Binding for “The Pickwick Papers”
Sangorski & Sutcliffe
First edition. Exquisitely bound in full crimson morocco with highly decorative gilt designs and green morocco onlays on cover and spine, gilt designs on back cover by Sangorski & Sutcliffe including alternating gilt busts of Samuel Pickwick and Sam Weller which recur in the spine panels, a with an oval portrait of Dickens inset to inside upper cover, mounted with brass edges, ornate gilt and morocoo onlay borders, full morocco doublures and silk-free endpapers.
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