DOMBEY And SON. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

DOMBEY And SON.

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1848. 1st edition thus, and the 3rd US edition (Edgar & Vail, pp. 24 - 25; cf Gimbel A109, for an edition with 36 plates). Not in the McGuire collection. viii, [9] - 320 pp. Novel text in double column. Illustrated with a frontis, title page vignette & 38 inserted engravings, all after the originals by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") by Gilbert & Gihon. 8vo. 9-3/8" x 5-3/4". Original publisher's brown vertically-ribbed cloth with gilt stamped lettering/design to spine & boards stamped in blind (professionally rebacke). Eps renewed. Usual foxing to text paper; however, the plates are comparatively, and uncommonly, clean. Leaf H1 with reinforcement to right margin. Withal, a VG+ copy. Item #30012.1

Price: $500.00

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