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Charles Dickens
UK: Bradbury & Evans. CHARLES DICKENS First Edition LITTLE DORRIT 1857 RARE with ERRATA About the Book Dickens novel about a child born and raised in a debtors prison during Victorian times. It is a satire on the unfairness of the penal system of the time. As with many of Dickens' novels, it was first published in monthly installments then issued as a book. The book has all the first issue points as outlined by Smith: RARE - This book has the Errata Slip inserted between contents and list of plates Binding signature "B2" instead of "BB2" on page 371 "Rigaud" mistakenly substituted for "Blandois" between pages 469 to 474 Three line errata on page xiv William instead of Frederick on page 317 line 27 All the above points are photographed above. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens UK First Edition, published in 1857 by Bradbury & Evans Hardback three quarter leather binding, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. 625 printed pages, no dust jacket. The book is illustrated by H.K. Browne (aka "Phiz") 38 plates in the text and a 2 plate frontispiece, making, 40 plates in total. Phiz developed a new type of illustration known as "dark plate" to reflect the somber mood in parts Dickens work we have photographed some of these plates above. Condition The book is in very good condition. There is slight wear to the leather to the corners and a tiny tear of about 1mm to the page edge which causes a bulge between pages 21 and 29 The plates have brown marks typical of plates of this age. There is a mark on the frontispiece. We have included a number of photos below in order that you can ju … [Click Below for Full Description]
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