The UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.


London: Chapman and Hall, 1866. 1st edition thus (Smith II, 11n9; cf. Flake/Draper 2830, citing a later edition). Issue with Pinwell credited on the t.p.; no priority established. viii, 204 pp (double column). Frontispiece by G. J. Pinwell. 8vo. 7-3/4" x 5-1/8". Publisher's original green cloth binding with elaborate gilt stamping to spine, with boards stamped, in blind, with publisher's medallion: "The Works of Charles Dickens. Cheap Editions" Slight lean, bit of wear at the tips. Binder ticket to rear paste-down ["Bound by Victure & Co. City Road. London"]. A solid VG - VG+ copy;. Item #37135.3

This the first book appearance of 11 additional sketches, cf. Smith II, pp, 86-87 for the list, which includes no. XX, "Bound for the Great Salt Lake" [Flake/Draper incorrectly giving 1868 as the first book publication].

Price: $325.00

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