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"IN DICKENS'S LONDON" By F. Hopkinson Smith. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, MCMIV. No. 112 of an edition limited to 150. Set of 22 fine photogravure proofs, first signed in pencil at lower right of image by Smith. Fine 3/4 leather binding by E. O. Lewis, NY, with a clamshell box (edges separated) 21" x 17.5". Condition: wear to box and some light toning, some wrinkling to tissue guards. Binding VF https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?isbn=&an=smith%20hopkinson&tn=dickenss%20london%20twenty-two%20photogravure%20proofs&n=100121503&cm_sp=mbc-_-ats-_-used Francis Hopkinson Smith, who descended from a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was an author, artist, and engineer (among other projects, he built the Race Rock Lighthouse in Long Island Sound southwest of Fishers Island and the foundation for Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's Liberty Enlightening the World (the Statue of Liberty) in New York Harbor.
“case with repaired corners, binding and contents fine”
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