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    In a Fine Inlaid Morocco Binding by Kelly & Sons

    [Charles Dickens]. Fred[eric] G[eorge] Kitton. Dickensiana. A Bibliography of the Literature Relating to Charles Dickens and His Writings. With a Portrait of "Boz" from a Drawing by Samuel Lawrence. London: George Redway, 1886.

    First edition. One of only 500 copies printed. Small octavo (7.1875 x 4.5 inches; 183 x 115 mm.). xxxii, 510, [1, errata], [1, blank] pages. Frontispiece portrait of Dickens.

    Bound by Kelly & Sons (stamp-signed in gilt on the front turn-in) in full green crushed levant morocco. Covers with gilt double fillet border, smooth spine ruled and lettered in gilt with an inlaid vignette of "Mr. Pecksniff" (reproducing a portion of the plate by "Phiz" captioned "Truth prevails, and Virtue is triumphant" facing p. 120 in The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit) in black, brown, and tan morocco. Board edges and turn-ins ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, green silk doublures and liners. Light rubbing to extremities. An excellent example. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.

    Gimbel H283.

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