Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1839, "new edition" [second edition, later issue]
Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1839, "new edition" [second edition, later issue]
Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1839, "new edition" [second edition, later issue]
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Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1839, "new edition" [second edition, later issue]

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1839, "new edition" [second edition, later issue]

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

Oliver Twist. London: Richard Bentley, 1839


8vo (196 x 118mm.), "new edition" [second edition, later issue], 3 volumes, etched frontispieces and 21 other plates by George Cruikshank, later full tan calf by F. Bedford, spines gilt in compartments with lettering pieces, gilt edges, some browning to plates, some minor abrasions to bindings


A clean and attractive set of the "new edition", which Smith notes as "very rare". Smith suggests that this "new edition" comprises "a reimpression or reissue of the sheets of the second edition" and that it was published in early October 1839.


REFERENCE:

Smith, p. 36

Condition Report

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