Original green cloth, backed in ornately gilt-stamped black morocco; each volume with a frontispiece and illustrated plates. Spine tips scuffed and a little chipped; corners gently bumped; some very light rubbing along edges of boards. An excellent working set, internally bright and clean. (Please note that these heavy volumes will likely incur additional shipping charges.). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Complete Works of George Eliot (Set of 8...
Publisher: Hooper, Clarke & Company n.d.
Book Condition: Very Good+
Book Description Belford, Clark, & Co., 1886. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. approx. 3200 Ttl Pp. No date (circa 1886). Stated New Edition in some volumes. Published by Belford, Clark & Co. Chicago. (8) volume complete set. Book description: 1/3 tan morocco leather hardbound,(5) banded ornate compartmentalized section detail of spines, red and black title labels, leather end caps, marble paper cover boards/matching end papers/full matched/tinted leaf edges. Dimensions: 7 7/8" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4 - 1 1/2" each volume. Condition: Very good-Good; Wear to extremities of volumes [edges generally rubbed, gentle-moderately bumped corners (effects board corners most; exposed inner board at most corner board tips, a few small tears affect surface of leather caps), strong square spines, single front board effected by sun damage(Silas Marner.see images), heel of Romola (2)3/4" tears affect hinges at surface (does not obviously effect strength of hinge, a couple of other similar minor tears effect other book heel areas, (4) spine edges with minor-moderate chipping, spines gentle-moderately sunned with some rubbing, ownership inscription of (2) individuals on front free endpaper of each volume, ownership stamp on title pages, blaok spine labels are moderately sunned(gilt titles legible on all but one), clean minor age toned pages, strong square spines with strong intact hinges, tight spines. An nice set. Bookseller Inventory # 002007