DICKENS, CHARLES Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848.
8vo, publisher's olive green fine-diaper cloth binding stamped in blind, Smith's variant with floral design in each corner, pale yellow endpapers, half-title, errata (eight lines with six entries from pp. 362 to 497), housed in custom cloth-backed clamshell case with gilt-lettered spine label. With 40 plates including, frontispiece, vignette title page, and the "Dark Plate" facing p. 547 by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. First edition in book form bound from the original parts, with most internal flaws noted by Smith and in the errata. Binding shaken and stained with minor edgewear to spine ends and extremities; intermittent foxing, heavy to some plates.
Estimate $ 100-200
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
Literature: Smith I, 8
DICKENS, CHARLES. Dombey and Son. London, 1848. First edition in book form.