Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club 1838 Charles Dickens leather illustrated
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
By Charles Dickens
Illustrated with 54 Engravings by R. Seymor, Phiz and Crowquill
Issued New York, 1838 by James Turney.
Period black 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments, gilt spine lettering, marbled boards, engraved half title, several charming full-page engraved illustrations throughout.
In poor condition. Both boards detached, heavily scuffed, rubbed and edge-worn. Spine leather dried, chipping and cracked, spine ends chipped and frayed. Textblock lightly toned throughout with some gentle to light scattered spotting and foxing throughout -- hardly offensive.
Overall sound and despite any flaws, still a nice old book well worthy of ownership.
We've done our best to photograph the book so you can see the condition and we've tried to mention any flaws or issues.
Measures c. 6" W x 9 1/4" H.
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