Bleak House. Charles Dickens.
Bleak House
Bleak House
Bleak House
Bleak House

With 3 Original "Kyd" Drawings

Bleak House.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1853.

Browne, H.K. First edition, bound from the parts. Frontispiece, vignette title-page, and 38 etched plates by H. K. Browne (“Phiz”), EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 3 original watercolor illustrations (2-1/2 x 1-1/4 in.) by Kyd. xvi, 624 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. With 3 Original "Kyd" Drawings. Later half brown morocco and red pebbled cloth, spine titled in gilt. Some minor foxing to plates, cleaner than usual. Smith I, no. 10; Sadleir 682; Gimbel A131. Item #312243

Extra-illustrated with 3 original watercolor drawings by J. Clayton Clarke ("Kyd") depicting the characters Mr. Chadband, Jo, and Inspector Bucket. The drawings, loosely based on Kyd's earlier work for the Household Edition of Dickens, were done for a 1910 set of John Player Cigarette cards illustrating 50 characters from Dickens.

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