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    First Edition, First Issue, in the Original Cloth

    Charles Dickens. American Notes for General Circulation. In Two Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1842.

    First edition, first issue. Two octavo volumes. xii (x mis-numbered xvi), 308 pages; viii, 306, [6, publisher's advertisements] pages.

    Publisher's decoratively blind-stamped brown cloth covers with the spine lettered in gilt. Pale yellow coated endpapers. Minor wear and rubbing to the boards. Corners rubbed. Spine gilt on spines mostly rubbed away. Previous ownership inscription, in the year of publication, on the half-title page of each volume. An attractive first issue, in original cloth, in very good condition. From the Victor Gulotta Collection.

    Eckel, pp. 108-109. Gimbel A66. Smith II, 3.

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