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Little Dorrit, Dickens Charles
DICKENS, Charles.

Little Dorrit....

With illustrations by H. K. Browne.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Bradbury & Evans, 1855-7

Stock Code: 121213

£4,500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, in the original monthly parts published between December 1855 and June 1857, first issue text with "Rigaud" for "Blandois" on pages 469-73 in Part 15. The wrappers and adverts differ from those called for by Hatton & Cleaver as follows: Part II, missing back adverts; Part X, missing back advert "S. & T. Gilbert". This set with a newspaper clipping from the New York Times, 18 May 1913, announcing the death, aged 100, of Mary Ann Cooper, "the original Little Dorrit".

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Description

20 numbers bound in 19, as issued. Original printed blue wrappers designed by Phiz. Housed in a custom marbled paper slipcase in green straight grain morocco-backed green cloth and marbled paper chemises.

Illustrations

With 40 black and white plates, including 8 dark plates, all by Phiz.

Condition

Blue leather booklabel of William Bunker to front pastedown of chemises. Contemporary ink ownership inscription of John Du Boulay, Donhead Hall to head of front covers. Small clipping removed from front adverts in Part I, pp. 19-20, small pencil marginalia below. Minor creasing to edges, occasional light foxing; an excellent set.

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