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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