Great Expectations. London: Chapman & Hall, 1862
8vo (198 x 120mm.), "new edition" [second edition], FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION, half-title, frontispiece and title-page vignette, 32pp. publisher’s catalogue at end (dated November 1862), original publisher’s pebble cloth with floral decoration in blind on covers and spines lettered in gilt, brown endpapers, collector’s chemise and brown morocco-backed slipcase, occasional spotting and browning, very slightly skewed, some wear to extremities, head and foot of spine slightly bumped, minor soiling to lower cover
The first single volume publication of Great Expectations, featuring a frontispiece by Marcus Stone.
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