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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
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 33.  APRIL 1984.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (John Wegg, Bob Ogden, Ken Ellis, David Smith, Andy Saunders, Phillipa Hodgkiss, Bob Warters, John Foreman, Peter Moran.)
3 Twite, Mike, ed. (John Wegg, Bob Ogden, Ken Ellis, David Smith, Andy Saunders, Phillipa Hodgkiss, Bob Warters, John Foreman, Peter Moran.) FLYPAST. NO. 33. APRIL 1984. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1984. 
68 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: FlyPast Tours; Type Report (Mosquito and Tiger Moth); Carvair Survivors (two Carvairs in Hawaii); Spitfire Reu nion (an RAF pilot reunited with the Mk VIII Spitfire he last flew in 1945); Aviation Museums of the World (Hungary); Presevation Project (Meteor F.8 WK914); Air Show '84; Airfield Archaeology (USAF base, Deenethorpe, Northants.); A Pilot' s D i a r y ( e xcerpts from WW2 Sergeant Pilot's diary); Junker recovery (crashed German bomber); Saving a Typhoon (from Pagham Harbour); Benoist Anniversary (70th anniversary flight of world's first scheduled airline service); Preservation News; T h e Ba tt le o f t he Heligoland Bight (1939); Aviation Archaeology (wrecks). Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers, light wear on spine, very lig ht ru bb ing on re ar co ver , s mall ghost sticker mark on front cover with slight glue residue, small corner crease on front cover, light browning to edges of textblock. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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