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Lot 0038
Author: Eliot, George
Title: Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life
Author: Eliot, George
Place: Edinburgh and London
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons
Date: 1871-72

Description: 4 volumes. viii, 410; [iv], 377; [iv], 384; [iv], 371 pp. (8vo) 17.5x11.5 cm (7x4½"), publisher's blue cloth stamped in black and gilt, gilt spine. First Edition in book form. First published in 8 parts the same year. Widely regarded as Eliot's finest work, and one of the best novels written in the English language. Sadleir 815; Wolff 2059.

Condition: Bindings well worn and soiled with rubbing to extremities, corners lightly bumped, darkening to spines with some fraying to edges; interiors solid with occasional light foxing, some hinges cracked or starting, volume 2 with early ownership signature to title page; good or better. Item number: 289966

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George Eliot Middlemarch First Edition.

Estimate $800 - $1,200Feb 11, 2018