DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870.

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DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870.

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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 Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870.
8vo (225 x 142 mm). Additional engraved title and portrait, and 12 wood engraved plates after Luke Fildes. Publisher's blue-green pictorial wrappers. Brown cloth chemise and morocco slipcase. Some soiling and curling of edges to wrappers, light foxing throughout, especially to page edges and inserted plates.

FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL MONTHLY PARTS. Advertisements conforming to Hatton and Cleaver with the following exceptions: No 1 back advertisements, Cassell Publications leaves are reversed in sequence; No III back advertisement for Cassell Publications only a 2 pp slip with Don Quixote. No VI first advertisement at rear is Hatton and Cleaver type 1. Ad on cork present at back of part 2. First issue of part six, with "Eighteenpence" slip pasted over printed price. Dickens died having completed only the first six parts of the novel, leaving its mystery unsolved. Eckel pp 99-101; Hatton & Cleaver p 373; Sadleir 694.
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