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Dickens, Charles
Master Humphrey's Clock (In 88 Weekly Parts), Comprising "The Old Curiosity Shop" and "Barnaby Rudge."
Chapman & Hall, London (1840-41, i. e. 4 Apr. 1840 - 2 Nov. 1841). Quarto. First issue, large octavo in sixes; the 88 weekly parts; [i-viii],[1]2-306; [i-v]vi, [1]2-306; [i-v]vi, [1]2-426. Original printed wrappers by Cattermole, 2 frontispieces, 130 woodcuts and 25 initials by Browne; 1 frontispiece and 38 woodcuts by Cattermole; 1 woodcut each by S. Williams and Maclise. A very handsome set, now scarce on the market. All wrappers are correct; a very good set, internally clean and bright; Light soiling to front wrap of part 1 and the rear wrap of part 88. Housed in a handsome quarter leather slipcase, with chemise. Overall, an outstanding set, in collectible condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Sun City West, AZ, U.S.A.]
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