• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 204

    DICKENS, Charles. Great Expectations. London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. 3 vols, 8° (187 x 115mm). 32pp. publisher's advertisements at end of vol. III, dated May 1861. (Occasional light spotting and soiling.) Full red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath with their stamp, edges gilt.

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    DICKENS, Charles. Great Expectations. London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. 3 vols, 8° (187 x 115mm). 32pp. publisher's advertisements at end of vol. III, dated May 1861. (Occasional light spotting and soiling.) Full red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath with their stamp, edges gilt.

    FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM with the adverts correctly dated May 1861. The fine morocco binding by Bayntun-Riviere is shown on the catalogue cover. Eckel pp. 91-93; Gimbel A146; Sadleir 688; Smith II, 14. (3)


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