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Twelve volumes of first and early editions of the major works of Dickens, uniformly bound in scarlet morocco.
Comprises The Pickwick Papers. London: 1837. First edition, early issue, with the Buss plates; Nicholas Nickleby. London: 1839. First edition, with half-titles present; Sketches by Boz. London: 1839. "New Edition"; Martin Chuzzlewit. London:1844. First edition; Oliver Twist. London: 1846. First single-volume edition; Dombey and Son. London: 1848. First edition; The Personal History of David Copperfield. London: 1850. First edition; Bleak House. London, 1853. First edition; Little Dorrit. London: 1857. First edition; A Tale of Two Cities. London: 1859. First edition; Our Mutual Friend. London: 1865. First edition; and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: 1870. First edition. 12 volumes, uniformly bound in scarlet morocco by Bayntun-Rivière, oval medallion of Dickens on the front covers, facsimile of Dickens' signature on the rear, spines gilt, Cockerell endpapers, all edges gilt. Generally fine condition; a highly attractive set, the binder's stamp overlaid by a rule on one volume, some spine treatments subtly differing.

Sold for $10,710
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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