1865 Charles Dickens 1ed 1st printing Our Mutual Friend Last Novel Social Satire

DICKENS, Charles.

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“No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.”

― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

‘Our Mutual Friend’ was the last major work the Charles Dickens completed. It was originally issued in parts and was extremely popular to the public. This first edition in book form is two volumes finely bound as one with 40 illustrations by Marcus Stone and marbled end papers.

 

‘Our Mutual Friend’ was issued in monthly numbers from May 1864 to November 1865, the two volumes being published in book form, bound in cloth, in February and November 1865. The woodcut illustrations were the world of Marcus Stone, who made some of the illustrations for the ‘The Haunted Man.’” (Grolier). This one volume edition includes all issues of the original parts.

 

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1865 Charles Dickens 1ed 1st printing Our Mutual Friend Last Novel Social Satire

 

“No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.”

― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

‘Our Mutual Friend’ was the last major work the Charles Dickens completed. It was originally issued in parts and was extremely popular to the public. This first edition in book form is two volumes finely bound as one with 40 illustrations by Marcus Stone and marbled end papers.

 

‘Our Mutual Friend’ was issued in monthly numbers from May 1864 to November 1865, the two volumes being published in book form, bound in cloth, in February and November 1865. The woodcut illustrations were the world of Marcus Stone, who made some of the illustrations for the ‘The Haunted Man.’” (Grolier). This one volume edition includes all issues of the original parts.

 

Item number: #7129

Price: $750

 

DICKENS, Charles.

 

Our Mutual Friend.

 

London : Chapman and Hall, 1865. First edition, first printing.

 

Details:

  • Collation: complete with all pages: 2 volumes in 1
    • Vol 1 – [xi], [1], 320
    • Vol 2 – [vii], [1], 309, [1]
      • First issue point found in volume 2: p. 115, line 38 – ‘pricipal’
    • 40 plates by Marcus Stone
  • References: Sadleir 697; Smith I, 15; Wolff 1809; Grolier, Charles Dickens, 209; Eckel 94
  • Language: English
  • Binding: leather, tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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7129

Categories

Literature

Other

Authors

DICKENS, Charles.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete