“CHAOS ILLUMINED BY FLASHES OF LIGHTENING”
MEREDITH, George. The Works. Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1896-1912. Thirty-nine volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and unopened. $2900.
Signed limited edition of Meredith’s works, number 868 of 1025 sets, handsomely bound.
“Ah, Meredith! Who can define him? His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning” (Oscar Wilde). Includes the two-volume Letters, published posthumously in 1912.
Bindings lightly rubbed, spines uniformly toned to brown. A most handsome and distinguished set in fine condition.