YesterYear Books
Rare, used and out-of-print books.


Quick Search

Seller Id
George Eliot's Life, Cross, J. W.
Author Name:    Cross, J. W.

Title:   George Eliot's Life

Binding:   Hard Cover

Book Condition:   Good

Edition:   New Edition

Size:   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher:   London William Blackwood and Sons 

Seller ID:   005345

Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. viii + 646 pages. There is some rubbing to the back cover near the spine. The spine has darkened and is splitting/freying to the ends and where the rear cover meets the rear board. Small marks to front cover. Some minor foxing. 8 b/w illustrations. Tissue protected frontis of George Eliot. Marginalia. Inscription in back of book reads 'George Eliot - Those who knew her only from her books have but a faint idea of her character. Elle etait pus femme, & had more feminine qualities than almost anyone that I have ever known. She was so kind and good & so free from jealousy of all sorts; Very religious without definitive belief & with a sad humour & sense of humour which was very singular & attractive." Jowitt Life 1872. There is then a clipping pasted in from the Morning Post Wed 8.3.1899 a small obituary about the death of Sara Hennell who was a close friend of George Eliot and whose correspondence is included throughout the book. The piece and obituary were read aloud at Forest Hill in Jan 1888.

Price = 32.50 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

You may also like these
How They Went to School, Praeger, S.Rosamund
How They Went to School

The Book of Other Lands, Stuart, Dorothy Margaret
The Book of Other Lands

Nil Desperandum, Langbridge, Rev. Frederick
Nil Desperandum

A Book of Giants, Strang, William
A Book of Giants

Sovereign Acts : American Unilateralism and Global Security, Tirman, John
Sovereign Acts : American Unilateralism and Global Security

Mollie Hazeldene's Schooldays, Forsey, Maude, S.
Mollie Hazeldene's Schooldays

The Escaping Club, Evans, A. J.
The Escaping Club

Essays of Action, Lamb, G. F. (ed)
Essays of Action


PayPal Logo

<br />
<b>Notice</b>:  Undefined variable: alt_tag in <b>/home/ccl606/public_html/index.html</b> on line <b>255</b><br />
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by