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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

Eliot, George
A COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS COMPRISING:
Estimation
1 5002 000
Lot. Vendu 1,875 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
461

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

Eliot, George
A COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS COMPRISING:
Estimation
1 5002 000
Lot. Vendu 1,875 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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Eliot, George
A COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS COMPRISING:
i) Scenes of Clerical Life. William Blackwood and Sons, 1858. 8vo, 2 volumes, FIRST BOOK EDITION, half-titles,  half-calf over red cloth with Lord Houghton’s armorial wheatsheaf stamp gilt,  powder blue endpapers, minor browning and spotting, sunned;  ii) Felix Holt: The Radical. William Blackwood and Sons, 1866. 8vo, 3 volumes,  FIRST EDITION, half-titles, 4pp. of publisher’s advertisements and 20pp. of publishers catalogue at end of volume 3, publsiher’s reddish-brown sand-grain cloth, covers blocked in blind, spines lettered and ruled in gilt, chalky-yellow endpapers (Carter’s binding A), browning and spotting, damp-staining to endpapers, boards soiled, slightly bowed, bumped;  iii) Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life. William Blackwood and Sons, 1871-1872. 8vo, 4 volumes, FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, half-titles, green half-calf over cloth with Lord Houghton’s armorial wheatsheaf stamp gilt, powder blue endpapers, minor browning and spotting, bumped and rubbed with minor abrasions to extremities  iv) Daniel Deronda. William Blackwood and Sons, 1876. 8vo, 4 volumes, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, issue in 4 volumes, half-titles, green half-calf over cloth with Lord Houghton’s armorial wheatsheaf stamp gilt, marbled endpapers, minor spotting, spines sunned, bumped (13)
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Provenance

stamp on binding of Richard Monckton Milnes, first baron Houghton (1809-1885); his son Robert Milnes, marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), bookplate; by descent to his daughter Mary, duchess of Roxburghe

Bibliographie

Baker & Ross A3.2, A8.1, A10.1. a2, A11.1.a2

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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