The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. 8o. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. Modern red morocco, front cover with gilt medallion portrait of Dickens, spine gilt, edges gilt, by Bayntun Riviere. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, with the signpost reading "100£" on the vignette title and with the first issue 13-line errata. Eckel, pp. 71-73; Smith I:7. -- Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. 2-line Errata leaf. Engraved frontispiece, title and plates after Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century blue half calf, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Smith I:8. -- Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. 8o. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century red half calf, marbled boards, by Smyth, Liverpool. Provenance: Nicholas Robinson (bookplate, inscription on title). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, FIRST ISSUE, with "Rigaud" for "Blandois" on pp. 469-474, but without the additional 9-line errata. Eckel, pp.82-85; Smith I:12. (4) " /> DICKENS, Charles. A group of four first editions: <I>Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. The Second Series. Complete in One Volume</I>. London: John Macrone, 1837. 8<SUP>o</SUP> bound in 12s. 20-page publisher's catalogue dated December 1836 at end. Frontispiece and vignette title and etched plates by George Cruikshank. Original rose-pink beaded cloth (front cover nearly detached). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the list of illustrations, frontispiece is "Vauxhall Gardens", commas not legible in imprint on "The Free and Easy", first page of "Contents" has 17 lines, with "Vol.III" erased from the foot of each plate. Eckel, pp. 12-13; Smith I:2. -- <I>The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit</I>. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. 8<SUP>o</SUP>. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. Modern red morocco, front cover with gilt medallion portrait of Dickens, spine gilt, edges gilt, by Bayntun Riviere. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, with the signpost reading "100£" on the vignette title and with the first issue 13-line errata. Eckel, pp. 71-73; Smith I:7. -- <I>Dombey and Son</I>. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. 2-line Errata leaf. Engraved frontispiece, title and plates after Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century blue half calf, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Smith I:8. -- <I>Little Dorrit</I>. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. 8<SUP>o</SUP>. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century red half calf, marbled boards, by Smyth, Liverpool. <I>Provenance</I>: Nicholas Robinson (bookplate, inscription on title). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, FIRST ISSUE, with "Rigaud" for "Blandois" on pp. 469-474, but without the additional 9-line errata. Eckel, pp.82-85; Smith I:12. (4) | Christie's
  • The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

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    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

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    DICKENS, Charles. A group of four first editions: Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. The Second Series. Complete in One Volume. London: John Macrone, 1837. 8o bound in 12s. 20-page publisher's catalogue dated December 1836 at end. Frontispiece and vignette title and etched plates by George Cruikshank. Original rose-pink beaded cloth (front cover nearly detached). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the list of illustrations, frontispiece is "Vauxhall Gardens", commas not legible in imprint on "The Free and Easy", first page of "Contents" has 17 lines, with "Vol.III" erased from the foot of each plate. Eckel, pp. 12-13; Smith I:2. -- The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. 8o. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. Modern red morocco, front cover with gilt medallion portrait of Dickens, spine gilt, edges gilt, by Bayntun Riviere. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, with the signpost reading "100£" on the vignette title and with the first issue 13-line errata. Eckel, pp. 71-73; Smith I:7. -- Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. 2-line Errata leaf. Engraved frontispiece, title and plates after Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century blue half calf, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Smith I:8. -- Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. 8o. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century red half calf, marbled boards, by Smyth, Liverpool. Provenance: Nicholas Robinson (bookplate, inscription on title). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, FIRST ISSUE, with "Rigaud" for "Blandois" on pp. 469-474, but without the additional 9-line errata. Eckel, pp.82-85; Smith I:12. (4)

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    DICKENS, Charles. A group of four first editions: Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. The Second Series. Complete in One Volume. London: John Macrone, 1837. 8o bound in 12s. 20-page publisher's catalogue dated December 1836 at end. Frontispiece and vignette title and etched plates by George Cruikshank. Original rose-pink beaded cloth (front cover nearly detached). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the list of illustrations, frontispiece is "Vauxhall Gardens", commas not legible in imprint on "The Free and Easy", first page of "Contents" has 17 lines, with "Vol.III" erased from the foot of each plate. Eckel, pp. 12-13; Smith I:2. -- The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. 8o. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. Modern red morocco, front cover with gilt medallion portrait of Dickens, spine gilt, edges gilt, by Bayntun Riviere. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, with the signpost reading "100£" on the vignette title and with the first issue 13-line errata. Eckel, pp. 71-73; Smith I:7. -- Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. 2-line Errata leaf. Engraved frontispiece, title and plates after Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century blue half calf, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Smith I:8. -- Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. 8o. Etched frontispiece, vignette title-page, and plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 19th-century red half calf, marbled boards, by Smyth, Liverpool. Provenance: Nicholas Robinson (bookplate, inscription on title). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, FIRST ISSUE, with "Rigaud" for "Blandois" on pp. 469-474, but without the additional 9-line errata. Eckel, pp.82-85; Smith I:12. (4)


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