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    A Fine Set of The Nonesuch Dickens with an Original Woodblock

    Charles Dickens. The Nonesuch Dickens. Published under the editorial direction of Arthur Waugh, Hugh Walpole, Walter Dexter and Thomas Hatton. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1937-1938. Limited to 877 copies (the number having been determined by the number of steel plates and woodblocks available). Twenty-three large octavo volumes, plus the publisher's clamshell box containing an original woodblock, plus two volumes of Nonesuch Dickensiana. Numerous plates, some in color, and text illustrations from the original steel plates and woodblocks. Printed on Worthy rag paper, imported from America, by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh. The original woodblock accompanying this set is "Trotty Veck among the Bells" etched by Linton after Richard Doyle for the first edition (1844) of The Chimes; with the plate is a pull and a certificate of authenticity from Chapman & Hall, signed by Arthur Waugh. Publisher's buckram in various colors by Leighton-Straker. Black leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt on the rough, others uncut. Minor rubbing. A bright, fine set. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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    The Nonesuch Dickens is regarded as the definitive collected edition of Dickens' works. In addition to the individual novels, the set includes two volumes of Collected Papers (miscellaneous articles and prefaces), three volumes of Letters (edited by Walter Dexter), and a volume of Reprinted Pieces (The Uncommercial Traveller and eight stories from the Illustrated Library Edition of 1875). Dreyfus 108. Gimbel D212.



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