DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. (FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE BOUND FROM THE PARTS - 1844)



TITLE: The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit.

PUBLISHER: London: Chapman & Hall, 1844.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 1 vol., 8-1/2" x 5-5/8", all first issue points including the additional engraved title page in the 1st state - no priority, illustrated with a frontis and thirty eight additional plates by Phiz (Halbot Browne), some mild toning to the edges of a couple of plates but the plates and text are largely clean and bright throughout.  Bound in early 1/2 green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, all edges gilt.

CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, a VERY GOOD copy.