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ELIOT, George "Romola" [Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863]

ELIOT, George "Romola" [Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863]

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"Romola" by George Eliot [Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863]. Copyright Edition, published in the same year as the first book edition. Complete in two volumes. Illustrated with many photographs of Florence. White calf with hand-painted cover titling/decoration, extensive gilt work, and red spine labels. All edges gilt and endpapers patterned. 328 + 310pp. Each volume bears the bookplate of Almeric Hugh Paget, 1st Baron Queenborough. Bindings secure and textblocks clean. Very light shelfwear. Vol 2 has a light brown stain at upper corner of rear board and a scratch on front board. The painting on Vol 1 has chipped a bit. Overall, Very Good.

Romola is "a deep study of life in the city of Florence from an intellectual, artistic, religious, and social point of view" composed as a historical novel.

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