Romola - with original albumen photographs.[Two Volumes complete]

By: Eliot, George

Price: $180.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Original full white vellum, intricate gilt scrollwork in panels on the spines; with a fleur-de-lis pattern in on front boards with a center inset emblem; similar blank borders rear boards. Red stained edges; decorative endpapers. With 28 original captioned albumen photographs of Italian subjects as illustrations. 16mo; 6.25 inches tall; 328; 310 pages. --------- Bindings are tight with a bit of opening of the boards from minor spreading from the photographs. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with some soiling. Emblems are worn with loss of color. Copyright Edition. ---------- 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.

Title: Romola - with original albumen photographs.[Two Volumes complete]

Author Name: Eliot, George

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz: 1863

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011931