AUTHOR: DICKENS, Charles
TITLE: Sketches by Boz illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People.
PUBLISHER: London: Chapman & Hall, 1839.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION - FIRST ISSUE - FIRST IMPRESSION. 1 vol., 8-3/8" x 5-3/4", first impression with the publisher's address reading '186, Strand', with the half-title, illustrated with 40 plates by George Cruikshank. Bound in fine 1/2 green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, all edges gilt, marbled pastedowns and endpapers.
CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, internally clean and bright, all the plates are free of the usual heavy edge foxing and spotting, truly a VERY GOOD+ copy.