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Lot 251
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Dickens, Charles

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2,000 - 4,000 GBP
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • A collection of 36 volumes, mostly first editions, some duplicates, including:
  • paper
Sketches by Boz. 1836, 2 volumes in one, 16 etched plates by George Cruikshank, light discoloration to plates; Sketches by Boz… second series. 1837 [1836], half-title, additional etched pictorial title and 9 plates by George Cruikshank, slight discoloration to plates; Oliver Twist. 1838, 3 volumes, later issue with the title-pages as cancels (without wording “Boz”) and with the “Church” plate at end of volume 3, half-titles in volumes 1 and 2 (not called for in vol.3), 24 etched plates by George Cruikshank, bookplate Rt. Hon. Lord Monson, Burton Library, most plates lacking publisher’s imprint (as usual), lacking A1 vol.3 (advertisements), short tear in plate at p.104 vol.3, some slight discoloration to plates; Dombey and Son. 1848, half-title, etched additional pictorial title and 39 plates by H.K. Browne, 4 additional plates by Browne (see Eckel p.76), original part wrapper on lower paste-down endleaf, bookplate Rt. Hon. Lord Monson, Burton Library, lacks 8-line errata leaf (but with 2-line errata pasted on verso of p.xvi), Dombey family plate misbound at p.269, plates spotted; The Personal History of David Copperfield. 1850, half-title, etched additional pictorial title and 39 plates by H.K. Browne, original part wrapper on each paste-down endleaf, bookplate Rt. Hon. Lord Monson, Burton Library, plates somewhat spotted and browned; first editions, 8 volumes in 7, 8vo, uniform nineteenth-century green half calf (the first three larger than text-block, to match), spines gilt, [Eckel p.11, p.59, p.74, p.77; Smith 1, 2, 4, 8, 9]; The Chimes... sixth edition, 1845; The Cricket on the Hearth, 1846, first state of adverts at end; The Haunted Man, 1848, 3 volumes, second 2 works first editions, frontispieces and additional titles, illustrations, original red cloth gilt, gilt edges, Burton Hall Library bookplates, [Smith 5, 6, 9]; and 26 others
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