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Little Dorrit
London: Bradbury and Evans 1857 - Bradbury and Evans, 1857. 38 plates by Hablot K. Browne [Phiz], complete with all advertisements as called for by Hatton and Cleaver, a modicum of foxing to the plates and in the margins of the text, original printed wrappers. An exceptionally good copy. 8” and 625pp. Errata listed after list of plates on xvi. All but one of the Smith first issue points present for the first issue. Namely: •              (ix), Chap XII – p97 - title not hyphenated in text •              xi, Chap VIII – p385 - “It Never Does” not in quotes in text •              xii, Chap. XXIII – “Mrs Flintwinch” here, but “Mistress Affery” in text; also comma after “promise” here but not in text •              (xiii), entry 19 – caption on illustration has dash after “Pensioner” •              35, 5 lines up – some words “struggledtoexpress” are closely spaced •              50, 13 lines up – spacing is be off in “po litical” •              (97) – no headline or page number •              114, line 7 – single quote followed by period (full stop) instead of 2 quotes or double quotes before “Mr” •              197, 14 lines up – capital “W” in “When” •              200, 6 lines up – no end quotes for those preceding “very” •              216, line 26 – initial quotes outside parenthesis •              232, line 1 – line ends with single not double quotes •              265, line 18 – “fidgetty” •              317, line 27 – for “William” read “Frederick” (Dickens errata) •              342, line 30 – “chimnies” •              360, line 6 – “diceing” •              371 – signature 2B2 is printed B2 (corrected in later copies) •              377, 7 lines up – quotes missing before “Because” •              456, 7 lines up “a” missing after “into” •              470, 8 lines up – single end quote rather than double •              467 – 474 – for 'Rigaud' read  'Blandois'. (Dicken’s Errata) •              NO errata slip inserted p481. •              Three line errata footnote of plate list. Not present: •              xii, Chap. XXI – title not hyphenated in text   Size: 8vo.     Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – gilt titles and red label. Joints – very good condition. Corners – good condition. Boards – very good condition. Page edges – good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition. Front paste down – good condition. Front free end paper – good condition. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – many of the plates foxed, first few quite badly. Binding – good condition. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1857 Binding: Hardback   [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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