The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, His Relatives, Friends and Enemies: Comprising His Wills and His Ways: With an Historical Record of What He Did, and What He Didn't: Showing, Moreover, Who Inherited the Family Plate, Who Came in for the Silver Spoons, and Who for the Wooden Ladles. The Whole Forming a Complete Key to the House of Chuzzlewit.; By Charles Dickens, Esq. Author of 'American Notes,' 'Barnaby Rudge,' &c. &c. &c. Monthly Serial Supplement to The New World.

New York: J. Winchester, New World Press. [1844]. 1st US book edition (Calinescu Collection, Part I, 59; Gimbel A77; Smith American 6.3). Not in the McGuire Collection catalogue, the VanderPoel catalogue, nor Wilkins. [4], 150, [2 (blank)] pp. Text double column. 11" x 7-1/2". Later black leather spine, with printed paper title label, over period brown cloth covered boards. General wear to boards with board showing at tips & edges. Browning & foxing to paper. A Good copy. Item #42550

Somewhat uncommon edition of this Dickens title; first time we've ever had it.

Price: $850.00

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