114
114
Eliot, George
SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE. EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, 1858
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT
114
Eliot, George
SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE. EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, 1858
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

|
London

Eliot, George
SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE. EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, 1858
2 volumes, 8vo, FIRST BOOK EDITION, half-titles, original blindstamped claret-coloured cloth, cinnamon endpapers, spines lettered in gilt, uncut, some repairs to hinges with some remaining cracking, some slight discolouration and water-staining at head and base of early and late leaves near spine, joints repaired
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Frank J. Hogan; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 24 April 1945, lot 253; Estelle Doheny (1875-1958), morocco booklabels; her sale, Christie's New York, 17 October 1988, lot 1265 [part of]; Brian Fenwick-Smith, bookplate

Literature

Baker & Ross A3.2; Parrish 7; Sadleir 818; Wolff 2062

Catalogue Note

Originally published anonymously in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine between January and November 1857, this marks the first of the works to be released under her pseudonym. This first edition in book form was published in January 1858, in 1050 copies.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

|
London