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SILAS MARNER THE WEAVER OF RAVELOW

By: Eliot, George (Mary Anne Evans)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129

Condition: Very Good


8vo (5¼" x 7¾"). pp. [i-vi]; [1] 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. Considered one of the greatest novels of the English language, Silas Marner is the story of a lonely miserly man who is r... View more info

AN EDITOR’S TALES

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Strahan & Co.: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 78

Condition: Very good +


8vo (8” x 5¼”). pp. [viii]; 375; [1 adv]. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in dark mahogany straight grained calf bordered with scallops in blind and gilt triple fillets bound in each corner with a fleuron. Spine has five raised bands decorated in gilt pointillé and 6 compartments each with gilt borders; three compartments contain titles. Brown and white marbled end papers with peacock blue accents; gilt dentelles, t.e.g. Originally published as stories in St. Paul’s Magazine, where Trollope worked as editor, these short pieces of fiction examines the relationship between an editor and his authors.... View more info

Image for THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PRIODE AND PREDJUDICE; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY AND PERSUASION; LADY SUSAN, THE WATSONS, ETC.

THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PRIODE AND PREDJUDICE; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY AND PERSUASION; LADY SUSAN, THE WATSONS, ETC.

By: [GARRETT, EDMUND H. (illustrations)]; AUSTEN, JANE

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: (1892)

Seller ID: 2995

Condition: Very good


12mo (7 ” x 5"). 6 volumes; The Handy Library Edition.The first illustrated edition of Austen by an American illustrator of note; the the first attempt by an American illustrator to create uniform illustrations for all of Austen's novels, and the first attempt by an American illustrator to illustrate Austen's characters in the dress of the regency period.Publisher's unsigned blue half crushed navy blue morocco over gilt, blue and white marbled boards; Spines with three raised bands with titles and Art Nouveau wild rose (Rosa acicularis) motifs in gold. Blue, gold and white ma... View more info