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    [Charles Dickens]. John C. Eckel. The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens and Their Values. London: Chapman & Hall, 1913. Large Paper Copy. Vellum-backed cloth-covered boards. Dust jacket chipped and torn. Very good.

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    [Charles Dickens]. John C. Eckel. The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens and Their Values, A Bibliography. London: Chapman & Hall, 1913.

     

    First edition. The "Large Paper Copy" edition, limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 143, signed by Eckel and Arthur Waugh (Chapman  & Hall's Managing Director and Evelyn Waugh's father). Large quarto. xviii, 296 pages. Thirty-six illustrations and facsimiles, several plates tipped in. Dickens portrait frontispiece. Index. 

    Gilt-stamped vellum spine and cloth-covered boards. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine; closed tear to bottom half of jacket's spine. Some pages unopened. Slipcase rubbed and splitting. Very good.



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