Easton Press "Silas Marner" George Eliot, Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Sealed]

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A Luxurious Leather Bound Masterpiece for Your Fine Library


Limited Edition - Collector's Edition. A great unique gift for yourself or for a loved one. Part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written collection by Easton Press. Beautifully illustrated and bound in genuine leather. One of the most celebrated works of literature by a historical writer.

Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe is the third novel by George Eliot, published in 1861. An outwardly simple tale of a linen weaver, it is notable for its strong realism and its sophisticated treatment of a variety of issues ranging from religion to industrialisation to community.


Condition
As New. Sealed. The condition is of the highest quality. A wonderful bright clean copy. Free of markings, writings, or stamps. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed. Unread. Not even a single scratch on the gilded page edges. A true classic for your home library or office. Includes unattached Ex-Libris bookplate for your own personalization.

About the author

Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively Mary Anne or Marian[1]), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels, Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of which are set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight.

Although female authors were published under their own names during her lifetime, she wanted to escape the stereotype of women's writing being limited to lighthearted romances. She also wanted to have her fiction judged separately from her already extensive and widely known work as an editor and critic. Another factor in her use of a pen name may have been a desire to shield her private life from public scrutiny, thus avoiding the scandal that would have arisen because of her relationship with the married George Henry Lewes.

Middlemarch has been described by the novelists Martin Amis and Julian Barnes as the greatest novel in the English language.

Features

Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

Publisher:
Easton Press
Edition:
Easton Press
Binding:
Full Genuine Leather
Illustrator:
Limited Collector's Edition
Dimensions:
Very Fine