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The Personal History of David Copperfield [Deluxe copy in full vellum]
Hodder and Stoughton N.D., London - Number 262 of 350, quarto size, 579 pp., signed by artist. David Copperfield is likely one of the best-known of Charles Dickens immense and influential body of work; the image of the poor waif is in all of our hearts. Including many autobiographical details from Dickens' own life, it was one of his personal favourites. This edition is bound in beautiful cream vellum with vivid gilt lettering and attractive full-colour illustrations by Frank Reyolds (1876-1953), known for his illustrations in other works by Charles Dickens.___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full vellum with gilt lettering on the front and spine, gilt and black ink decorative portrait on the front cover, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges uncut, full-colour tipped-in illustration of Mr. Micawber as frontispiece with lettered tissue guard, illustrated title page, twenty-one tipped-in full-colour illustrations with lettered tissue guards throughout; quarto size (11.75" by 9"), pagination: tipped-in limitation page with author's signature, [i-vi], [1]-572, limited edition, this number 262 of 350 deluxe copies, signed by artist Frank Reynolds.___CONDITION: Near fine overall, with clean vellum binding, gilt lettering and the gilt on the top edge are vivid, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, all pages are clean and bright, the illustrations are richly coloured, and the volume is free of prior owner markings; note that the ribbon ties are replacements by a prior owner, some of the usual bowing to the vellum front board, light dustiness to the front free endpaper and text block edges, else fine.___POSTAGE: Due to size and weight additional postage may apply; we are happy to ship at cost for both domestic and international customers, please inquire for more details.___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
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