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    One of Only Eight Copies

    Charles Dickens. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. [London:] Issued for Private Use by Chapman and Hall, [1887].

    Special edition limited to only eight copies, of which this is number six. Printed on vellum, and signed in both volumes by Richard Clay & Sons, Printers; Frederic Chapman, Publishers; and Chas. P. Johnson, Editor. Two large quarto volumes. xlvii, 430; xi, 439 pages. Fifty plates, four original to this edition. Two facsimiles, one original to this edition. Illustrations by R. Seymour, R. W. Buss, Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), and J. Leech.

    Full morocco extra binding by Zaehnsdorf, with gold tooled sides and backs, doublé, gilt edges to boards. Top edge gilt. Yellow silk endpapers. Leather on front and back covers is lightly scratched and has faded to green; extremities rubbed. Some dampstaining to endpapers. Contents generally bright. A very good set.

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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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