* DICKENS, CHARLES The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First edition in book form.
8vo, brown half morocco over marbled boards, engraved frontispiece, additional pictorial title and 41 plates (43 illustrations altogether); front and back boards detached; rubbed; edgeware; pages toned.
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from the Estate of Ann T. Downey, Palm Beach, Florida
The front hardback cover is separated from the binding.
First edition, an early issue with the following points: with signature mark "E" present on p. 25, first line of second paragraph of chapter V with "ruined wall" (p. 43,) the rare signature misprint on p. 261 reading "X2," and "holding" on p. 260.