Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836, second edition with additional preface
Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836, second edition with additional preface
Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836, second edition with additional preface
Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836, second edition with additional preface
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Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836, second edition with additional preface

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Dickens, Sketches by Boz, 1836, second edition with additional preface

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People. [First Series]. London: John Macrone, 1836


12mo (198 x 120mm.), 2 volumes, second edition, etched frontispieces and 14 plates by George Cruikshank, original publisher's dark olive-green speckled cloth, covers with large embossed arabesque, spines gilt with decoratve shield enclosing lettering, pale yellow endpapers, occasional light spotting, previous owner's inscription on title-page, endpapers slightly ink-stained, binding slightly bumped at extremities 


An extremely good copy of the second edition with the additional Preface, dated 1st August 1836.


REFERENCE:

Smith 1:4; Eckel p.13. 


PROVENANCE:

A.A.Scott, ownership inscription on title-page.

Condition Report

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