OLIVER TWIST, by Charles Dickens, (BOZ!); In Two Volumes. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.
OLIVER TWIST, by Charles Dickens, (BOZ!); In Two Volumes.

OLIVER TWIST, by Charles Dickens, (BOZ!); In Two Volumes.

Cincinnati: Published by U. P. James, 1839. 1st edition thus (American Imprints 55382). Cf. Smith, AMERICAN 3, p. 115. iv, 216; [2], 196 pp. Cancel title leaves in both volumes [from a comparison to our 1839 2 vol Lea & Blanchard copy, apparently using the L&B sheets, an aspect not recorded by Smith]. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-1/2". Original publisher's rose-colored, ribbon-embossed quarter cloth over drab boards [both volumes rebacked at some point in the past]. Printed paper title labels to spine. Wear & soiling. Volumes a bit cocked, with wear & chipping to title labels [Vol I mostly worn away]. Usual foxing. Evidence of bookplate removal. Withal, an About Very Good copy of this rare edition of Twist. Item #45745.1

Price: $1,500.00

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