[Dickens], The Library of Fiction, Volume I, 1836, first edition in book form
[Dickens], The Library of Fiction, Volume I, 1836, first edition in book form
[Dickens], The Library of Fiction, Volume I, 1836, first edition in book form
[Dickens], The Library of Fiction, Volume I, 1836, first edition in book form
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[Dickens], The Library of Fiction, Volume I, 1836, first edition in book form

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

[Dickens], The Library of Fiction, Volume I, 1836, first edition in book form

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

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[DICKENS, CHARLES]

The Library Of Fiction, or Family Story-Teller; consisting of Original Tales, Essays, and Sketches of Character... Vol. I. London: Chapman And Hall, 1836


8vo (205 x 125mm.), FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, half-title, 14 plates by Hablot K. Browne (“Phiz”), R. Seymour, R.W. Buss and others, original publisher’s black diced cloth, covers with swirling device at centre all in blind, spine lettered in gilt, some spotting and browning, binding worn, hinges split


Although the first volume of The Library of Fiction (published in 1836) was followed by a second volume (published in 1837), all of Dickens’s contributions were present in the first volume.


REFERENCE:

Eckel, pp. 137-39; Gimbel E122


PROVENANCE:

Anne Renier and F.G. Renier, bookplate

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