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    First Edition in a Bayntun-Rivière Binding

    Charles Dickens. The Personal History of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850.

    First book edition, first printing. Octavo. xiv, 624 pages. Forty plates by Phiz (AKA Hablot Knight Browne).

    Later full red morocco over boards. Gilt portrait of Dickens on front board. Raised bands, gilt lettering to spine. Inside gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Binding by Bayntun-Riviere. Near fine.

    Eckel. 77. Smith, I:9.


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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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