David Copperfield
David Copperfield
David Copperfield
David Copperfield

David Copperfield

1911 United Kingdom

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The Personal History of David Copperfield;- By Charles Dickens;-Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton [1911], 1911 First edition thus, 4to, (iv), 572 pp. Vignette title and 21 plates tipped in with captioned tissues guards, pictorial endpapers. Original gilt titled red cloth. Red cloth boards lettered & stamped in gilt and black with gilt oval medallion stamped in silhouette with the image of the young David Copperfield. Decorated endpapers, cloth clean & bright ,in good condition. Illustration by Frank Reynold. Frank Reynolds, the son of an artist, was born in London 1876. After studying at Heatherley's School of Art, Reynolds worked for The London Illustrated News. Reynolds first began contributing to Punch Magazine in 1906. He also provided the illustrations of several books by Charles Dickens including David Copperfield (1911), The Pickwick Papers (1912) and The Old Curiosity Shop (1913). Reynolds contributed to several journals including the London Magazine, The Sketch and the Windsor Magazine. During the First World War Reynolds cartoons appeared regularly in Punch Magazine. Reynolds replaced F. H. Townsend as Art Editor of the magazine in 1920 and held the post until 1930. In later years Reynolds concentrated on book illustration. This included The Golf Book (1932), Off to the Pictures (1937) and Hamish McDuff (1937). His son, John Reynolds (1909-1935) was also a book illustrator and provided the drawings for 1066 And All That (1930). Frank Reynolds died in April, 1953. £95.00 now sale price £65.00.
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Dimensions
Height 11.00 inch (27.94 cm)
Width 8.50 inch (21.59 cm)
Depth 2.00 inch (5.08 cm)
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