The Life of Charles Dickens: Forster, John

The Life of Charles Dickens

Forster, John

Published by J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1873
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Original terra cotta cloth. Complete set. Early printing of the First American edition with gilt portrait of Dickens on front covers. Three volumes Vol. I 1812-1842, 1872; Vol. II 1842-1852, 1873; Vol. III 1852-1870, Gilt spine lettering slightly dulled and spines faded to light brown as per usual with this edition. Illustrated with steel engraved plates. A very nice set of this classic Dickens nineteenth century biography, as much a memoir of John Forster, as some critics argue, as it is an exposition of the life of "the inimitable Boz". Volume II contains publisher's ads appended at rear. No name, no book-plate, no writing or marking, etc. Incidental shelfwear to some boards. A truly well preserved set. Scarce. Very good+. Podechi H-188. Bookseller Inventory # 004833

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Title: The Life of Charles Dickens

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Early Printing

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