DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey's Clock. London: Chapman and Hall, April 1840-November 1841.
88 original parts, 8° (267 x 174mm). Three wood-engraved frontispieces by H.K.Browne and George Cattermole, illustrations after Cattermole, Browne, S.Williams and Daniel Maclise. Original wrappers (occasional slight soiling and fraying), later cloth case. A FINE SET OF THE FIRST EDITION in weekly parts. Contains The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge. Eckel pp. 67-69, Hatton & Cleaver pp. 163-182.
[C.DICKENS]. Bentley's Miscellany. Edited by Boz. London: R. Bentley, January-June 1837.
Parts 1-6 only (of 26 under Dickens's editorship). 8° (ca. 235 x 145mm). Advertisements. Plates by George Cruikshank. With 'Extraordinary Gazette' in Part 3. Original wrappers (some wear and staining), later cloth case. Includes first chapters of Oliver Twist, with other contributions by Dickens, as well as contributions by Peacock, Lover, Morier, Ainsworth, Fenimore Cooper and Ingoldsby (The Jackdaw of Rheims). Eckel pp. 173-75.