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Edwardian Novelty Silver Figural Bookmark Charles Dickens 'Sydney Carton'
J F FRADLEY, NEW YORK c1901 - 1910
A rare early 20th century American novelty silver figural Bookmark, depicting the character Sydney Carton, from the Charles Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Cities.

By J F Fradley, New York, c1901 - 1910
Price £220.00
Condition In good condition with no damage or repair
Height 75  mm (2.95 inches)
Width 20  mm (0.79 inches)
Weight 5.00 Grams (0.16 troy ounces)
Country New York
Stock Code TRS060418H
Medium Silver
Literature A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel tells the story of the French Doctor Manette, his 18-year-long imprisonment in the Bastille in Paris and his release to life in London with his daughter Lucie, whom he had never met; Lucie's marriage and the collision between her beloved husband and the people who caused her father's imprisonment; and Monsieur and Madame Defarge, sellers of wine in a poor suburb of Paris. The story is set against the conditions that led up to the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.
Sydney Carton is a lawyer in A Tale of Two Cities.

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