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    Charles Dickens. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. From the Library of Glenn Ford.


    First edition (bound from the parts). Octavo. 190 pages. Illustrations by S. L. Fildes. Five of the original wrappers and advertisements from the original parts issue are bound in at the back.

    Contemporary half green leather, ruled in gilt, over blue cloth boards. Spine decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments with four raised bands and burgundy morocco gilt lettering label. Marbled edges and endpapers. Slight toning to spine, some light scuffing to boards, corners bumped and abraded. Contents toned, with moderate foxing scattered throughout. Very good. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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