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Scenes of Clerical Life

£18.99

Product description

Scenes of Clerical Life is the title under which George Eliot's first published fictional work. It is a collection of three short stories, the first of her works to be released under her famous pseudonym. The stories were first published in Blackwood's Magazine over the course of the year 1857, initially anonymously, before being released as a two-volume set by Blackwood and Sons in January 1858. This illustrate edition published by Gresham is undated but is probably very early 20th century and has a lovely example of Talwin Morris binding. Talwin Morris was a prolific book designer and decorative artist working in the late 19th and early 20th century. He became hugely influential in his book designs do to his modern Art Nouveau approach using distinctive lines and curves to decorate the volumes. The design is in white and green and gilt on a blue cloth binding and the book is generally good condition, with very slight water marking at the top of some pages. Some foxing.

Item details

Author(s):
George Eliot
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
204mm x 145mjmj
Edition:
undated
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
398
Publisher:
Greshaam
Title:
Scenes of Clerical Life

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Scenes of Clerical Life is the title under which George Eliot's first published fictional work. It is a collection of three short stories, the first of her works to be released under her famous pseudonym. The stories were first published in Blackwood's Magazine over the course of the year 1857, initially anonymously, before being released as a two-volume set by Blackwood and Sons in January 1858. This illustrate edition published by Gresham is undated but is probably very early 20th century and has a lovely example of Talwin Morris binding. Talwin Morris was a prolific book designer and decorative artist working in the late 19th and early 20th century. He became hugely influential in his book designs do to his modern Art Nouveau approach using distinctive lines and curves to decorate the volumes. The design is in white and green and gilt on a blue cloth binding and the book is generally good condition, with very slight water marking at the top of some pages. Some foxing.

Author(s):
George Eliot
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
204mm x 145mjmj
Edition:
undated
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
398
Publisher:
Greshaam
Title:
Scenes of Clerical Life

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