SILAS MARNER.

SILAS MARNER.

(London: Limited Editions Club , 1953).

EVOCATIVE LITHOGRAPHS BY LYNTON LAMB. With an introduction by John T. Winterich. SILAS MARNER is one of Eliot's most adapted novels. While outwardly the simple tale of a linen weaver, it was groundbreaking for its strong realism and its sophisticated treatment of a variety of issues ranging from religion, to industrialization, and to community. Item #27997

First of the edition, one of 1,500 copies only, signed by the artist, with the monthly newsletter describing the book and its production laid in. Illustrated with lithographs by Lynton Lamb. 8vo, in the publisher’s black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, the covers decorated by Lynton Lamb in a striking symbolic design representing "the warp and woof" of the linen weaver's trade. In the original beige slipcase. xv, 246 pp. A very fine copy, as pristine, the slipcase only slightly mellowed.

Price: $125.00