Edwardian Novelty Silver Figural Bookmark Charles Dickens 'Sydney Carton'

J F Fradley, New York c1901 - 1910
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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

Sold - £220.00

In good condition with no damage or repair
75 mm (2.95 inches)
20 mm (0.79 inches)
5.00 Grams (0.16 troy ounces)
New York
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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.