The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. By Charles Dickens (Boz). Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. By Charles Dickens (Boz).

Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. Successors to Carey & Co., 1839. 1st US book edition (VanderPoel B125(2); cf. Edgar & Vail, p. 18; Gimbel A43, 'fourth copy'). i-ii, 3-5, vi - viii, 13 - 403, [1 (blank)], [4] pp, double column of text. Adverts last 4 pages. Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins; Stereotyped by J. Fagan, Philadelphia. 40 inserted plates after PHIZ redrawn [primarily] by Yeager. 10" x 6". Signed in 6s. Original publisher's brown muslin cloth, with gilt stamped spine (professionally recased). Bit of cloth bubbling to front board. Usual foxing to paper. Period [1840] signature of Capt H B Sawyer, USN. A VG copy. Item #27559.1

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