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Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1841, "third edition", publisher's cloth

Estimate:

400

to
- 600 GBP

Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1841, "third edition", publisher's cloth

Dickens, Oliver Twist, 1841, "third edition", publisher's cloth

Estimate:

400

to
- 600 GBP

DICKENS, CHARLES

Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy’s Progress...The Third Edition. With an Introduction by the author. London: Chapman and Hall, 1841


8vo (200 x 115mm.), 3 volumes, etched frontispieces and 21 other plates by George Cruikshank, original publisher’s green cloth, upper and lower covers with motif in blind, lettered in gilt on spine, light yellow endpapers, title-page to volume 1 becoming loose, occasional small tears, some browning and spotting especially to plates, plates misbound but present in volume 1, bindings very slightly skewed, some splitting to hinges, embossed "R" ownership mark to volume 1, bookplate removed from front fixed endpaper to volume 2


The third edition of Oliver Twist was the first to include an introduction by the author. Smith notes that the set was published on 15 May 1841.


REFERENCE:

Smith p. 37

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