Lot 115 of 429:
The Nonesuch Dickens with copper printing plate by Phiz  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Nonesuch Dickens
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Place:
Bloomsbury
Publisher:
The Nonesuch Press
Date:
1937-1938
Description:

25 volumes, including Nonesuch Dickensiana and an original engraved copperplatefor an illustration by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz").The volumes are illustrated after the original engravings by Phiz (Hablot K. Browne) & others. (Large 8vo), original variously colored buckram, leather spine labels, top edges gilt. One of 877 copies, designed by Francis Meynell, printed at R. & R. Clark.

One of the most noteworthy of all collected editions of the Works of Charles Dickens, handsomely printed, and with the superbly reproduced original illustrations. The original copper printing plate after Phiz is "The Dissolution of a Partnership" from Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. A print pulled from the plate, as well as a letter of authenticity signed by an officer at Chapman & Hall, Ltd., are also included.

Comprises:
 
Letters, 3 volumes
Collected Papers, 2 volumes
Barnaby Rudge
Bleak House
Christmas Books
David Copperfield
Dombey and Son
Edwin Drood & Christmas Stories
Great Expectations - Hart Times
Little Dorrit
Martin Chuzzlewit
Nicholas Nickleby
Old Curiosity Shop
Oliver Twist
Our Mutual Friend
Pickwick Papers
Reprinted Papers
Sketches by Boz
A Tale of Two Cities
American Notes etc.
Nonesuch Dickensiana
The original printing plate
 
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Condition:
Rubbing and fading to spines, about half with significant staining and wear; good to very good condition overall.
 
Item number:
305454
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