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Dickens, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1870  

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Dickens, Charles


Chapman & Hall



viii, 190 pp. With steel-engraved portrait frontispiece and additional engraved title page, plus 12 wood-engraved plates of illustrations by S. L. Fildes. (8vo) later brown full morocco with floral cornerpieces stamped in gilt, tooled and lettered in gilt on spine, raised bands, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. First Edition, bound from original parts with original wrappers bound in, covers at front, rear covers and ads at rear.

 “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It was unfinished at the time of Dickens's death (9 June 1870) and his ending for it is unknown. Consequently, the identity of the murderer remains subject to debate. Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 371-384.

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Leather cracking along front joint, a few scuffs and some light rubbing; leaves mildly toned; very good or better.

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