“A SUPREME NOVELIST IN AN AGE OF GREAT NOVELISTS”
ELIOT, George. Collection of 12 first editions, uniformly bound. London, 1858-84. Thirty volumes.
Beautiful set of Eliot first editions, comprising all of her major works, including the scarce Scenes of Clerical Life (1858), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871) and Mill on the Floss (1860), with a first edition of her husband's George Eliot's Life, beautifully bound in three-quarter morocco-gilt by Birdsall. $16,000.