The Mill on the Floss.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1860.
First edition, with half-titles, without any advertisements. 361; 319; 311 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Bound in full calif with gilt-bordered covers, and elaborate gilt spines with label for title, some soiling, about very good with rubbing around extremities, front board of volume 1 is detached, front board of volume 2 starting; bookplate to all volumes; occasional spotting to all volumes Sadleir 816; CBEL III, 465. Item #345809
Eliot's second novel, her follow up to Adam Bede. It sold 4600 copies within four days after publication. From the collection of William N. Banks, Jr., journalist with a long association with Antiques magazine, playwright, and patron of MacDowell colony.
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