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Eliot, George
Daniel Deronda [in 8 "books"]
William Blackwood and sons, Edinburgh and London, 1876. In publisher's original blue/gray wrappers. Pages untrimmed. spines not original. The first issue of the first print, with the quotation from Tennyson in Book I (vol. I, p.336) wrongly ascribed to In Memoriam; it was correctly ascribed to Locksley Hall in the second issue. Corrected in a beautiful hand. A few pages of advertisements to each part. Erratum slip in Book VI referring to a typo in Book V. The first issue has no 'Contents' at the start of Book I. Book 1 p.83 line 2 has the typo, "reponsive" . Issued in eight monthly parts. Rear of books I-VI each have a slip in rear advertising the next intallement. Will be published on ?FIRST MARCH ? "FIRST APRIL" etc. "Book VII will be published on first August." Blank page facing each title page has glue residue where a bookplate must have been affixed. Book II back wrapper has close-able tear. Daniel Deronda is a novel written by Mary Ann Evans under the pen name of George Eliot, first published in 1876. It was the last novel she completed and the only one set in the contemporary Victorian society of her day. The work's mixture of social satire and moral searching, along with its sympathetic rendering of Jewish proto-Zionist ideas, has made it the controversial final statement of one of the most renowned Victorian novelists. The novel has been adapted for film three times, once as a silent feature and twice for television. In 1914, a 20 minute long American movie Gwendolin was directed by Travers Vale. In 1921 a British silent drama film was produced starring Reginald Fo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Meir Turner [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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