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    Charles Dickens. Hard Times. For These Times. London: Bradbury and Evans, [circa 1870]. Reprint edition. Octavo. [8], 352 pages. Publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards with decorative blind-stamping; text block edges trimmed; brown-coated advertisement endpapers. Rebacked with original backstrip laid down; boards a bit rubbed with a few spots of soiling; fairly minor wear along edges of boards; corners bumped with boards just peeking through cloth. Evidence of repair at hinges; area of discoloration with a small amount of residue at front pastedown, likely from removed bookplate; split along hinge extending to about halfway up front free endpaper. Text block a bit yellowed with age, particularly around edges; occasional faint, mostly marginal soiling scattered throughout interior, along with some dimpling of pages from handling. Good. Housed in custom clamshell. Publication date estimated from advertisement at endpapers, as title-page has original first-edition publication date of 1854.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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