DICKENS, CHARLES Oliver Twist. London: Richard Bentley, 1838.
3 vols. 12mo, publisher's rib-grain violet cloth stamped in gilt and blind with arabesque design, pale yellow coated endpapers, half-titles to vols. 1 and 2, etched frontispiece to each volume, housed in a custom red morocco-backed clamshell case by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. First edition, third issue, first state, with cancelled title pages, "church" plate in vol. 3 p.313, "pilaster" at vol. 3, p.164, line 13, 2pp. ads to vol. 3. With 24 etched plates by George Cruikshank. Light intermittent foxing; bookseller's sticker to front pastedowns; some light offsetting from plates; light wear to boards with spine ends bumped.
Estimate $ 500-700
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
Literature: Smith I, 4; Yale/Gimbel, A27
DICKENS, CHARLES. Oliver Twist. London, 1838. 3 vols. First edition, third issue, first state.