Our Mutual Friend. Charles Dickens.

Our Mutual Friend

London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. Marcus Stone. First edition. leather_bound. 320 & 309 PAGES. 22.5 X 15 CM. 40 engraved plates, illustrated by Marcus Stone. The title to the book was selected four years before the issue, but Dickens' effort to keep "All The Year Round" afloat, and his illnesses compelled him to write at a diminished speed. It became clear that Dickens was moving gradually downward. The astonishing fact remained that he did so well with some of the characterizations." [see: ECKEL p.94]. HATTON & CLEAVER pp. 345-370. Bound by Baynton, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in floral motifs, triple gilt cover fillets, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, front cover rehinged. Full brown morocco, three dark brown gilt lettered spine labels. Near fine in near fine custom beige cloth slipcase. 2 Vols. in one. Item #21321

Price: $850.00

See all items in Literature, Victorian
See all items by