ONE OF THE FINEST PUBLISHER'S CLOTH BINDINGS
CRANFORD SERIES - ELIOT, George (author). Hugh THOMSON (illustrator). Silas Marner. The Weaver of Raveloe. London, Macmillan And Co. Limited. 1907.
8vo. Original dark green pictorial cloth, elaborately and pictorially stamped in gilt to upper cover and spine, all edges gilt; pp. vii + 322 + [ii]; illustrated with 24 fine tipped-in coloured plates and full-page illustrations in line; a fine and exceptional copy, both externally and internally, and uninscribed.
First edition illustrated by Hugh Thomson. This strikingly presented book is one of the finest examples the art of publisher's cloth. It is also by far the scarcest volume in Macmillan's Cranford Series and one of only two to feature coloured plates - the other being George Eliot's Scenes of Clerical Life.