DICKENS, CHARLES. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club. London: Capman & Hall, 1837. 43 steel engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne and Robert Seymour, plates 10 and 11 each by Browne and replacing plates by Buss. 8vo, original slate or purplish black fine-diaper cloth, corners and spine panelled in blind, spine gilt-lettered, uncut, spine and edges of lower cover faded, lower board creased; pale yellow endpapers, lower pastedown torn, a few plates slightly creased and some darkened at edges, frontispiece foxed and offset onto vignette title. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Sadleir 698; Smith I, no. 3.
G. & J. Robinson Booksellers, Liverpool, contemporary label on inner front cover; Mr. Harvey Walton Priory, pencil inscription on front endpaper; Alain de Suzannet, engraved bookplate.