MEREDITH, GEORGE. 1828-1909.
Rhoda Fleming. A Story. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1865.
8vo (195 x 128 mm). vi, -331; vi, -291; vi, -256 pp. Half titles. Original green cloth stamped and ruled in blind, gilt lettered, primrose endpapers. Slipcase. Some rubbing to boards and titles, rear hinge of vol 1 broken.
Provenance: Hereford Haybook Club (neat period inscription to half title of vol 1).
FIRST EDITION. Sadleir ranks this novel among the most seldom seen of Victorian fictions, and the rarest of Meredith's titles. No copies appear in the auction records since the 1980s. Buxton Forman 12; Sadleir 1702.