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    Mixed Edition in the Original Cloth

    Charles Dickens. A Child's History of England. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1852 -1853-1854 .

    First edition of volumes I and III, second edition of volume II. Three octavo volumes.

    Original reddish brown bold-ribbed cloth, borders in blind enclosing pictorial designs in gilt of Alfred reading to his mother, spines with decorative shield-shaped designs, marbled endpapers. Fading to the boards at edges and at spines. Some scattered light foxing, mainly at the preliminary pages. Volume III a bit shaken, with the front joint slightly cracked, else generally a very good set. Each volume is in its own chemise, and all are preserved in a beautiful maroon leather book-backed case.


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    October, 2009
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