The Personal History of David Copperfield – Dickens, Charles


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Recently bound in half calf over marbled boards and housed in a linen covered solander box. With the following first edition points: chapter XXVII on pg. 282 instead of pg. 283 as listed in the contents; pg. 16, line 1 & pg. 225, line 22 with ‘recal’ instead of ‘recall’; pg.19, 12 lines from the bottom ‘chapter ;ut’; pg. 387, 6 lines from the bottom ‘coroboration’ instead of ‘corroboration’; pg. 472, 13 lines from the bottom, there is no closing of the quotation marks. Last i in page viii not aligned. Contains the second of Phiz’s so-called ‘dark plates’ on pg. 482. Date on engraved frontis, half title and six line errata on pg. XV. Plate ‘Somebody turns up’ at pg. 192 and not 182 as called for; ‘screwed instead of ‘screamed’ on line 20 of pg. 132. (only noted in some very early copies) A usual amount of foxing to the plates, particularly the page edges. Foxing and tide marks to the frontis and engraved title page with one small repair

Publisher: Bradbury & Evans
Date Published: 1850
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good
Binding: Hardcover

Dimensions: 15 x 22cm

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Weight 1600 g