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    Charles Dickens. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. First edition. Octavo. vii, [1], 190, [2] pages. Portrait frontispiece, vignette title-page, and twelve additional inserted plates. Half calf over purplish cloth, spine tooled in blind with five raised bands and leather spine label stamped in gilt, gilt ruling to boards; all text block edges trimmed and marbled. Two topmost compartments of spine pulled away and attached only at rear joint; scratching and scuffing to spine; split starting at foot of front joint; wear at board edges; cloth rubbed; corners bumped with boards showing through leather. Hinges cracking, but still sound; discoloration to endpapers from leather turn-ins. Text block softly yellowed with age; edge marbling faded. Very good.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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