Publisher: [London:] Cornhill Magazine, 1862-1863.
Edition: First appearance in print.
Bibliographical References: Baker & Ross, A7.1; NCBEL III, 902.
Condition: Edges and boards moderately rubbed; very good copy.
Book ID: 26651
Description8vo, the complete novel as it appeared in Cornhill Magazine, extracted from the original 14 monthly serials and bound together in one volume, contemporary green half calf, marbled paper boards, red leather label, gilt decorations and lettering. 24 plates and 15 vignettes after drawings by Frederic Leighton.
CommentsOnly a few of the fine Leighton illuistrations were used in subsequent book editions, and Eliot made numerous changes and corrections in the text as it went through the serial printings. See Baker & Ross, George Eliot, A Bibliographical History.