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    Richard Bentley: Bentley's Miscellany. (London: Richard Bentley, 1837, 1838, 1839), six volumes, Quarter-leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering on spine, 8vo (5.75" x 9"). Volume I: 363 pages with index, nine pages of Bentley's Miscellany January-June 1837 and notes to correspondents. Front board and spine detached together from textblock. Volume II: 636 pages with index, 10 pages of Bentley's Miscellany July-December 1837 and notes/notices to correspondents. Good with 3.5" crack along front edge of spine. Volume III: 628 pages with index, 12 pages of Bentley's Miscellany January-June 1838, and notes/notices to correspondents, vii-page 2 is loose, 1.5" crack along bottom front edge of spine. Volume IV: 632 pages with index, 12 pages of Bentley's Miscellany June-December 1838. Front hinge starting, and page 1 loose. Volume V: 673 pages with index, 10 pages of Bentley's Miscellany January-June 1839, and notes/notices to correspondents. Includes "The Cremation of Shelley, on the coast of Tuscan, Under the Directions of Lord Byron". Missing table of contents, marbled paper chipped near spine. Volume VI: 658 pages with index, 12 pages of Bentley's Miscellany, July-December 1839, and notes/notices to correspondents, plate and page 17-18 leaf loose. Each volume with bookplate on front pastedown and boards lightly rubbed and top surface of leather missing in places. Includes installments of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens pseudonym Boz, illustrated by George Cruikshank, as are many of the stories in this set. Foxing largely limited to plates and adjacent pages. From the Betty Bennett Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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