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    Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities. London: 1859. First edition. First appearance of A Tale of Two Cities, published in serial format in Dickens' magazine All The Year Round parts one through seven.

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    Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities. London: All the Year Round, 1859. First edition. First appearance of A Tale of Two Cities, published in serial format in Dickens' magazine All The Year Round parts one through seven.

    Seven octavo volumes (9.5 x 6.25 inches; 240 x 160mm.). In original blue printed wraps with titles in black at front panel and advertisements at rear. Edges of wraps chipped; wraps lightly soiled and foxed; spine of part one perished, others tattered; previous owner's signature at front wrap of part two; loss of approximately one inch of front wrap of volume three; loss, approximately one quarter inch at front wrap of part five. Page edges lightly chipped; pages mildly toned. Very good. Housed in custom slipcase and chemise.



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