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Object ID 003204

Object Name George Eliot's Silas Marner

Object Desc A 1911 edition of George Eliot's "Silas Marner" published by Henry Holt and Company. Edited by Ellen Garrigues.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002888

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General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 20

Object Date 1911

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords George Eliot,Silas Marner,books,England,

Title George Eliot's Silas Marner


Series English Readings for School

Edition 1911, ed Ellen Garrigues

Description / Abstract The fictional life story of Silas Marner; an English weaver from Northern England. The novel is noted for its realism and topics of religion, industrialization, and the community.

Physical Description A brown hard covered book with navy blue or dark green design and text. The front and spine feature vertical lines. The cover lists the series name, the title, and the editor's last name. The spine has Eliot's Silas Marner at the top and the logo for the Henry Holt and Company. The inner covers features light yellow interlacing quadfoil designs with the series name and quotes Richard De Bury, Chaucer, Francis Bacon, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. The contents include an introduction with the biography of Eliot, as well as a bibliography, notes, and three illustrations. Possibly part of Holt and Co's Owl Books.

Author George Eliot (1819-1880)

Author Details George Eliot is the pen name for Mary Ann Evans, an English woman who was a noted novelist, journalist, and translator during the Victorian Age.




Language English

Publisher Henry Holt and Company

Publisher Details Founded in New York City by Henry Holt and Frederick Leypoldt in 1866. Produces various genres of books from children's literature to adult fiction. Produced Owl Books and other imprints. It is now under Macmillan Publishers.

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Image Caption CMY2888



Date APR 10,2015

Summary Good-Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The cover has some wear and fading, especially on the spine. The pages are riddled with brown spots throughout. Some pages are chipped on the edges. The book has writing, drawings, and old-fashioned stickers inside by Vera Freeland (see frontispiece, xxviii, 2, 19, 69, and 115 for examples.)


Date APR 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin