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Scenes of Clerical Life / George Eliot

2017.11.12

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

George Eliot

Hugh Thomson

First

The Cranford Series

Macmillan & Company

London

England

1906

R. & R. Clark

Edinburgh

ScotlandUnited Kingdom

Publisher's Binding- Cranford Series

Hugh Thomson

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.

England

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