Scenes of Clerical Life / George Eliot
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
The Cranford Series
Macmillan & Company
R. & R. Clark
Publisher's Binding- Cranford Series
Bound in dark green cloth with unsigned cover design attributed to Hugh Thomson. Highly embellished gilt stamping of shepherd and pasturing sheep within floral border, motif repeated to spine. All edges gilt. Plain endpapers with Christmas gift inscription.
Date to title page but not copyright page. Owner's bookplate to ffep. Inscription on end papers: To Clara With best Christmas wishes [Initial illegible] 1906.
Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection