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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 680

The Works of Charles Dickens, 49 Volumes

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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New York and London: The Chaucer Company, 1910, 49 volumes (of 60), number 3 of 1500 copies, containing numerous engravings after Cruikshank, Browne, Maclise, Tenniel, and others, with ink drawings and watercolors of Dickensian characters by "Kyd" (Joseph Clayton Clarke) and H.C. Green, many with tissue guards, bound in full red leather, covers with blindstamped and gilt floral decoration and borders, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, inner boards with red, green, and black leather, gilt ruling, and floral decoration, green moire endpapers, five raised bands, aeg

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


light wear to extremities, some scuffs, scratches, and minor losses to leather, bumped corners, some chipping and small tears to spine ends, a few volumes with minor cracks to hinges; vol. 40 back board detached but present

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