Sale 21FL01 | Lot 67

ELIOT, GEORGE Scenes of Clerical Life.

Catalogue: Fine Literature
ELIOT, GEORGE  Scenes of Clerical Life.

Lot Details

Lot 67
ELIOT, GEORGE Scenes of Clerical Life.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,1858. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's maroon cloth gilt lettered on the spine, housed in a morocco backed case. 8 x 4 3/4 inches; [vi], 366 pp.; [vi], 381 pp. The spines lightly faded and the cloth a bit rubbed, small abrasion to endpaper of volume II, very clean within and free of foxing, a clipping on the book to the rear free endpaper, with the bookplates of William Hardin Woodin.

A fine copy in original cloth of George Eliot's first work of fiction, rare with just 1,050 copies printed.
Sadleir 818.


C The Julius and Theodore Cohn Library

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $6,930 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $6,930 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fine Literature

Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10am EDT