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  1. First edition in book form, first issue (with signature BB2 misprinted as 'B2' at page 371; 'William' instead of 'Frederick' on page 317, line 27; and the name 'Rigaud' appears instead of 'Blandois' on pages 469, 470, 472, and 473; several errors noted in three-line errata on page xiv); 8vo; 40 plates from etchings by Hablot K. Browne ('Phiz'), including the 8 'dark plates' and the additional title-page and frontispiece, some mild toning and occasional foxing; modern full blue morocco, lettered and ruled in gilt with corner ornaments, raised bands, marbled endpapers, dentelles, all edges gilt, a little minor rubbing, otherwise a very good copy.

    £1,500
  2. First edition in book form, first issue (with 'visiter' for 'sister' on p. 123 and 'latter' for 'letter', 'flys' for 'flies' on p. 245, and 'visiters' for 'visitors' on p. 272); 8vo; engraved portrait of Dickens after Daniel Maclise and 39 engraved plates by H.K. Browne [Phiz], some minor toning and a few spots to plates, otherwise bright; later full polished tan calf by Morrell, gilt-ruled borders, raised bands, gilt spine compartments, gilt-rolled edges, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, a few minor marks, otherwise a very handsome copy.

    £2,200
  3. First edition, 2 volumes in 1, 8vo. xii, [11], 171; [vi], 164 pp., complete with half-titles, vignettes to title-pages and 10 hand coloured plates, a little offsetting to text and occasional marginal soiling and staining, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, vellum tips, green morocco lettering piece, a very good example.

    £650
  4. First edition, first printing, first state (without the advertisement leaf in vol. I), 8vo, vi, [2], 361, [3, blank]; vi, [2], 319, [1, blank]; vi, [2], 313, [1, blank], with 16pp. publisher's catalogue at end, three small closed tears to half-title of volume III, very occasional light mark or spot, otherwise very good, publisher's cinnamon ripple-grain cloth (Carter's variant B), covers decoratively blind-stamped, spines lettered in gilt, Edmonds & Remnant's binder's ticket at end of volume I, some light soiling, inner hinges starting but still sound, spines bumped at head and foot, corners slightly bumped, preserved in a solander box by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph, a very good set.

    £3,500
 

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