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    Extra-Illustrated in a Sumptuous Vellum Binding

    George Eliot. Romola. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, [n.d., ca. 1880].

    New Edition. Octavo. [vi], [506] pages. This copy extra-illustrated with twenty-five mounted photographic illustrations by Egidio Giannini.

    Custom bound in Florence by Giulio Giannini (his binding sticker on verso of front free endpaper) in full vellum over beveled boards, boards elaborately stamped in gilt in panels in a floral pattern, spine ruled and lettered and elaborately stamped in gilt, gilt turn-ins, floral cloth pastedowns and endpapers. All edges gilt. Bookplate. Fine. Housed in protective plain red cloth jacket.


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    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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