Ibid. The battle of life. A love story. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846, first edition, second state of the vignette title-page, 12mo, additional pictorial wood-engraved title-page and frontispiece after Maclise, 11 wood-engraved text vignettes after Leech, Doyle and Maclise, final advertisement leaf, yellow-cream endpapers, original red vertically-ribbed cloth,covers blind-stamped with acanthas leaf border, upper cover with large gilt central motif and lettering, spine gilt, edges gilt, spine relaid
Ibid. The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club. London: Chapman and Hall, 1837, first edition in book form, wood-engraved frontispiece and additional pictorial title-page by Phiz, 41 etched plates by Phiz and Robert Seymour, twentieth-century green morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine gilt in compartments, occasional spotting
Ackroyd, Peter. Dickens. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1990, number 81 of an edition of 150 signed by ackroyd, red half-morocco by Period Bookbinders, together with a dated and addressed signature of charles dickens ("...faithfully yours, Charles Dickens | 17th August 1840..."), and autograph envelope, in a card frame, housed in a custom-made green cloth box, red morocco lettering-piece, box lightly scratched
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