The Works of Charles Dickens

DICKENS, Charles

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Date Published: 1881

Description: 120 volumes. Tall slim 8vos, 3/4 green morocco over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spines with raised bands; marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. London: Chapman and Hall, 1881-82. "Edition de Luxe."

Comments: Profusely illustrated with over 700 mounted plates on India paper, and facsimiles of original printed wrappers. The 2 volumes which contain "A Christmas Carol" have four hand-colored plates. Number 537 of 1000 copies printed. Some were bound in either 30 or 60 volumes. This set has a title page in each volume stating that it consists of 120 volumes, (a more manageable size for reading). The set is is fine condition except for serious insect damage on 3 leaves in volume 77 and a small hole on one leaf in volume 8.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 170348


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