIOT, George" – [EVANS, Marian, 1819-1880] : FELIX HOLT THE RADICAL.

Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons 1866. First edition : a publisher’s presentation copy, neatly inscribed – "To Mrs. Burt. With Mr. Blackwoods Compliments". In the Carter 'A' binding (as are both the presentation copies traced by Carter and the British Library copyright deposit copy). There is a binder’s ticket (Edmonds & Remnants) not noted by Carter in the first volume – and the final volume has an inserted 20pp undated Blackwood catalogue not noted by Sadleir, as well as the two integral advertisement leaves.
Three volumes. Post 8vo (21cm). [iv],(304); [iv],290; [iv],(284),[iv],(20)pp. Original brown cloth, ruled and decorated in blind on upper and lower covers; ruled, blocked and lettered across spines in gilt; light wear at head and tail (especially to vol.i); a few faint creases and minor nicks; slight discolouration to margins of the advertisement leaves, but overall a very good, clean and attractive set. Sadleir 814. Carter (BV) pp.111-112.

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“ELIOT, George” – [EVANS, Marian, 1819-1880] : NOVELS OF GEORGE ELIOT.

“ELIOT, George” – [EVANS, Marian, 1819-1880] : NOVELS OF GEORGE ELIOT.

Edinburgh & London : William Blackwood & Sons, [ca.1890]. New edition. A handsome standard set of the novels – “Adam Bede”, “The Mill on the Floss”, “Silas Marner”, “The Lifted Veil”, “Brother Jacob”, “Scenes of Clerical Life”, “Felix Holt”, “Romola”, “Middlemarch” and “Daniel Deronda”.
Eight volumes. Crown 8vo (188 x 122mm). Bound in a beautiful turn-of-the-century art-nouveau half blue morocco, banded and richly gilt in a floral design with red onlays; top edges gilt; marbled endpapers; mild tanning of endpapers, but an exquisite set.

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