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Lot 249
  • 249

Collins, Wilkie

Estimate
2,000 - 2,500 GBP
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5,000 GBP
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Description

  • Collins, Wilkie
  • After Dark. Smith, Elder and Co., 1856
  • Paper
8vo (199 x 116), 2 volumes, first edition, 16-page publisher's catalogue dated February 1856 at end of vol.1, Westley's binder's ticket at end of vol.1, publisher's blind-stamped dark green wavy-grain cloth, slightly soiled and spotted in places, paper labels on upper covers and at foot of spines, spines slightly faded and bumped at head and foot

Provenance

Lord Monson, paper label on upper cover

Literature

Sadleir 587; Parrish pp.26-28; Wolff 1343

Catalogue Note

First edition of Wilkie Collins' first collection of short stories.
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