DICKENS, CHARLES Master Humphrey's Clock. London: Chapman and Hall, 1840-41.
3 vols. Tall 8vo, publisher's rib-grain greyish violet cloth stamped in gilt and blind, marbled edges and endpapers, three illustrated frontispieces and numerous wood-engravings in-text by George Cattermole and Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"], housed in custom cloth-backed clamshell case with gilt-lettered title to spine. First edition in book form, bound from the original parts. Light edgewear to spines and extremities; inner hinge cracked on vols. 1 and 3; possible repair to hinge on vol. 1 with plate facing p.90 tipped in; intermittent foxing.
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
Literature: Smith I, 6; Yale/Gimbel, A50
DICKENS, CHARLES. Master Humphrey's Clock. London, 1840. 3 vols. First edition in book form.