New York: William L. Allison Company, 1890. Half-Leather. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2311684
No date, circa 1890. Rear board of sixth volume repaired at joint, spines slightly faded, board edges lightly rubbed with tiny blemish to D of Deronda and light soil to top edge of the same volume.
Complete in eight volumes. 8vo. Leather spines and corners, gilt titles, rules, and decorations in compartments, top edges gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. 'George Eliot' was of course a pen name for Mary Ann Evans, who was among the most important authors of the Victorian era. Virginia Woolf called Middlemarch "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people." Includes: Scenes of a Clerical Life: The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton, Mr. Gilfil's Love Story, Janet's Repentance [with] Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, and Brother Jacob; Adam Bede; The Mill on the Floss; Romola; Felix Holt, the Radical [with] Impressions of Theophrastus Such; The Spanish Gypsy, The Legend of Jubal, and Other Poems, Old and New [with] Essays and Leaves from a Note-Book; Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life; Daniel Deronda.