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DICKENS, Charles. Works.

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Complete in the original Edwardian Bookcase.

DICKENS, Charles. Works. London: The Waverley Book Company Limited, [c.1910].

8vo., 15 vols; original red cloth elaborately embossed in blind to covers and spine; backstrips lettered and decorated in gilt; with frontis and numerous black and white full-page plates to each text; all housed in the original custom-made Edwardian Oak bookcase (34.5"x 12" x 6" approx.); some general offsetting to endpapers and light rubbing to boards, particularly head and foot of spines; aside from overall shelfwear (marginal pushing, dustiness); a near-fine set in the original piece of furniture for which it was designed.
"This is an exact Facsimile in every detail of Text and Illustration, excepting on the title pages, of the last Edition of His Works published under the eye of Charles Dickens, and described by Him as 'The Best Edition of my Books.' The original series comprised 30 Volumes but by printing 2 volumes as 1 the Complete Edition is here contained within 15 Volumes. The Style of Binding being also copied from the Original."
The volumes comprise:
Nicholas Nickelby
Christmas Stories and Edwin Drood
The Old Curiosity Shop
A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations
Martin Chuzzlewit Volumes
Sketches by Boz and Oliver Twist
Barnaby Rudge and Hard Times
Our Mutual Friend
Christmas Books
Uncommercial Traveller
Bleak House
Dombey and Son
Pickwick Papers
David Copperfield
and
Little Dorrit.
Some of the volumes also include additional reprinted pieces.
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