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Romola (Vols. I and II) by George Eliot - Hardcover - 1890 - from Quaker House Books (SKU: 004358)

Romola (Vols. I and II)

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Romola (Vols. I and II)

by George Eliot

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Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1890. Edition de Luxe of which this is number 96 of 250. In elaborately designed vellum with gilt and blue borders and letters in blue on front cover and same on spine. Gilt top edges. Square and intact bindings, except for Volume Ii which has cracked front and rear hinges. with split edge on spine., which someone tried to repair with tape. All illustrations have tissue guards. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

Romola (1862–63) is a historical novel by George Eliot set in the fifteenth century, and is "a deep study of life in the city of Florence from an intellectual, artistic, religious, and social point of view". It first appeared in fourteen parts published in Cornhill Magazine from July 1862 (vol. 6, no. 31) to August 1863 (vol. 8, no. 44).

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Bookseller
Quaker House Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004358
Title
Romola (Vols. I and II)
Author
George Eliot
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Estes and Lauriat
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1890
Keywords
Fiction, Drama
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction, Drama;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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