By Mamie Dickens Georgina Hogarth; Charles Dickens; John Forster
London   Chapman & Hall
9" by 6" ix, [[4], 2-463; [3], 4-464, 32; 308, 32; xviii, 398, [2]; xx, 462, [2]; xv, 552pp
A smart set of the life and letters of Charles Dickens.
By Mamie Dickens Georgina Hogarth; Charles Dickens; John Forster

1874-1882 The Life of Charles Dickens with The Letters of Charles Dickens

London   Chapman & Hall
9" by 6" ix, [[4], 2-463; [3], 4-464, 32; 308, 32; xviii, 398, [2]; xx, 462, [2]; xv, 552pp
A smart set of the life and letters of Charles Dickens.
£395.00
: 7kgs / : 735L3

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Description

Volume I and II of 'The Letters' are a second edition, fifth thousand dated 1880. Volume III is a first edition. 

Errata slip to the start of volume III, as called for. 

Volume I of 'The Life of Charles Dickens' are first edition, fifteenth thousand. Volume II of 'The Life of Charles Dickens' are first edition, twelfth thousand'. Volume III of 'The Life' is twelfth  thousand. 

With a frontispiece, and seven in text illustrations to volume I of 'The Life', with a frontispiece and nine plates to volume II of 'The Life', volume III with a frontispiece and 

Prior owner's inscription to the front pastedown of volume III of 'The Life'. Prior owner's marginalia to the index of volume III of 'The Life'. 

Bookplate to the front pastedown of volumes I-III of 'The Letters' -  Dennis Fortescue. 


Condition

In full cloth bindings. Externally, very smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of spines. Spines are faded Front hinge to volume III of 'The Life', is strained but firm. Front hinge to volume I, II, of 'The Life' is strained but firm. Split to the cloth at the head of volume III of 'The Life'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Very Good

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