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    First Edition of Bleak House Bound from the Original Monthly Parts

    Charles Dickens. Bleak House. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853 [i.e., March 1852-September 1853].

    First edition, bound from the original monthly parts. Octavo (8.625 x 5.5 inches; 229 x 140 mm.). xvi, 624 pages. Forty etched plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"), including frontispiece and added vignette title.

    Bound by the Harcourt Bindery of Boston (stamp-signed on the verso of the front free endpaper) in half dark red morocco, ruled in gilt, over red cloth boards. Spine decoratively panelled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands. Slight foxing and browning to the plates, some light offsetting from the plates to the text leaves, a few small stains, and a few tiny paper flaws. A very good copy. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.


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