DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. Works. New York and London: The Chaucer Company, [1910].

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DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.
Works. New York and London: The Chaucer Company, [1910].

Sold for US$ 4,450 inc. premium
DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.
Works. New York and London: The Chaucer Company, [1910].
60 volumes. 4to. Extra-illustrated with numerous engravings after Cruikshank, Browne, Maclise, Tenniel, and others, some on Chine colle printed from the original blocks, and with ink drawings and watercolors of Dickensian characters by "Kyd" (Joseph Clayton Clarke) and H.C. Green. Red morocco gilt, morocco floral inlay in green and gilt on upper cover, spine gilt in 6 compartments, green morocco doublures with purple morocco inlay, green watered silk endleaves, gilt edges. Slightly rubbed, some joints tender, a few upper covers detached.

A fine complete set of this rare LIMITED, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED EDITION of Dickens's Works, this number 1 of 15 copies. These 15 sets were compiled by the Chaucer Company for the high-end market, taking the 30 volume Chapman and Hall deluxe edition of 1881-1882, and "Grangerizing" the set to 60 volumes, with the addition of a proliferation of fine Dickensian prints, engravings and original watercolors, including the classic watercolor sketches of Dickensian characters by Kyd.
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DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. Works. New York and London: The Chaucer Company, [1910].
DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. Works. New York and London: The Chaucer Company, [1910].
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