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DAVID COPPERFIELD Charles Dickens 1st Issue 1st Book Edition 1850
This book is the 1st Book Edition of Dickens David Copperfield.
First Book, 1st issue 9 points of reference 1. without 1/2 title page. 2 chapter xxvii listed in table contents, pg 283, not pg 282. 3. "recal" line 1 on pg 16 and on pg 225 line 22. 4."chapter;ut" on pg 19, 12 lines from bottom. 5. "screwed" on pg. 132, line 20 for screamed. 6. "coroboration" is 6 lines up on pg.387. 7. no quotes at end of pg 13. 8.pg viii, preface, has the final "i" misaligned. 9. title page engraving is dated 1850. This Very Good to Fine 1st Issue, 1st Book has been rebound with brown leather. The spine has 5 ridge bands and gilt lettering on red and gilt design on spine and bordering band on front and back. All edges are gilt. There are 624 pages, 39 plates. The plates have darkening to outer edge. The book is tight and has only 1 leather 1 1/2" crack at upper spine board not through board only leather. some rubs to leather. This book was authenticated in the 1980's by an Antiquarian Appraiser.
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