DICKENS, Charles (editor). The Pic Nic Papers. By various hands. London: Henry Colburn, 1841.
3 volumes,8° in 12s (201 x 123mm). Advertisements. Etched plates by George Cruikshank and Hablot K. Browne. (Plates somewhat browned or spotted.) Original light green cloth, blocked in blind, lettered in gilt on spines (spines a trifle faded, light soiling to covers of vol.I). Provenance: Sir George Ralph Fetherston, Bart. (armorial bookplate). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Eckel pp.143-145.
C.DICKENS. American Notes for general circulation. London: Bradbury and Evans for Chapman and Hall, 1842.
2 volumes, 8° (198 x 123mm). Publisher's advertisements. Half-titles. Original vertical-grain cloth, covers blocked in blind, spines lettered in gilt (spines slightly faded, that of vol.I lightly soiled), each volume within an individual later cloth box. Provenance: Viscount Esher (armorial bookplate). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Smith II, p.11 (with variant binding).
[Together with:] Three others by Dickens, all in original cloth bindings (Sketches by Boz... new edition. London: 1839, 8° [cf. Smith I,p.16]; Pictures from Italy. London: 1846, 8° [Smith I,p.48]; The Battle of Life. London: 1846, sm.8° [Eckel p.121, second issue title]). (8)