London, South Kensington
13 November 2008
DICKENS, Charles (1812-70). The Personal History of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. 8°. Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece, title vignette and plates by H. K. Browne. VERY FINELY-BOUND IN MODERN "COSWAY"-STYLE RED MOROCCO GILT BY BAYNTUN RIVIERE, with an oval portrait of Charles Dickens on "ivorene" inset into the upper cover, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, pink watered silk liners. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Eckel p.77; Sadleir 686; Smith 1:9; Wolff 1797.
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