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Hardback, 8vo. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound in brown calf leather and marbled paper boards. Raised banding and extensive gilt decoration with lettering to spine. Blind embossed decorative edging to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Edges and corners bumped and rubbed. Some fading and rubbing to spine. Bookplate and bookseller labels to front endpaper “Evan Lewis,” and “H.W. White, Merthyr Tydfil.” Endpapers cracked at front hinge with old paper repair. Mild darkening and foxing to edges of plates. Some foxing spots to pages (mostly by plates) else pages generally very clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. c107f 624pp. Illustrated with 40 engraved plates including decorative title page. This copy has all 40 plates and all three typographical errors associated with the first edition, first issue: P.19, line 6: "elgble"; P.209, line 23: "chair" instead of "hair"; and P.275, line 22: "counsinship" instead of "cousinship." c107f
Title: Bleak House With Illustrations by H. K. Browne.
Categories: ENGLISH LITERATURE,
Publisher: London Bradbury & Evans 1853 1st edition:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 79536
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