3 vols., 8vo., in the original blue coarse-morocco cloth, the covers blocked in black, the spines blocked and lettered in gilt (the standard binding for this book, which is known in a number of variants); with, as usual, a list of Meredith’s works on the verso of the front free endpaper; slight rubbing to joints but a fine copy.
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First edition of a ‘striking study of marital misery’ (Sutherland). Sadleir 1700.
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