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    A Beautifully Bound, Tall Copy of David Copperfield

    Charles Dickens. The Personal History of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. First book edition, first printing. Octavo (5.5 x 8.25 inches). xiv, 624 pages. Forty plates by Phiz. Gorgeous full green morocco by Bayntun of Bath with gilt spine titles and decorations in compartments inside five raised bands. Double-ruled borders to the covers, and elaborately gilt-tooled inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor bowing to the top edges of the boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Very minor foxing to text. Plates somewhat toned. Short marginal tear to page 605. A tall copy in near fine condition. Eckel, p. 77. Smith, I:9.

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    April, 2012
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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