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    George Eliot. The Mill on the Floss. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1860.

    First edition. Three octavo volumes. vi, [2], [1, advertisement for Scenes of Clerical Life], [1, blank], 361, [3, blank]; vi, [2], 319, [1, blank]; vi, [2], 313, [1, blank] pages plus 16-page publisher's catalogue (numbered 2-15).

    Original cinnamon ripple-grain cloth (Carter's variant B) with covers decoratively stamped in blind and spines lettered in gilt. Original pale yellow endpapers. Binder's ticket ("Edmonds and Remnants") on rear pastedown of Volume I. Some wear to extremities, hinges reinforced, small spot to lower rear cover of Volume I. Bookplate and small bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. Overall, an attractive copy.


    More Information:

    Parrish, pp. 14-15. Sadleir 816a. Wolff 2060.



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