London, South Kensington
22 September 2000
DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. 8°, half title, engraved portrait and 39 etched plates by "Phiz" (occasional spotting, particularly heavy to last 3 plates, some mainly marginal browning), contemporary half calf gilt (rubbed, spine torn, part of lettering-piece lacking). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, FIRST ISSUE, with "visiter" on p. 123. Eckel p.64ff; cf. Podeschi A41.
With 3 other works by the same author in 5 volumes including Martin Chuzzlewit (London, 1844) and Little Dorrit (London, 1857). (6)
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