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Works of Charles Dickens. Connoisseur Edition. Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

Published by Philadelphia. University Library Association. N.D. [ca. ], 1910
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846 pp. 8vo. A single volume from what was likely a 30 volume set of Dickens' Works, published in Philadelphia ca. 1910, known variously as "The Connoisseur's Edition" or the Bibliophile Edition. A poor copy of "Nicholas Nickleby" from this early 20th century edition of Dickens's Works, The best part is the set of Barnard's illustrations. Also, tucked in are: (1) a card printed with "Our Class Temperance Pledge" published by the Connecticut Temperance Union and (2) an album sheet with floral watercolor and a calligraphic autograph of N. A. Ray of Meriden, Conn. Ex Libris, with library stamps, discard marks, etc. Hinges cracked, pieces of spine gone, edges worn, text edges soiled. Old taping of pp. 125/6. Overall Poor. Illustrations, mostly by Barnard, are Good +. Podeschi D168 (Bibliophile Edition) appears identical. Half leather elaborately gilt decorations and titling on spine. Red cloth covered boards. Floral end papers with numerous cartouches, some labeled Chivers Patent Binding and others with dates ca. 1907. Bookseller Inventory # 10941

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Title: Works of Charles Dickens. Connoisseur ...

Publisher: Philadelphia. University Library Association. N.D. [ca. ]

Publication Date: 1910

Illustrator: Illustrated by Frederick Barnard and Hablot K. Browne.

Edition: First Edition of this set.

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