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Bleak house

Author: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
Publisher: London : Bradbury and Evans, 1853.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bleak House follows the fortunes and relationships of three characters whose fates are tied to the obscure inheritance case of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, which is tied up in endless litigation. While many deserving and undeserving claim the inheritance, it is ironically being devoured in legal costs.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Legal stories
Bands (binding components)
Engraved title pages
Etchings
Fillets (motifs)
Gilt edges (gathered matter components
Gilt lettering (layout feature)
Goatskin bindings
Goatskin half bindings
Gold-tooled bindings (gathered matter components
Headbands (binding components)
Marbled edges (gathered matter components
Marbled papers
Presentation inscriptions
Rolls (patterns)
Steel etched frontispieces (illustrations)
Steel etchings (prints
Wove papers
Novels
Octavo
Bindings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Bleak house.
London : Bradbury and Evans, 1853
(OCoLC)609529315
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
OCLC Number: 34673048
Notes: Added t.p., engraved.
First edition: 20 numbers (in 19) issued monthly, from March, 1852, to September, 1853, in illustrated blue paper covers; each number contains two plates except no. 9 and 10, which contain one and three respectively. A printed note in no. 9 explains the reason for this.
Description: xvi, 624 pages (20 no. in 19), [38] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by H.K. Browne.

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Bleak House follows the fortunes and relationships of three characters whose fates are tied to the obscure inheritance case of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, which is tied up in endless litigation. While many deserving and undeserving claim the inheritance, it is ironically being devoured in legal costs.

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