Very Good in boards. Staining. Light soiling. Creasing to a few pages. No date. Scarce edition! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: DOMBEY AND SON
Publisher: International Book Company N.D.
Edition: Puck Edition.
Book Description Exchange Printing Company Press, New York, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Illustrations By F. Barnard (illustrator). Puck Edition. This book is in very good+ condition and appears unread. The first page has a little tear at the top near the spine. It appears to be newspaper columns reprinted in book form from the early 1900s. The boards are black with the lettering in gold on the spine. Part of a series of similar bindings of Dickens' works. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fiction, Classics. Seller Inventory # 021682
Book Description New York, John B. Alden, 1883, 1883. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Caxton Edition ; vi, 7-837 p. front., plates. ; OCLC: 16937214 ; Dewey: 820.8 ; decorated, stamped embossed brown and black cloth ; very foxed ; endpaper chipped ; Paul Dombey is a heartless London merchant who runs his domestic affairs as he runs his business. In the tight orbit of his daily life there is no room for dealing with emotions because emotion has no market value. In his son he sees the future of his firm and the continuation of his name, while he neglects his affectionate daughter, until he decides to get rid of her beloved, a lowly clerk. ; Contents : Dombey and Son -- In which Timely Provision is made for an Emergency that will sometimes arise in the best-regulated Families -- In which Mr Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the Head of the Home-Department -- In which some more First Appearances are made on the Stage of these Adventures -- Paul's Progress and Christening -- Paul's Second Deprivation -- A Bird's-eye Glimpse of Miss Tox's Dwelling-place: also of the State of Miss Tox's Affections . Paul's Further Progress, Growth and Character In which the Wooden Midshipman gets into Trouble -- Containing the Sequel of the Midshipman's Disaster -- Paul's Introduction to a New Scene -- Paul's Education -- Shipping Intelligence and Office Business -- Paul grows more and more Old-fashioned, and goes Home for the Holidays -- Amazing Artfulness of Captain Cuttle, and a new Pursuit for Walter Gay -- What the Waves were always saying -- Captain Cuttle does a little Business for the Young People. Father and Daughter -- Walter goes away -- Mr Dombey goes upon a Journey -- New Faces -- A Trifle of Management by Mr Carker the Manager -- Florence solitary, and the Midshipman mysterious -- The Study of a Loving Heart -- Strange News of Uncle Sol -- Shadows of the Past and Future -- Deeper Shadows -- Alterations -- The Opening of the Eyes of Mrs Chick -- The interval before the Marriage -- The Wedding -- The Wooden Midshipman goes to Pieces. Contrasts -- Another Mother and Daughter -- The Happy Pair -- Housewarming -- More Warnings than One -- Miss Tox improves an Old Acquaintance -- Further Adventures of Captain Edward Cuttle, Mariner -- Domestic Relations -- New Voices in the Waves -- Confidential and Accidental -- The Watches of the Night -- A Separation -- The Trusty Agent -- Recognizant and Reflective -- The Thunderbolt -- The Flight of Florence . The Midshipman makes a Discovery Mr Toots's Complaint -- Mr Dombey and the World -- Secret Intelligence -- More Intelligence -- The Fugitives -- Rob the Grinder loses his Place -- Several People delighted, and the Game Chicken disgusted -- Another Wedding -- After a Lapse -- Retribution -- Chiefly Matrimonial -- Relenting -- Final ; repairs to hinges ; VG. Book. Seller Inventory # 006759