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The Personal History of David Copperfield.

With Illustrations by H.K. Browne.

Stock Code 109962

London, Bradbury & Evans, 1850

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First edition in book form in variant binding.

Dickens would write in his preface to the 1869 edition of David Copperfield, that: 'Of all my books, I like this the best. It will be easily believed that I am a fond parent to every child of my fancy, and that no one can ever love that family as dearly as I love them. But, like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield'.

First edition in book form; 8vo; 40 illustrations by Hablot K. Browne ('Phiz'), including frontispiece and vignette title page (earlier state with date), without publisher's ads at end, foxing and browning primarily to plates (as usual); original olive-green cloth, elaborately bordered in blind (not noted in Smith), gilt lettering to spine, yellow coated endpapers, superficial restoration to spine, spine sunned, extremities slightly rubbed with some fraying; housed in custom quarter green morocco blue and green cloth box.

Smith I, 9; Sadleir 686.
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The Personal History of David Copperfield.

DICKENS, Charles.

Stock code: 109962

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