The Old Curiosity Shop. London: Chapman and Hall, 1841
8vo (260 x 166mm.), FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, BOUND FROM THE WEEKLY PARTS, illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot K. Browne, advertisement as called for, pp. 271 and 269 bound out of order, moderate olive green fine-diaper cloth with blind stamping (Smith's secondary binding variant), spine gilt, minor spotting, tear to margin of p. 245, spine sunned, bumped
The Old Curiosity Shop was first published in this separate volume on December 15, 1941, bound from portions of Master Humphrey's Clock.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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