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MIDDLEMARCH: A STUDY OF PROVINCIAL LIFE, Vol. I-IV, First Edition, by George Eliot, published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1871-72. Hardcover 12mos, 1,542 total top edge gilt pages, rebound by Zaehnsdorf for A.C. McClurg and Company, Chicago, in blue leather with gilt stamped covers and spines, five raised hubs, gilt dentelle with marbled paper pastedowns and endpapers, ex libris plate to interior of front covers, brown grosgrain ribbon bookmarks. Original green serial wrappers to back matter pages. All approximately 7 1/4" H x 5 1/4" W x 1 3/8" D.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee. Most of the items from her estate in this auction were by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois.
CONDITION: Covers in overall good condition with wear to hinges, scattered rubbing/losses to leather, largest 1/2" x 1", corners bumped. Pages in overall good, legible condition with toning/toning impressions, acid burn, scattered foxing spots, scuffs, creases, few pencil marks, ink inscription to Vol. IV serial cover, light handling wear.