Elder Books & Collectables
Elder Books & Collectables is located in Ross on Wye, UK
1853 1st Edition, 1st Issue Bleak House by Charles Dickens
REF: ES1541 / LA350316
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Published by Bradbury & Evans, London 1853. First edition, first impression. Illustrated by h. k. browne. Hardback bound in a 19th century half leather binding, marbled boards, double frontis plates, numerous full page illustrations, the correct first impression bound from the parts with with three issue points of elgble for eligable on page 19-line 6, chair for hair on page 209-line 23 & counsinship instead of cousinship on page 275-line 22, no advert pages to rear. Book measures approx 9 x 6 inches with 16 + 624 pages. A collectable dickens first edition & bound in an early leather binding.
Elder Books & Collectables has clarified that the 1853 1st Edition, 1st Issue Bleak House by Charles Dickens (LA350316) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1853
SOME RUBBING & SCUFFS TO LEATHER & BOARDS WITH A LARGE SPLIT TO LEATHER ON BOTTOM HALF OF REAR OUTER HINGE [ BOARD IS FIRMLY ATTACHED, SEE IMAGE] SPINE SLIGHTLY FADED, CORNERS BUMPED, THE USUAL FOXING OR OFFSETTING MOSTLY TO PLATES WITH THE A HEAVIER MARK TO MARGINS OF APPROX 7 PAGES TO REAR, VERY OCCASIONAL MARGINAL CREASE TO PAGES. OVERALL A VERY GOOD COPY
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This 1853 1st Edition, 1st Issue Bleak House by Charles Dickens is located in Ross on Wye, UK