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Dombey and son

Author: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mr Dombey, the rich, proud head of a shipping house has just been presented with a son and heir, Paul, when his wife dies. The father's love and ambition are centred in the boy, to the neglect of his devoted daughter. Paul's death rocks the family and Dombey appears to be losing everything. However, when the firm faces ruin, and Dombey's second marriage ends in disaster, it is his devoted daughter Florence, unloved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Marbled calf bindings (Binding)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Engraved title pages
Gilt edges (gathered matter components
Goatskin bindings
Goatskin half bindings
Gold-tooled bindings (gathered matter components
Marbled edges (gathered matter components
Marbled papers
Signed bindings
Novels
Etched frontispieces (illustrations)
Bindings
Octavo
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Dombey and son.
London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848
(OCoLC)793582142
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 6586930
Notes: Added t.p., engraved: Dealings with the firm of Dombey and son, wholesale, retail and for exportation.
The first edition complete in one volume. Previously issued in twenty monthly parts.
Description: xvi, [2], 624 pages, [39] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son, wholesale, retail and for exportation
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by H.K. Browne.

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Mr Dombey, the rich, proud head of a shipping house has just been presented with a son and heir, Paul, when his wife dies. The father's love and ambition are centred in the boy, to the neglect of his devoted daughter. Paul's death rocks the family and Dombey appears to be losing everything. However, when the firm faces ruin, and Dombey's second marriage ends in disaster, it is his devoted daughter Florence, unloved and neglected, who comes to his aid.

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