Romola: A Novel [2 volumes, complete]

By: Eliot, George

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


One of George Eliot's most ambitious and imaginative novels. Described by Eliot as 'written with my best blood', the story of Romola's intellectual and spiritual awakening is a compelling portrayal of a Utopian heroine, played out against a turbulent historical backdrop of Renaissance Florence during the turbulent years following the expulsion of the powerful Medici family. ------------ Mary Anne (alternatively Mary Ann or Marian) Evans, better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist and translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. -------------- Beautifully bound in red boards with gilt pictorial design. Off-white spine with gilt lettering and gilt vignette. Tissue guarded b/w illustrations from photographs. Top edge gilt. No date, circa 1910. Historical novel set in Florence ; 8vo; 8 inches tall; 475, 478 pages. ------------ Books are near fine with only a hint of shelf wear. Issued cardstock dust jackets have moderate handling wear. A very handsome set.

Title: Romola: A Novel [2 volumes, complete]

Author Name: Eliot, George

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C.Winston Company: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011601