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DICKENS, Charles.

Dombey and Son.

With illustrations by H. K. Browne.

Stock Code
103580
London, Bradbury and Evans, 1839
£1,000

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Description

First edition, very early issue, bound up from the original monthly parts, with all but 5 of Smith's 'internal flaws', with 40 engraved plates by Browne; Demy 8vo (225 x 145 mm); with the eight-line errata and the vignette title bearing the imprint of Bradbury & Evans (later handed to Chapman & Hall), includes the first example of the 'dark plate' process, facing page 547, lacking half-title, the odd, random spot otherwise fine; twentieth-century full red morocco, gilt panelled, gilt stamped medallion poertait of Dickens to centre of upper cover, his signature blocked in gilt on the lower one, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt, spine a little faded, otherwise an excellent copy;

Bibliography

Smith 8.

Stock ID:103580

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