Lot 51 of 455:
Charles Dickens David Copperfield 1st Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$510
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Place:
London
Publisher:
Bradbury & Evans
Date:
1850
Description:

xiv, [2], 624 pp. Illustrated with 40 plates designed and etched on steel by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz), including frontispiece and added title. (8vo) 20.7x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼"), later red straight grain half-morocco and marbled boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. First Edition in book form.

With the added engraved title dated 1850, called by some a first issue point. Smith Vol. I, 9. Half-title page present.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A bit of rubbing to spine ends, edges and corners, some scratching to boards; binding exposed at front hinge, a few dampstains to frontispiece and engraved title page, dampstaining to a few plates, light ripple to leaves, toning to plates; very good overall.
 
Item number:
301742
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