ELIOT, George (author). Novels of George Eliot. Edinburgh and London; William Blackwood And Sons. New and Stereotyped Edition. circa 1880-94.
8vo.; 8 volumes bound as 7; finely and strikingly bound in contemporary half polished deep red calf over ribbed floral paper boards, spines with 4 raised bands, elaborately and intricately gilt in compartments, each with 2 onlaid black leather labels lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, for Spencer and Greenhough, Granby Street, Leicester; pp.vi + [ii] + 466; [v], iv-v, [vi-x] + 486; [vi] + 158, [x], -330; [vi] + 430; [v], iv-v, [vi-viii] + 504; viii + 621; [iv] + 612; with a fine engraved title to each work; the first 4 novels strikingly illustrated with full-page wood-engravings, the final 3 novels unillustrated, as issued; a very handsome complete set in crisp, clean condition, both externally and internally, without inscription, and with only minor shelf-wear.
A desirable, and complete, Victorian set of George Eliot comprising Adam Bede; The Mill on the Floss; Silas Marner/Scenes of Clerical Life (bound together); Felix Holt; Romola; Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda.