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Charles Dickens
London: various, 1837. 1837 FIRST PRINTINGS Dickens Mutual Friend Copperfield Chuzzlewit PickwickAn incredible collection of four first edition printings of works of Charles Dickens. This lot features gold-gilt page edges in the classic Dickens leather binding. These works have long been some of the most famous and best works of English literature. Note the issue points in each volume below.Item number: #8651Price: $2500Title: Our Mutual FriendPublished: London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First edition, first printing.Notes: · 2 volumes in 1· First issue point found in volume 2, p.115, line 38 - 'pricipal'· 40 illustrations by Marcus StoneTitle: The personal history of David CopperfieldPublished: London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850. First printing.Notes: · First issue points:o First state of the vignette title dated 1850o No half-title. o Chapter xxvii listed in table contents at pp. 283, instead of pp. 282. o "recal" line 1 on pp. 16 and on pp. 225 line 22. o "chapter; ut" on pp. 19, 12 lines from bottom. o "coroboration" is 6 lines up on pp. 387. o No quotes at end of pp. 472, 13 lines from bottom. o "screwed" has notyet been corrected to "screamed" on pp. 132, line 20.o Six-line errata leaf on page xvo Page viii, preface, has the final "i" misalignedTitle: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Published: London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First printingNotes: · Issue points:o p.43 - includes "ruined wall"; first line, 2nd paragraph, chap Vo p.260, line 29 - includes "holding", corrected from "hodling"o p.261 - signatures … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian [Columbia, MO, U.S.A.]

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