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Dickens, Charles, 1812–1870
The personal history of David Copperfield.
Additional Title(s):
David Copperfield
Bloomsbury : The Nonesuch Press, 1937.
Physical Description:
[4], vii-xxii, 871, [3] pages, [42] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4558 .A1 1937
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"The text printed in this volume is taken from the "Charles Dickens" Edition of Dickens's Works issued in 1868-1870. Dickens himself revised this edition for the press, striking out or altering words here and there and making extensive changes in punctuation. A few indisputable misprints which escaped his eye have now been corrected. The captions written by Dickens to go at the head of right-hand pages in the "Charles Dickens" Edition are printed in the magins of this volume against the relevant passages. The illustrations are printed from the plates etched for the original edition."--Page vii.
"This edition of David Copperfield, part of the Nonesuch Dickens designed by Francis Meynell, is limited to 877 copies. The text has been printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark Ltd., in this specially-cut version of Martin's type; the illustrations have been pulled by hand from the original plates by A. Alexander and Sons; the binding is executed by the Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co., Ltd.; and the paper was made by the Worthy Paper Company Association of West Springfield."--Colophon.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, page 240
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original red buckram.
Subject Terms:
Boys -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Stepfathers -- Fiction.
Young men -- Fiction.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Etchings -- 1937.
Autobiographical fiction.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975, book designer.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
R. & R. Clark (Firm), printer.
Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co., binder.

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