1875 Rare Victorian Book - DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles Dickens Illustrated by Browne.
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Author: Charles Dickens. (Illustrator, Hablot Knight Browne).
Title: The Personal History of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens with illustrations by H. K. Browne.
Publisher: London, Champman and Hall Limited, W. R. Howell & Co., no date (circa 1875).
Language: Text in English.
Size : 9 " X 7 ".
Pages : xiv-624 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 39 full-page plates by Hablot Knight Browne.
The book: Very nice edition of David Copperfield. Published by Chapman and Hall limited with no date. Preface dated 1850 as shown. Later issue with, interestingly, the following first edition points: 1. Chapter 27 starts on page 282 rather than on p.283 as stated on the contents page. 2. Page 16 line 1 and p225 line 22 there is 'recal' for recall. 3. Page 387, 6 lines from the bottom, there is 'coroboration' . 4. Page 472, 13 lines from the bottom, there are no closing quotation marks. A very nice edition of Dicken's classic.
The author: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th-century critics and scholars had recognized him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity.
The illustrator: Hablot Knight Browne (10 July 1815 – 8 July 1882) was an English artist and illustrator. Well-known by his pen name, Phiz, he illustrated books by Charles Dickens, Charles Lever, and Harrison Ainsworth.
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