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[Dickens, Charles] Boz
SKETCHES BY BOZ Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day Peop le
London Chapman and Hall , 1839. London Chapman and Hall . Fair. 1839. 1st edition. First edition in book form. 1st state. 8vo, three-quarter crushed black morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine with raised bands. viii, 526 pp. t.e.g. . e/frontispiece which is often missing. Other points: p.526 l.18 having the words 'reeledbefore' run together and all plates follo wing p.120 with publisher's imprint at bottom. Publisher’s addr ess reading '186, Strand'. A fresh, tight, textually clean copy. Cohn, 234; Eckel 15-22; Gimbel A7; Hatton & Cleaver, p.103; Jerro ld, p.364. . Block Good. Covers: worn but intact, with heavy rubbing to corn ers, edges, and spine. [see photos];. Front gutter partially crac ked but not separated. Text block is clean and tight overall but heavy toning and occasional light foxing to most of the plate mar gins and versos, not affecting the image or the facing text. Vint age bookplate on front pastedown as well as vintage description f rom a dealer catalog. Owners inked name, address and date [1857] on title page. .
Bookseller: Armadillo & Dicker Books & Ephemera [United States]
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