Adam Bede by George Elliot
Vintage from the 1900s
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This is a lovely, compact collectible 1909 edition of "Adam Bede" by George Elliot, published by Cassell.
In good condition for such an old text with a small textured number on the front pages (see picture) and some blemishes on the boards. Pages in good condition. No foxing. The book measures just 4-3/4 by 7-5/8 inches, and has 288 pages. The spine has intricate gold lettering.
Hetty Sorrel is loved by the village carpenter Adam Bede, but her head is turned by the attentions of the fickle young squire. His dalliance with the dairymaid affects the lives of many in their small rural community.
Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880); alternatively Mary Anne or Marian, 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) [wiki]
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