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    Charles Dickens. Master Humphrey's Clock. London: 1840. First edition.

    More Information: Charles Dickens. Master Humphrey's Clock. London: Chapman and Hall, 1840. First edition. Three volumes, large octavo. iv, 306; vi (2 leaves), 306; vi (2 leaves), 426 (gathering CC misfolded, so pagination runs 290, 293-6, 291-2, 297-8) pages. Frontispieces, in-text illustrations, engraved initials. Publisher's original grayish-brown ribbed cloth; stamped in blind on fronts and backs, with gilt vignette ornaments on fronts; spines stamped in gilt. Edges rough-trimmed. Pale yellow endpapers. Housed in custom black cloth slipcase. Very slight fading of spines; regular shelf wear, some light spot staining to boards; tiny black spots on spine of second volume, front and back boards of third. Some canting of spines, especially first and second volume. Sparse foxing to endpapers. Small hole in bottom margin of page 181 of second volume; occasional evidence of dog-earing and horizontal creases across the width of pages; minor foxing and staining scattered throughout text blocks. Light edge-wear and dust soiling to slipcase. Very good. Eckel pp. 68-70; Gimbel A51; Smith 6. From the Collection of Jerome P. O'Connor.

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