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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Thirteen Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
209
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$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Thirteen Volumes.
Including: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, London: Chapman & Hall, 1837; in full crushed red morocco by Bayntun, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., in a slipcase; The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, London: Chapman & Hall, 1839, bound in full blue morocco by Bayntun, with a portrait of Dickens tooled in gilt on the front board, and a reproduction of his signature in gilt on the rear, spine quite faded, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., slipcase; Master Humphrey's Clock, London: Chapman & Hall, 1840-41, three large paper octavo volumes, extra illustrations, in uniform gilt-ruled tan calf, marbled edges; [another copy] small paper, in two volumes, half leather; The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, London: Chapman & Hall, 1844, in full polished morocco by Morley, spine lettered in gilt, spine faded, somewhat dry; Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848, in full red morocco tooled in gilt with portrait and signature of Dickens, by Bayntun, a.e.g.; The Personal History of David Copperfield, London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850, in contemporary green cloth, rebacked, retaining original spine; Little Dorrit, London: Bradbury & Evans, 1857, in diced Russia, rebacked, gilt spine, later endleaves; Our Mutual Friend, London: Chapman & Hall, 1865, two volumes in one, contemporary half calf, spine rubbed, faded; [and] The Mystery of Edwin Drood, London: Chapman & Hall, 1870, in full red morocco gilt with the Dickensian themes as described above by Bayntun, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g. (13)
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

London, Pickwick Club, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Martin Chuzzlewit, Dombey and Son, Our Mutual Friend, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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