Charles Dickens The Personal History of David Copperfield illustrated by J. Barnard is for sale. This is a magnificent volume was published by Chapman and Hall prior to 1870 since it contains a Preface from Charles Dickens looking back on his works and stating (in part): “Of all my books, I like this the best…But, like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield.” This wonderful Victorian Charles Dickens book has 61 illustrations by Charles Dickens book illustrator, J. Barnard, and measures an impressive 7½ x 9¾ inches.
The contemporary brown cloth binding has a brown leather spine and leather corner that are in Very Good condition with wear to the spine, edges and corners.
There are 437 numbered pages with stunning large black and white full-page and smaller illustrations throughout. The pages are in Very Good condition with age toning to the edges of the pages that are only noticeable when the book is closed.
This is a very attractive and collectable Charles Dickens Victorian book that will make a great addition to any book collection
PLEASE NOTE: This is a very attractive and collectable Charles Dickens book that does have a tobacco odour and may require airing.