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OUR MUTUAL FRIEND., Dickens, Charles.
1 Dickens, Charles. OUR MUTUAL FRIEND.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good+ 
437 pp + 440 pp (paged as if two volumes), 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. Dickens' final complete novel, "Our Mutual Friend" is a satire on the worship of money and social class. When a young man finds he can only inherit his father's estate if he marries a mercenary young woman, he pretends to have died, allowing the fortune to fall to a kindly old couple. Engaged as their secretary, he gets to know Bella and they fall in love, after which he reveals his true identity. The supporting cast includes the dastardly Silas Wegg, Mr. Venus, the taxidermist, Jenny Wren, the dolls' dressmaker, Lizzie Hexam, Eugene Wrayburn, etc. Precious owner's small label on free front endpaper, remnant of flap of original glassine wrap is affixed to front pastedown, some areas of light loss of colour on rear pastedown, very light wear at corners of covers. Slipcase has very light edge rubbing and rubbing on bottom panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
OUR MUTUAL FRIEND., Dickens, Charles.  Introduction by Iain Sinclair.
2 Dickens, Charles. Introduction by Iain Sinclair. OUR MUTUAL FRIEND.
London Folio Society 2005 Hard Cover Near Fine Marcus Stone. 
927 pp, 10 1/4" H. Quarter bound in deep maroon leather with maroon cloth sides, black leather title label with gilt lettering/border on spine. Gilt borders on front and rear boards, top edge gilt, integral maroon ribbon bookmark. Maroon endpapers and slipcase. B&w illustrations. "The text and illustrations of this edition reproduce those of the Nonesuch Dickens, published in 1938 by the Nonesuch Press - with minor emendations." Book has a very minor bump at bottom of front hinge area. Slipcase has minor rubbing, small bump at one front bottom corner. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
PORT CREDIT: A GLIMPSE OF OTHER DAYS., Weeks, Verna Mae.
3 Weeks, Verna Mae. PORT CREDIT: A GLIMPSE OF OTHER DAYS.
Mississauga, Ontario Verna Mae Weeks 1995 0969130163 / 9780969130161 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
194 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. A local history of Port Credit, Ontario, now part of the city of Mississauga. Contents: Introduction; The Credit River Indian Band; On the River; The Harbour; The First Fire; Recovery, and the Second Fire; Wrecks, and Brave Vesselmen; The Ann Brown; The Last of the Stone Hookers; The Fishing Tugs; River Sports and Recreations; The Park on the Little Green Island; In the Village; The Oil Companies; The Brick Yard; The Starch Works; The Lumber Yard; Inns and Hotels; The Public Schools; The Public Library; An Historic Graveyard; On Peter Street; The Village Dressmaker; A Lake Captain; The Marshes; As the Years Passed By. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
4 Weeks, Verna Mae. PORT CREDIT: A GLIMPSE OF OTHER DAYS.
Mississauga, Ontario Verna Mae Weeks 1995 0969130163 / 9780969130161 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
194 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. A local history of Port Credit, Ontario, now part of the city of Mississauga. Contents: Introduction; The Credit River Indian Band; On the River; The Harbour; The First Fire; Recovery, and the Second Fire; Wrecks, and Brave Vesselmen; The Ann Brown; The Last of the Stone Hookers; The Fishing Tugs; River Sports and Recreations; The Park on the Little Green Island; In the Village; The Oil Companies; The Brick Yard; The Starch Works; The Lumber Yard; Inns and Hotels; The Public Schools; The Public Library; An Historic Graveyard; On Peter Street; The Village Dressmaker; A Lake Captain; The Marshes; As the Years Passed By. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very tiny crease at bottom corner of covers, minor twist to spine, minor soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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