DICKENS, CHARLES The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London: Chapman and Hall, 1839.
8vo, publisher's dark green fine-diaper cloth, gilt-lettered spine with publication place and date, variant dark green endpapers, half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, housed in custom cloth-backed clamshell case with gilt-lettered spine label. First edition, first issue, with "visiter" for "sister" at p.123 and "latter" for "letter" on p. 160, 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"). Binding tender and shaken; intermittent foxing and some light offsetting; rubbing to spine ends and extremities.
Estimate $ 300-500
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
Literature: Smith I,5; Yale/Gimbel, A40
DICKENS, CHARLES. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London, 1839. First edition, first issue.