GEORGE ELIOT'S FIRST BOOK
STRAUSS, DR DAVID FREDERICK ( TRANS ELIOT, GEORGE)
THE LIFE OF JESUS CRITICALLY EXAMINED.
Chapman Brothers 1846
First English edition. Three vols. 8vo. Recent dark blue half calf, marbled boards and endpapers. Spines banded elaborately gilted. Red title labels Bound with half titles. Pencil annotation to first half title and endpaper o/w bright attractive copy. A book of importance in two areas. One of the foremost theological works of the nineteenth Century and also George Eliots first work in print, though not credited to her on the title page.