Lot 86 of 428:
Charles Dickens Great Expectations Peterson 1861  

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Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Great Expectations

Author:
Dickens, Charles

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
T.B. Peterson & Brothers

Date:
[1861]

Description:

(15)-523 pp. 34 illustrations by John McLenan. (12mo) 18.5x12.5 cm (7¼x5") original blindstamped black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Early American Edition, Illustrated Duodecimo issue.

One of several Peterson editions issued in 1861, including the first American edition. Smith, page 377. With the bookplate and signature of Sam[uel] C. Colt, possibly Samuel Caldwell Colt, the illegitimate son of Colt Arms founder Samuel Colt.


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Condition:
Joints and edges worn, spine ends chipped; light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
284126
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