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    Charles Dickens. Bleak House. New York: 1853. First U. S. edition.
    Charles Dickens. Bleak House. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First U. S. edition. Two volumes. Octavo. [2], xvi, 480; [6], [481]-936, 4 [publisher's ads], [2] pages. Portrait frontispiece and thirty-five additional inserted plates on multiple kinds of paper stock (note: lacking first two plates, remainder not placed in accordance with illustration listings at front of first volume). Publisher's blue cloth, spines stamped in gilt, boards in blind; all text block edges trimmed. Backstrips dulled just a shade; spine ends softened and worn; gilt stamping a bit tarnished; boards rubbed and a bit soiled; mild wear and discoloration along edges; corners tapped. Text blocks very slightly dulled, particularly at edges, which are a bit foxed with the top edges dust-soiled; foxing at endpapers and throughout interior. Very good. Gimbel A133. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.


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