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Details about  CHARLES DICKENS - DOMBEY AND SON - FIRST EDITION - 1848 - FINE BINDING - RARE

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CHARLES DICKENS - DOMBEY AND SON - FIRST EDITION - 1848 - FINE BINDING - RARE
CHARLES-DICKENS-DOMBEY-AND-SON-FIRST-EDITION-1848-FINE-BINDING-RARE
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Item location:
Fritwell, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Item specifics

Format:

Contemporary FINE binding

Author:

Charles Dickens

Language:

English

Date of Publication:

1800-1849

Subject:

Fiction

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Printing Year:

1848

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For sale is a rare early issue of the first edition of the original parts of Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens. Published by Bradbury and Evans, London, 1848.  624p.p. Adorned with a full suite of 40 plates by Phiz. Errata present. Two volumes as one.
 
Bound in fine contemporary brown calf over marbled boards. The spine, beautifully tooled in gilt, showing raised bands, and panels with richly tooled floral motifs, and with a black calf and gilt title label. Original endpapers.
 
Externally it remains in very good order; the gilt crisp and bright and the calf very well preserved. A jot of light extraneous rubbing, but the hinges and spine remain very firm and unrolled. Internally it is complete and the textblock largely very bright. The plates are browned in places.

Overall, a very scarce opportunity to own this popular Dickens title in the first edition. Bound in a particularly pleasing period binding, it would grace any library.

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