Two volumes bound in one, small fat 8vo, 6.25 x 4.5 inches. decorated with a fine fore-edge painting of a view of florence together with a portrait of george eliot.
Bound in full vellum decorated in elabarate gilt. All edges gilt concealing a fine fore-edge painting A fine copy. The binding is Florentine in origin with the label of G. Brogi, 1 Via Tornabugni Firenze on the front free enpaper
A fine fore-edge painting has been added to this finely bound edition. The painting depicts the cathedral of Florence with the dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi and a full face portrait of George Eliot. The painting is the work of Margaret Costa a fine artist and one of the last practitioners of this art.
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