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   A rare edition of Charles Dickens’ “Great Expectations” bound with wallpaper covers.
   This 1863 edition was published by S. H. Goetzel & Co. of Mobile, Alabama, and printed by J. Y. Thompson, a Mobile printer. Southern printers utilized wallpaper and other materials when the  Union blockade cut off their paper supply.
  


 

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