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    First Edition in an Outstanding Publisher's Binding

    George Eliot. Silas Marner. The Weaver of Raveloe. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861.

    First edition. Octavo. [6], 364 pages plus 16-page publisher's catalog and [4]-page review of Autobiography of Dr Alexander Carlyle.

    Original cinnamon wavy-grain cloth with covers decoratively stamped in blind and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Binder's ticket ("Bound by Burn") on rear pastedown. Cream-colored coated endpapers. Minimal rubbing to extremities. Front hinge expertly repaired. Armorial bookplate of E. Hubert Litchfield on front pastedown. A very good copy.

    Parrish, pp. 15-16. Sadleir 819. Wolff 2063.

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