Little Dorrit Charles Dickens 1951 Gorgeous leather book Cournos illustrationsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens.
Published 1951, New York by Dodd, Mead, & Company.
788 pages. Text in English. 16 full page illustrations by John Cournos.
Full leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting leather labels, floral decorative gilt edges and turn ins, marbled end papers, all edges gilt.
Joints display some surface cracking at ends but covers remain strongly and well attached. Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 6" W.