DEALINGS With The FIRM Of DOMBEY And SON, Wholesale, Retail, and For Exportation. Number XV. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.
DEALINGS With The FIRM Of DOMBEY And SON, Wholesale, Retail, and For Exportation. Number XV.

DEALINGS With The FIRM Of DOMBEY And SON, Wholesale, Retail, and For Exportation. Number XV.

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1847. 1st US edition (Gimbel A104; Edgar & Vail, p. 24; Smith AMERICAN, 7; VanderPoel B197(1); Wilkins, p. 25). Pp 677 - 724 [= 48]. Illustrated with 2 plates ["Florence parts from a very old friend" & "Mr Dombey and his confidential agent"] after Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"], redrawn & engraved on wood by J. W. Orr. 7-1/2" x 5". Printed brown paper wrappers. Soiling & staining to wrappers, with some chipping & edgewear. Some foxing to text block. Good. Item #40340.1

Wiley & Putnam were the first of the US houses to hit the streets with Dickens' new novel, beginning with Part I issued October 1846.

A quite scarce edition, especially in comparison to the UK parts issue, which shows up with some regularity.

Price: $95.00

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