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Dickens, Charles, 1812–1870
The mystery of Edwin Drood : Christmas stories.
Bloomsbury : Nonesuch Press, 1937.
Physical Description:
[4], vii-xix, [3], 874, [2] pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4564 .A1 1937
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Copyright Status:
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"This edition of Edwin Drood and Christmas Stories, part of the Nonesuch Dickens designed by Francis Meynell, is limited to 877 copies. It was printed in Scotland by R. & R. Clark Ltd., in this specially-cut version of Martin's type specially cut for the edition. The binding is by the Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co., Ltd. The paper was made by the Worthy Paper Company Association of West Springfield."--Colophon.
Three monthly installments of "Edwin Drood" were printed before Charles Dickens died so that, although six monthly parts were issued in all, only three of them were seen through the press by Dickens himself, the rest being issued under the care of his literary executor, John Forster.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, page 240
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original beige buckram.
Subject Terms:
Christmas stories.
England -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Fiction.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Engravings -- 1937.
Wood engravings -- 1937.
Mystery fiction.
R. & R. Clark (Firm), printer.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975, book designer.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co., binder.

  • The mystery of Edwin Drood
  • The seven poor travellers
  • The holly tree
  • The wreck of the Golden Mary
  • The perils of certain English prisoners
  • Going into Society
  • The haunted house
  • A message from the sea
  • Tom Tiddler's ground
  • Somebody's luggage
  • Mrs. Lirriper's luggage --Mrs. Lirriper's legacy
  • Doctor Marigold
  • Two ghost stories
  • Mugby junction
  • No thoroughfare.

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