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Dickens, Charles.

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB.

London 1837. Plates, 8.5x5", later full calf, spine tooled in gilt, morocco label, 609pp, ink name, covers scuffed, scattered foxing, darkening to plates, last few plates with text offset else good. FIRST BOOK EDITION. Early issue of Dickens' first novel , with the two suppressed plates by R. Buss, with most of the other plates following those points listed by Smith on pp. 23-24. Also the following first issue points noted by Hatton & Cleaver: p.260, line 29, "hodling" for "holding"; p.267, figure "7" in page number slightly above other figures; p.341 is variant A, with line 1 containing correctreading of "indel-icate"; line 5 correct reading of " inscription"; p.342, line 5, "S. Veller" uncorrected; p.400, line 21, "this friends" for "his friends", p.432, headline with "F" in "OF" imperfect. Smith Vol. 1.


Book Id: 93-1181

Price: $595.00

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