DICKENS, CHARLES The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London, Chapman and Hall, 1870.
8vo, publisher's Carter A green fine bead-grain cloth, front cover stamped in gilt with black sawtooth border, yellow endpapers, 32-page publisher's catalogue dated August 31, 1870, housed in custom cloth-backed clamshell case. First edition, first printing, with all internal flaws per Smith, portrait frontispiece, engraved vignette title page and 12 plates. Inner hinge cracked; bookseller's sticker to front pastedown.
Estimate $ 100-200
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
Literature: Smith I, 16
DICKENS, CHARLES. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London, 1870.