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Price Realized: $47,500 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2397 Lot 450
DUMAS, ALEXANDRE. The Count of Monte-Cristo. 2 volumes. 20 wood-engraved plates after Henry Valentin. Tall 8vo, original cinnamon cloth stamped in blind, spines lettered and decorated in gilt, corners soft, spines faded with gilt bright; pale yellow endpapers, hinges tender to vol. 2, plates with minor, chiefly marginal foxing, Carl A. Baumann pictorial bookplate to front pastedowns, discreet booklabel to front flyleaves; each housed in custom cloth chemise and matching 1/4 morocco gilt slipcase. London: Chapman and Hall, 1846
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500
a near fine, unsophisticated copy of the first edition in english in book form. Includes a tipped-in brief ALS to front of both volumes. Each one sheet, folded, recto only. Uncommon in the original cloth.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $47,500