Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1861
8vo (5¼" x 7¾"). pp. [i-vi];  2-364. Light brown half-leather over blue and peach marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands decorated in blind and 6 compartments; 5 decorated with a fleuron and in blind, and the sixth with a black calf label and titles in gold. Half-title and advts. were left out during contemporary rebind, but collation against the Baker and Ross collation and comparison to Eliot's proof revisions both indicate that this is a first edition.
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