Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition
Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition
Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition
Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition
Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition
Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition
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Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, 1861, [1860], first book edition

Estimate: 600 - 900 GBP

Lot Sold:812GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

The Uncommercial Traveller. London: Chapman and Hall, 1861 [1860]


8vo (193 x 119mm.), FIRST BOOK EDITION, 32pp. of advertisements at the end dated December 1860, half-title, original purple cloth decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on the spine, preserved in green linen chemise and matching quarter green morocco slipcase, some slight browning, slightly sunned on the spine, slightly bumped at edges and with some slight edge-wear


First edition in book form of these 17 sketches composed by Dickens after his nocturnal walks. They were originally published in All the Year Round in 1860. Although the title page gives the date as 1861 the book was published on 15 December 1860.


REFERENCE:

Smith II: 11; Eckel, p.132; Gimbel A145


PROVENANCE:

Walter Thomas Wallace, armorial bookplate

Condition Report

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