DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849-50.

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DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.
The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849-50.

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13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.
The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849-50.
20 parts in 19. 8vo (222 x 143 mm). With engraved frontispiece, vignette title, and 38 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"). Publisher's blue-green pictorial wrappers. Custom quarter-morocco and marbled paper slipcase, blue cloth chemise. Wrappers expertly respined, repaired tears to some wrappers, soiling and spotting.

FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL MONTHLY PARTS. Advertisements conforming to Hatton & Cleaver, except No VI has Waterlow & Sons advertisement in 8 pp bound in front before the usual front advertisements; No VIII rear wrapper has "The Whale in the Thames" on the inside, as per No VII; No X front advertisements lacking pp 3-10; No XVIII lacks Waterlow & Sons advertisement at rear; No XIX & XX has mis-matched rear wrapper with "Opinions of the Press" Moses & Sons advertisement on inside. Eckel pp 75-77; Hatton & Cleaver pp 253-272.
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