The Essays of Elia and Eliana.
Publisher: George Bell & Sons, London;
Date of Publication: 1893
Stock Code: 8636
Octavo, pp. xxiv, 512. Frontispiece of the author by Thomas Charles Wageman with tissue guard. Prize binding of full polished tan calf, with 5 raised bands, red label with gilt titles to spine, and gilt decoration to compartments; gilt border to boards and board edges and in blind border to dentelles. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Embossed prize bookplate of the ‘Girls School Company Limited’ to paste-down. Minor surface loss to upper joint and lower joint is just starting; light foxing to frontispiece, tissue guard and title page; prize bookplate to pdep. A clean, neat copy; Very Good condition.
Culturally important collection of essays comprising The Essays of Elia, The Last Essays of Elia and Eliana essays, with biographical essay on Elia.
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