London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1866. First edition. Hardcover. The handsomely bound first edition of Eliot's social novel about political disputes in a small English town at the time of the First Reform Act of 1832.
Large 12mo, three volumes: [iv]  303; [iv]  290; [iv]  283; all three volumes bound by F. Bedford in full speckled calf. Six gilt decorated panels with title, author, and volume number represented along with the published date 1866 at base; untrimmed leaves. Top edge gilt, plain endpapers with the binders stamp at the top on the verso. Little thumbed on the early pages o/w very good condition. Sadleir 814. Very good overall. Item #22601