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London: (Bradbury and Evans), 1850-1859. Complete in 19 volumes, uniformly bound in half-leather, spine in six compartments, two with red leather labels, gilt lettered, the others gilt decorated, a leafy design and a pineapple in the center of each, marbled paper boards, all edges and endpapers marbled, a general title page and index in each volume. "Conducted by Charles Dickens", and much of it written by him, with help from staff members such as Wilkie Collins and Richard Henry Horne, and contributions from people like Coventy Patmore, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Harriet Martineau, and Edwin Arnold. The shorter contributions were anonymous, but the longer serializations were attributed. Here for the first time are "Hard Times" and "A Child's History of England", (Dickens); "A Rogue’s Life" and "The Dead Secret" (Collins); "A Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices" (Dickens and Collins); "Cranford" (Elizabeth Gaskell). General rubbing to leather and paper boards; one label of 38 lacking, one loose, two half gone with loss of four letters; V.iii with 2 square inches of marbled paper lacking, revealing printed binder's waste beneath. All volumes sound, a Good copy, attractive shelf presence.
Title: Household Words. A Weekly Journal.
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Seller ID: dickens,charles.900london:(bradburyandevans),185