George Eliot Essays Note-Book 1st Edition 1884 fine gilt leather book BlackwoodBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Essays and Leaves from a Note-Book, by George Eliot.
1884, Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons.
pp. 382. First U.K. Edition.
In a grained morocco leather binding of the era. Raised bands, compartments gilt decorated, boards in double outline gilt rules, ornate patterned turn-ins, marbled end papers, top edge gilt.
Binding is scuffed along joints and slightly dried. Overall appearance however is most pleasing, an attractive antiquarian book with nice age patina.
Contents sound, tight and clean. Retains half title as issued.
Book measures: 7 3/4" H X 5 3/4" W.