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ELIOT, George.

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  1. 124472
    First edition in book form of George Eliot's first published work, three stories that had previously been serialised in Blackwood's Magazine. Learn More
    £875

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  2. 40503

    Scenes of Clerical Life.

    Edinburgh and London: 1858

    First edition in book form of George Eliot's first published novel, three stories that had previously been serialized in Blackwood's Magazine. The tales, centering around three provincial clergymen, focus less on theological issues than on the ethical problems faced by them in their daily lives. This theme of persons diffusing... Learn More
    £19,500

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  3. 129683
    First edition in book-form of George Eliot's first published work, three stories that had previously been serialized in Blackwood's Magazine the previous year. Association copy, being the copy, specially bound with his armorial wheat device, of Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton (1809-1885), politician, writer,... Learn More
    £750

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  4. 124473

    Adam Bede.

    Edinburgh & London: 1859

    First edition of the author's first novel, "which brought her instant fame on its publication in February 1859. Dickens admired it (and guessed the author was a woman); Elizabeth Gaskell was flattered to be asked if she had written it" (ODNB). Learn More
    £600

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  5. 116170

    The Mill on the Floss.

    Edinburgh and London: 1860

    First edition of George Eliot's third published novel, following Scenes of Clerical Life (1858) and Adam Bede (1859). The Mill on the Floss met with both critical and commercial success. Learn More
    £2,500

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  6. 126913

    The Mill on the Floss.

    Edinburgh and London: 1860

    First edition of George Eliot's third published work, following Scenes of Clerical Life (1858) and Adam Bede (1859). The Mill on the Floss was met with both critical and commercial success. Learn More
    £550

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  7. 107762

    Silas Marner.

    Edinburgh and London: 1861

    First edition. Learn More
    £300

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  8. 124476

    Silas Marner.

    Edinburgh & London: 1861

    First edition. "Though contemporary readers were, on the whole, fondest of Adam Bede among her novels, the response to Silas Marner was gratifyingly warm. Eight thousand copies were sold at the end of 1861, bringing her 1760" (ODNB). Learn More
    £250

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  9. 124477

    Romola.

    Edinburgh & London: 1863

    First edition of this historical novel, set in Florence in the 15th century. Learn More
    £450

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  10. 124478

    Felix Holt.

    Edinburgh & London: 1866

    First edition. Set in the familiar midland countryside of Eliot's early novels, Felix Holt deals with the upheavals of society at the time of the first Reform Act of 1832, anticipating the election scenes in her next novel, Middlemarch. The work was well-received commercially and "nearly 5,000 copies were sold in the first... Learn More
    £450

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  11. 128681

    Felix Holt.

    Edinburgh & London: 1866

    First edition, in Carter's binding style "A", the earliest. Set in the familiar midland countryside of Eliot's early novels, Felix Holt deals with the upheavals of society at the time of the first Reform Act of 1832, anticipating the election scenes in her next novel, Middlemarch. The work was well-received commercially... Learn More
    £750

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  12. 124479

    The Spanish Gypsy.

    Edinburgh & London: 1868

    First edition. This novel is based on the expulsion from Spain of the Moors and the Gypsies in the 1490s and was inspired by the author's visit to Spain with George Henry Lewes in December 1866. Learn More
    £200

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  13. 122677

    Middlemarch.

    Edinburgh and London: 1873

    Second edition in book-form. Middlemarch, Eliot's sixth novel, was first published in 1871-2. The book's gestation had been problematic, being slow in composition and growing too long for the traditional three-decker format. It was Lewes who suggested to Blackwood that, on the model of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, it should... Learn More
    £1,250

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  14. 124486
    First edition of this collection of poems by the author, many of which had appeared in periodicals previously. Learn More
    £100

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  15. 107763
    First edition of the author's last published work. Learn More
    £150

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  16. 124483
    First edition of the author's last published work. Learn More
    £100

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  17. 124487
    First edition of Cross's controversial biography of the author. John Walter Cross (1840-1924), married George Eliot in 1880, only a few months after the death of G. H. Lewes. "George Eliot was one of the greatest Victorian writers. Recognized as such in her lifetime, when, like Dickens, she was both an admired and a commercially... Learn More
    £250

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  18. The Works.

    The Works.

    Boston & New York: [c.1890].

    A handsomely bound set of Eliot's works. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 114156

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  19. 130798detail

    Novels. A New Edition.

    Edinburgh and London: [c.1890]

    An attractively bound set of Eliot's works, including all seven novels, and her first collection of short stories, Scenes from Clerical Life. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 130798

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  20. The Works.

    The Works.

    Boston: [c.1900]

    The Artist's edition, number 14 of 100 sets. A handsomely bound and beautifully illustrated set, with an unusually small limitation. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 115812

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  21. 115957
    Limited edition, number 20 of 750 sets. A handsomely bound and richly illustrated set from the gilded age. From the library, though unmarked as such, of Walter Ward Jr. Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 115957

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