Cross, J. W.
Title GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE As Related in Her Letters and Journals (Three Volumes)
Condition Near Fine
Publisher New York, NY Harper & Borthers 1885
Seller ID 5324
This is the 1885 edition in a 3 volume set in the original publishers binding; green cloth with gilt. The bindings are very tight, the books are clean, bright, and crisp, the gilt is bright. The end papers are coated brown paper. The pages are very clean and there are no marks or writing. There are three engraved frontispieces of Eliot and a plate with a portrait of Robert Evans, all with tissue guards. There are other illustrations in black and white. Each volume has a bookplate of the former owner on the front pasted down end paper. Volume 1 contains a gift note pasted in on the front free end paper. The set was a given to the owner by William Purcell and dated December 25, 1885. Purcell was Editor of the Rochester Union and Advertiser newspaper. ; Vol. 3 VOL; Small 8vo
Biography Letters George Eliot William Purcell