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												David Copperfield (Modern Library #110.3) by  Charles DICKENS
	 - Hardcover
			 - [c.1962]
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David Copperfield (Modern Library #110.3)

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David Copperfield (Modern Library #110.3)

by DICKENS, Charles

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1962]. Hardcover. Full title: The Personal History, Adventures, Experience & Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Be Published on Any Account). --- For many, David Copperfield is their favorite work by Charles Dickens. Offered here in a conventionally-sized (non-Giant) complete and unabridged Modern Library edition and with 39 reproductions from the original illustrations (which could have been reproduced a little more clearly) by the famed Dickens illustrator, "Phiz" (Hablot K. Browne). Includes an introduction by E. K. Brown. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists 408 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1962 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #110.3. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked but with small tears near gutter at title page. Unclipped dust jacket with retailer's sticker to flap, a little chafing to edges and mildly sunned spine; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xviii, 923 pages .

Synopsis

"The most perfect of all the Dickens novels' Virginia WoolfWhen David Copperfield escapes from the cruelty of his childhood home, he embarks on a journey to adulthood which will lead him through comedy and tragedy, love and heartbreak and friendship and betrayal. Over the course of his adventures, David meets an array of eccentric characters and learns hard lessons about the world before he finally discovers true happiness.

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bookseller
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Bookseller’s Inventory #
85400
Title
David Copperfield (Modern Library #110.3)
Author
DICKENS, Charles
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Modern Library / Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
[c.1962]

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback.... [More]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
good+
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sunned
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Cloth
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edges
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verso
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spine
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gutter
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jacket
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gilt
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