Lot 57 of 302:
Master Humphrey's Clock 1st ed in book form  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Master Humphrey's Clock

Author:
Dickens, Charles

Place:
London

Publisher:
Chapman and Hall

Date:
1840-41

Description:

3 volumes bound in 1. Three frontispieces and numerous woodcut illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne and decorated initials in the text. (Large 8vo), bound in quarter red morocco and marbled boards, gilt lettered spine with gilt decorated compartments, marbled endpapers and edges. First Edition in book form, preceded by the serial issue and the parts issue.

Master Humphrey's Clock had the unusual distinction of appearing in three formats: 88 weekly serial parts, 20 monthly parts and in book form, three volumes in cloth. Gimbel A51; NCBEL III, 794


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing and some soiling to boards; hinges cracked; very good.


 
Item number:
303073a
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