[DICKENS, Charles.] The Library of Fiction, or Family Story-Teller. London: Chapman & Hall, 1836-1837.
2 volumes, 8° (201 x 127mm). Half-titles. 28 plates by Seymour, Buss, Phiz, and others. Later 19th-century red morocco gilt, original cloth spine and one cover preserved in each volume, by Grieve of Edinburgh. (Slightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION in book form. Includes Dickens's 'The Tuggses at Ramsgate' and 'A Little Talk about Spring and Sweeps'. Eckel pp. 137-39.
[C. DICKENS]. Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. Edited by "Boz". London: R. Bentley, 1838.
2 volumes, 8° (199 x 124mm). 36pp. publisher's catalogue at the end of vol. II. Half-titles. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 12 etched plates by Cruikshank. (Light dampstaining and spotting to some plates.) Original pink flowered cloth, spines blocked in gilt with title (a little light soiling, rear hinge of vol. II split). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Eckel pp. 140-42; Cohn 237. (4)