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Md) Dickens, Charles; Hablot Knight Browne (Illustrator)

Published by London; Bradbury And Evans, 1853
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(FT) Half morocco and marbled boards. 8vo. XVI, 624 [38] pages. 23 cm. Illustrated with thirty eight leaves of plates. First edition. Gilt lettering and decorative designs on spine, marbled outer edges, engraved title page, each chapter contains two plates except no. 9 and 10, which contain one and three respectively. "[I]n Bleak House for the first time [society] is seen as an absurdity, an irrelevance, almost a madness. A dark force from which the real people must escape in order to create another society of their own. [Dickens] had been preparing for this novel all his life and, despite the calamities. Which had helped to provoke it in the first place, . Was even happy while he was writing it. It might even be said that Bleak House cured the very malaise which was responsible for its composition" (Ackroyd, Dickens, pages 649-560) . Subjects: Young women -- Fiction. Guardian and ward -- Fiction. Illegitimate children -- Fiction. Inheritance and succession -- Fiction. Domestic fiction. Bildungsromans. Legal stories. London (England) -- Fiction. Top backstrip torn at edges but intact. Signatures and binding in excellent condition. Slight foxing, especially around plates, throughout, and light soiling throughout. Very good + condition. (DREYFUS-5-12) DREYFUS1, nj1 (JA). Bookseller Inventory # 28598

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Publisher: London; Bradbury And Evans

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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