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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
London: Chapman and Hall,, 1837. With forty-three illustrations, by R. Seymour and Phiz. Octavo (209 x 128 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Charles J. Sawyer in full olive crushed morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt; slightly bevelled boards with gilt paneling, front board with medallion inlay of red morocco with gilt monogram "C. D." under a lion couchant; red morocco doublures, front doublure with an oval hand-coloured miniature portrait of Charles Dickens mounted behind glass and surrounded with gilt decoration, moiré silk endpapers, front endpaper with gilt stamped facsimile signature, turn-ins richly gilt, all edges gilt. Half title, engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, and 41 engraved plates by Buss, R. Seymour and Phiz. Spine sunned, minor wear to endpapers. Otherwise a fine copy. First edition in book form, attractively bound.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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