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    Charles Dickens: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. (London: Chapman and Hall, 1839), first edition, mixed state with half title and list of plates, "visiter" corrected to "sister" on page 123 but "latter" for "letter" still present on page 160, 624 pages, 39 engraved plates by "Phiz.", engraved frontis, full red morocco binding, six spine compartments between raised bands, gilt-tooled ornamentation in four compartments, gilt-ruled borders on both boards, with gilt Charles Dickens portrait in gilt frame on the front board and "Charles Dickens" gilt-tooled in script on the back board, all page edges gilt, gilt dentelle, marbled endpapers, with small binder's stamp on inside front board reading: "Bayntun, Binder, Bath, Eng.", 8vo (5.25" x 8.25"), in superb condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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