Oliver Twist. London: Richard Bentley, 1839
8vo (202 x 120mm.), second edition, later issue, 3 volumes, etched frontispieces and 21 other plates by George Cruikshank, half-titles, cancel title-pages, original publisher’s reddish brown fine-diaper cloth, upper and lower covers with ornate design in blind, lettered in gilt on spine, light yellow endpapers, some spotting and browning especially to plates, bindings faded on spine with extremities bumped and worn, gatherings slightly shaken with one gathering in volume 1 becoming loose
Smith p. 36
G. & J. Robinson Booksellers Liverpool, booklabel; E.J.C. Kensall, ownership signature dated 1940
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