A lovely first edition set of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, handsomely bound by one of the most respected and famous binders.
First edition in book form, second issue with “Church” plate facing p. 313 in vol. III, 3 vols., 8vo, half-title in volumes 1 and 2, 4pp. advertisements in volume 1, 2pp. advertisements before title in volume 3, 24 engraved plates by George Cruikshank, very occasional random spot, minor, short, oxidation (mostly marginal) to plate of Fagin and Morris Bolter and very small closed tear to margin of p.206, vol. III, otherwise remarkable good and bright, modern red half morocco gilt by Bayntun of Bath, green morocco lettering pieces, top edges gilt, very slight fading to spines, an near-fine set.
Stock ID: 98251