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Item Details

Collector's Auction

September 24, 2009 – September 25, 2009

Lot #782
Temp #23
DepartmentBooks
Sold For $700.00   (hammer price)
 $805.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated September 26, 2009

Description

(LITERATURE) Dickens, Charles, Dombey and Sons. London, 1848. Two vols. O. Assembled from the original parts. Full red morocco. Five spine bands. Gilt lines on covers. t.e.g. Gilt lines and titles on spines. Bound by Bayntun Riviere of Bath, England. In the rear are bound the blue covers from the November issue No. II, December No. III, March No. VI, June IX, and July X. The page count ends at 320 and is followed by numerous advertisements. Vol. II consists of pages 321-624. Bound in title pages for August XI, September XII, October XIII, November XIV, December XV, January XVI, February XVII, and March XVIII, as well as numerous pages of advertising. Both volumes illustrated by Brown. Some toning to plates and minor toning to text. Bindings in very good condition.
Ex Collection: George I. Purvis.

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