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    First Edition of David Copperfield

    Charles Dickens. The Personal History of David Copperfield. With Illustrations by H.K. Browne. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. First edition. First state of engraved title-page. Octavo. [iii-vii]viii[ix]x-xii[xiii]xiv[xv-xvi], [1]2-624. Thirty-eight of forty inserted plates (plates facing pages 105, 117 lacking), including the frontispiece and the vignette title. Bound in contemporary half brown calf over purple cloth boards, spine ruled in gilt, burgundy gilt morocco lettering label. Binding worn, spine label a bit loose, gutter facing printed title-page cracked, text toned, plates browned and foxed. Bookplates. Fair.
    Smith, Dickens, I, 9.


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