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DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870) | The Old Curiosity Shop Illustrated in Colour by Frank Reynolds. R.I. ,


London : Hodder & Stoughton, (ca. 1913)

Quarto. 359 pp. Tipped in colour frontispiece and 20 other tipped-in colour plates by Frank Reynolds, each with captioned tissue-guards. Illustrated title-page. Top edge gilt, fore-edge rough cut. White silk bookmaker. Full vellum binding with ornate gilt title lettering to the front and the spine and a gilt and black cameo portrait of a woman in a bonnet to the front. Two, two inch long slits on both boards mark where the silk tie used to be, now wanting. No. 206 of a Limited Edition of 350 copies signed by the artist Frank Reynolds. Bar a few spots of foxing to the spine and a couple of grubby marks to the boards this is a superb copy.

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