THE PERSONAL HISTORY, ADVENTURES, EXPERIENCE, AND OBSERVATION OF DAVID COPPERFIELD THE YOUNGER OF BLUNDERSTONE ROOKERY (WHICH HE NEVER MEANT TO BE PUBLISHED ON ANY ACCOUNT). Charles Dickens.

THE PERSONAL HISTORY, ADVENTURES, EXPERIENCE, AND OBSERVATION OF DAVID COPPERFIELD THE YOUNGER OF BLUNDERSTONE ROOKERY (WHICH HE NEVER MEANT TO BE PUBLISHED ON ANY ACCOUNT)

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1849-1850. First Collected Tauchnitz Edition. "Copyright Edition" of the author's eighth novel, issued by Tauchnitz as Volumes 175-177 in their "Collection of British Authors" series. An attractive contemporary binding, possibly made to order for this bookseller by the publisher or an independent binder. Todd & Bowden 175; Gimbel A125. Item #2922

Second State, with the imprint and colophon for each volume reading "Leipzig / Bernhard Tauchnitz / [date]." Three octavo volumes (16.25cm); spines in pebbled burgundy cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt; boards in maroon leaf-patterned cloth; vi,322; vi386; x,430pp. Dutch booksellers tickets at front pastedown of each volume (P.Noordhoff, Groningen); contemporary owners name (in ink) to front endpaper; light wear to spine ends and lower board edges, scattered foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves (margins a bit less so), and light rubbing to covers; Very Good+.

Price: $550.00

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