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115957
ELIOT, George.

The Writings....

Together with the Life by J. W. Cross. Large paper edition in twenty five volumes.

Availability: In stock

Published: Boston Houghton Mifflin, 1908

Stock Code: 115957

£7,500
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

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.

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Description

25 volumes, octavo (215 x 145 mm). Original brown full morocco by the Riverside Bindery, titles to spine gilt in compartments, decorative gilt frames to covers, doublures of inlaid green morocco, richly tooled gilt dentelles, green moiré silk free endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, green silk page markers.

Illustrations

Frontispieces in coloured and uncoloured states; the coloured state on handmade paper, the uncoloured on japon, all with tissue-guards, titles printed in red and black.

Condition

Slight rubbing to extremities, some with protective paper guards to doublures; an excellent set.

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