London: William Blackwood, 1860.
First edition, first state, with the following points: no advert leaf in vol. 1; 16 pp publisher's catalogue at rear lists the 7th edition of Adam Bede. 3 vols. 8vo. Publisher's ripple-grain cloth (Carter variant B), binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants. Trace soiling and minor shelfwear to covers, some splitting to front endpapers of vol 2, but a near fine copy. Sadleir 816; CBEL III, 465. Item #315073
An unusually nice copy of Eliot's second novel, her follow up to Adam Bede. It sold 4600 copies within four days after publication.
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