George Eliot

Adam Bede

originally published:
Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons
January 1859

The title page of the first edition, as illustrated in the Grolier Club's 1902 publication One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature.

reference info

bio notes:
born: 11/22/1819
died: 12/22/1880
born as: Mary Ann Evans

Victorian novelist who developed the method of pyschological analysis characteristic of modern fiction. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature


We offered this copy of the first American edition in our Catalog 97.
We offered this 1887 reprint in its original dustwrapper in our Catalog 119.