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    [Wilkie Collins]. Two Numbers of All the Year Round, containing Percy and the Prophet and No Thoroughfare. London: 1867-1877. Original serial issues.
    Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins. No Thoroughfare. Being the Extra Christmas Number of All the Year Round, Conducted by Charles Dickens, for Christmas, 1867. London: Chapman & Hall, 1867. First edition. Large octavo. 48 pages. Publisher's saddle-stitched binding, original printed blue wrappers; edges untrimmed. Wrappers a bit soiled, particularly at rear, with dimpling and creasing from handling; rear wrapper with a handful of small spots of insect damage; edges worn, with associated rumpling and chipping, loss at lower corner of rear wrapper; sewing very slightly loose. Text block just a bit dulled with age, with speckles of foxing and spot-staining throughout interior; page edges a bit worn, rumpled. Very good. Produced simultaneously for the stage by Dickens and Collins, making it the final play in which Dickens was involved.

    [Together with:] [Wilkie Collins]. Percy and the Prophet. [In:] The Extra Summer Number of All the Year Round, Conducted by Charles Dickens. London: [Chapman & Hall], 1877. First edition. Large octavo. 72, [2, ad slip on blue paper] pages. Publisher's perfect binding, original light blue printed wrappers; edges trimmed. A little bit of nicking, creasing and discoloration along backstrip; some light foxing and soft creasing and rippling to wrappers; mild edge wear. Text block very slightly dulled with age; tiny amount of foxing scattered throughout, mostly to first and last few leaves. Very good.


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