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The Resource Romola, by George Eliot ... ; in two volumes

Romola, by George Eliot ... ; in two volumes

Label
Romola
Title
Romola
Statement of responsibility
by George Eliot ... ; in two volumes
Creator
Contributor
Binder
Bookplate designer
Former owner
Photographer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
RRR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Collection of British authors
Series volume
v. 682-683
Label
Romola, by George Eliot ... ; in two volumes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Illustrated with original albumen photographs by Giacomo Brogi of views of the city of Florence, statuary, furniture, and Renaissance prints and paintings; Julia van Haaften identifies photographer as Giacomo Brogi; see page 370 in "Original sun pictures: a check list of the New York Public Library's holdings of early works illustrated with photographs, 1844-1900," Bulletin of the New York Public Library 80, no. 3 (Spring 1977): 355-415
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
Copyright edition.
Extent
2 volumes (vi,328 pages, [16] photographic prints; vi,310 pages, [14] photographic prints)
Note
  • YRL copy: imperfect, half-titles wanting. Volume 1 contains 7 mounted original albumen prints. Half-bound in brown marbled paper over polished tan leather boards; brown marbled endpapers; top edges gilt. Gift of Kate Gordon Moore (1878-1963), professor of psychology at UCLA 1922-1963, second wife of Dr. Ernest Carroll Moore, first provost of UCLA. Volume 2 contains 8 mounted original albumen prints. Bound in brown marbled paper over tan leather, with gilt top edges as volume 1. Illustrated bookplate of Dorothea Moore ("Dorothea Moore's Book"), designed by Olive Percival. Dorothea Rhodes Moore (1857–1942) was a physician, poet, and suffragette, whose first husband was Charles Fletcher Lummis. She was the first wife of Dr. Ernest Carroll Moore, whom she married in 1896. Volume 2 in light blue cardboard clamshell case.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: imperfect, half-title leaf wanting. Illustrated with 16 mounted original albumen prints in volume 1, and 14 in volume 2. Bound in contemporary vellum beveled boards, with wide borders of gilt vines running horizontally across top and bottom of upper and lower boards, gilt vines repeated on spine; large hand-painted red fleur-de-lis (lily) in center panel (symbol of the city of Florence), and title "Romola" in hand-painted capitals in red and gilt; gold-stamped red leather spine label with title "Eliot. Romola;" inner gilt dentelles; gilt floral endpapers; edges stained red. Engraved armorial bookplate of Arthur Holland on front pastedown in both volumes; binder's ticket on verso of front endleaf of Giulio Giannini, Legatore di Libri, Piazza Pitti No. 19, Firenze. Housed in protective mylar and red cloth dust jackets. Gift of Albert Boni.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Illustrated with 44 mounted original albumen prints in volume 1, and 26 in volume 2. Bound in contemporary vellum boards; gilt ruled and decorative borders enclosing a large gilt fleur-de-lis (lily), symbol of the city of Florence; geometric gilt bands on spine; gold-stamped spine title "G. Eliot. Romola;" gilt floral endpapers; edges stained red. Ticket on verso of front endpaper of the photography studio of Giacomo Brogi, 1 Via Tornabuoni, Firenze. Gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05747702
  • ucoclc5747702
Label
Romola, by George Eliot ... ; in two volumes
Publication
Note
Illustrated with original albumen photographs by Giacomo Brogi of views of the city of Florence, statuary, furniture, and Renaissance prints and paintings; Julia van Haaften identifies photographer as Giacomo Brogi; see page 370 in "Original sun pictures: a check list of the New York Public Library's holdings of early works illustrated with photographs, 1844-1900," Bulletin of the New York Public Library 80, no. 3 (Spring 1977): 355-415
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
Copyright edition.
Extent
2 volumes (vi,328 pages, [16] photographic prints; vi,310 pages, [14] photographic prints)
Note
  • YRL copy: imperfect, half-titles wanting. Volume 1 contains 7 mounted original albumen prints. Half-bound in brown marbled paper over polished tan leather boards; brown marbled endpapers; top edges gilt. Gift of Kate Gordon Moore (1878-1963), professor of psychology at UCLA 1922-1963, second wife of Dr. Ernest Carroll Moore, first provost of UCLA. Volume 2 contains 8 mounted original albumen prints. Bound in brown marbled paper over tan leather, with gilt top edges as volume 1. Illustrated bookplate of Dorothea Moore ("Dorothea Moore's Book"), designed by Olive Percival. Dorothea Rhodes Moore (1857–1942) was a physician, poet, and suffragette, whose first husband was Charles Fletcher Lummis. She was the first wife of Dr. Ernest Carroll Moore, whom she married in 1896. Volume 2 in light blue cardboard clamshell case.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: imperfect, half-title leaf wanting. Illustrated with 16 mounted original albumen prints in volume 1, and 14 in volume 2. Bound in contemporary vellum beveled boards, with wide borders of gilt vines running horizontally across top and bottom of upper and lower boards, gilt vines repeated on spine; large hand-painted red fleur-de-lis (lily) in center panel (symbol of the city of Florence), and title "Romola" in hand-painted capitals in red and gilt; gold-stamped red leather spine label with title "Eliot. Romola;" inner gilt dentelles; gilt floral endpapers; edges stained red. Engraved armorial bookplate of Arthur Holland on front pastedown in both volumes; binder's ticket on verso of front endleaf of Giulio Giannini, Legatore di Libri, Piazza Pitti No. 19, Firenze. Housed in protective mylar and red cloth dust jackets. Gift of Albert Boni.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Illustrated with 44 mounted original albumen prints in volume 1, and 26 in volume 2. Bound in contemporary vellum boards; gilt ruled and decorative borders enclosing a large gilt fleur-de-lis (lily), symbol of the city of Florence; geometric gilt bands on spine; gold-stamped spine title "G. Eliot. Romola;" gilt floral endpapers; edges stained red. Ticket on verso of front endpaper of the photography studio of Giacomo Brogi, 1 Via Tornabuoni, Firenze. Gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05747702
  • ucoclc5747702

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