The Mill on the Floss
The Mill on the Floss

ELIOT, George. The Mill on the Floss.

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ELIOT, George. The Mill on the Floss. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, [c. 1883].

8vo., near-contemporary binding by Morrell of three-quarter brown morocco over marbled boards with gilt lettered and decorated spine; title-page vignette and six full-page illustrations by J. Cooper, W.J. Allen, and others; top edge gilt; marbled end papers; pp. [xiv], 486, [ii]; spine slightly faded, and some foxing at edges. Previous armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Small ownership inscription to title page; spine slightly faded; a very good copy.
New 'stereotyped' edition, originally issued in The Novels of George Eliot. The novel spans a period of 10 to 15 years and details the lives of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, siblings growing up at Dorlcote Mill on the River Floss at its junction with the more minor River Ripple near the fictional village of St Ogg's in Lincolnshire.

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