Lot 80: Author: Eliot, George. Title: Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe. Place Published: Edinburgh and London. Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons. Date Published: 1861. Description: (vi) , 364, + 16, (4) ad pp. (8vo) original orange cloth decoratively paneled in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Small "Burns" binder's ticket inside rear cover, pages unopened. First Edition. A fine, entirely unopened copy of Eliot's third novel, her only single-volume novel. Carter's binding variant 'A' with more elaborate gilt on the spine. From the library of bibliographer Michael Sadleir, with his small oval label inside front cover. Sadleir 819 Condition: Minor wear; a touch of foxing to edges of page block; a fine, unopened, copy.
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