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Leavis, F R.
The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad.
 
Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London;
Date of Publication: 1948
Stock Code: 6687
 
FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. [8], 266. Publishers’ brown cloth with gilt titles to spine in unclipped blue dust-jacket. Cover cloth sunned to spine and board edges; gilt titles dull. Endpapers and text-block edge foxed otherwise a clean copy; printed bookplate to front paste-down. Jacket surface soiled, particularly to spine, with nicks & creases to edge and minor loss to spine and corners.
 
A classic of literary criticism, essential reading for serious students of the English novel. From the library of Anthony Ian Doyle, the Librarian-Keeper of Rare Books at Durham University Library, with his bookplate; Doyle was also Vice President of the Surtees Society as well as being a notable medievalist. Very scarce in the fragile sugar paper dust-jacket.
 
£125.00
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