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July 0308, 2021
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Lot 5

George Eliot (i.e. Marian Evans)

George Eliot (i.e. Marian Evans)
Lot 5 Details
George Eliot (i.e. Marian Evans)


12mo., 4 vols., 1st edition, half titles, marbleized edges and end papers, in gilt tooled green calf boards, William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1871 and 1872
7 x 5 in — 17.8 x 12.7 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $2,700
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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George Eliot (i.e. Marian Evans)
  • George Eliot (i.e. Marian Evans)
  • George Eliot (i.e. Marian Evans)

Inked correction, volume 1, page 408


The set is in good condition. Binding firm Staining on leather covers. Minor scattered foxing.


About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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