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First edition of charles dickenss first book, sketches by boz 1836. Charles john huffman dickens 7 february 1812 9 june 1870 was an english writer notable of social commentary of the victorian era. Collectible books for sale, antique books, first edition book. If an antique book is torn or damaged, then do not use glue or tape on the pages and bindings, as this can devalue it. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at.
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