DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of Pickwick Club. (FIRST EDITION - BOUND FROM THE PARTS - 1837)



TITLE: The Posthumous Papers of Pickwick Club.

PUBLISHER: London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1837.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION BOUND FROM THE PARTS. 1 vol., 8-1/2" x 5-5/8", illustrated with 43 engraved plates by R. Seymour and H. T. Browne ("Phiz"), first state of engraved title reading "Tony Veller" on signboard, p.342 with "S. Veller", page 432, headline, "F" in "OF" imperfect, with two scarce suppressed plates by Buss, Pickwick misspelled ("Picwkick") on p. 375, and several others, toning to plates, text largely clean throughout. Bound in full brown calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered red morocco spine label, edges uncut.

CONDITION: Hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine. AN ATTRACTIVE COPY.