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    Charles Dickens. Bleak House. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1853. First edition. Bound from parts, with most wrappers inserted throughout.


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    Octavo. xvi, 624 pages. With forty engraved plates (including the ten "dark plates") inserted throughout. With most wrappers (front and rear) from the parts inserted throughout. Many landscape plates inserted backwards (stab-holes or residue from wrappers evident at outer margins). Later nineteenth-century half olive calf over pebbled cloth boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endleaves. Spine a bit sunned, some rubbing and minor wear to extremities and joints, front hinge just starting, text with occasional soiling and minor occasional creasing. Plates foxed. Still, a good copy.

    Smith, pp. 81-84.



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