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Charles Dickens. The Works of Charles Dickens. New York: P. F. Collier, Publisher, [no date].

First edition, thus. Six quarto volumes. 1-588; 589-1183; 1-684; 685-1190; 1-582; 583-1182 pages. With about twenty illustrations in each volume.

Original green cloth richly ornamented and lettered in gilt, all edges dyed red. Moderate shelf wear to each volume especially the corners and spine ends. Gilt faded on the spines but with the exception of a few volumes remains mostly complete on the front boards. Most volumes with cracked hinges but bindings sound. A handsome collection of Dickens, worthy of restoration in overall good condition.

Includes Barnaby Rudge, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Pickwick Papers, Bleak House, Hard Times, Old Curiosity Shop, A Tale of Two Cities, Nicholas Nickleby, Dombey and Son, Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and others.

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October, 2008
16th-18th
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