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DICKENS, Charles.
A Tale of Two Cities.
Chapman & Hall. 1859. FIRST EDITION, 1st issue. Front. & engr. title, additional printed title, plates by H.K. Browne. Contemp. full tan calf by Carss & Co., Glasgow, boards attractively dec. with triple-ruled borders in gilt & further ruled panelling in blind, spine gilt in compartments, maroon leather label; sl. rubbing to extremities. Marbled edges & e.ps. Bookplate of Stephen Williamson. A v.g. attractive copy. Bound with the front wrapper of part III of the original monthly parts. The first issue, with the uncorrected pagination showing '113' on p213, and signature 'b' on the list of plates. Retaining an old bookseller's receipt, showing the volume was sold in 1963 by Maurice Inman of New York to a customer in New South Wales, Australia, for $67.60. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers [London, United Kingdom]
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