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American Notes for General Circulation.

by Charles Dickens

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Leipzig, Germany Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1842. Hardcover Very Good+: shows only the most minute indications of use. Mild rubbing to the black panelled boards; light wear to the extremities; some faint scuffing along the outside edges of the panels; foxing to the outside edges and endpapers; former owner's bookplate at front pastedown endpaper. The binding is square and secure; text clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting, marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Not far from 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 24mo. (6.1 x 4.5 x 0.65 inches). 310 pages. Language: English. Green Quarter Cloth and Tips with Black Bands and Gilt Titles at the backstrip. Weight: 7 ounces. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Travelogue of Dicken's trip to North America from January to June 1842.

Miscellaneous papers from "The Morning Chronicle", "The Daily News", "The Examiner", "Household Words", "All the Year Round", etc. and Plays and poems.




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