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Adam Bede

First Edition

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Description

The First edition of Adam Bede by George Eliot, in three volumes. Octavo, [three volumes], [viii], 325pp, [3]; [viii], 347pp, [2]; [vi], 333pp, [3]. Bound in quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, title in gilt over red morocco, raised bands, and six compartments. Matching marbled endpapers and marbled leaf ends. Previous ownership bookplates affixed to front endpaper. Half-title appears in each volume, but lacking advertisements, which were typically bound into Volume III at publication. Dampstain to top corner of Volume II and rear endpaper of Volume III. Overall a very clean copy, with no foxing or toning. (Baker & Ross, A4.1)

Comments: According to correspondences between Eliot and the publisher, 3,416 copies of this three-volume set were published in 1859 by William Blackwood and Sons publishing. set were

Additional information

Location Published

Edinburgh and London

Publisher

William Blackwood And Sons

Edition

First Edition

Date Published

1859

ISBN
Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition
Author

Eliot | George