Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1868. 1st publication (Eckel, p. 200; NCBEL III, 825). Divers paginations. Binders blanks. Illustrated with 4 plates, as supplied by the former owner. Tall 8vo. 9-5/8" x 6-1/8". Early 20th C. 3/4 green morocco binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG. Original front wrappers bound-in. Spine sunned to a mellow golden tan. Minor extremity wear. Withal, a handsome VG+ copy. Item #3618.7
Dickens wrote this piece specifically for his close friend, James T. Fields, with this being its first appearance. The UK edition not published till 10 years later.