A Tale of Two Cities. Charles Dickens.
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

London: Chapman and Hall, 1859. H.K. Browne. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. First Issue. 5.5" x 8.5" [i-ii] front free endpapers, [iii] verso frontispiece, [iv]engraved title page, [v]title page, [vi] inscription, [vii] preface, [viii] table of contents, [ix] list of plates, [B] first page of text; A beloved copy of Charles Dickens' best-known historical fictions and one of the best selling novels of all time. Three quarter binding in black leather and textured navy cloth. Tight binding. Some scuffing on joints and corners. Light warp to boards. Fading on spine. Front hinge is starting. Gilt title on spine intact. Light foxing on edges of textblock. Shadows on corners of first and last free endpaper. Foxing on frontispiece, half title page and last free endpaper. Miscellaneous writing on half title page (see photo). Fading of text on frontispiece and engraved title page. A tear in page 109 and the plate after page 150 were taped. Good condition. Notably page 213 is mis-numbered as 113 and "affectionately" misspelled on page 134. The word "If " is printed on page 134; no signature "b" on bottom of bookplate list. Good. Item #2022-M91

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