Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. Successors to Carey & Co., 1838 - 1839. 1st US Edition, Parts Issue (Smith AMERICAN 4, pp. 123 - 134). Cf. Gimbel A42. 20 parts in 19 (lacking Part 17, with Part 18 in duplicate). Illustrated with plates, 2 per part, with 3 in the final part. 10-3/4" x 6-7/8". Original publisher's printed yellow paper wrappers, with Parts 2 - 14 with Alen Murcoch penciled to top of part's first plate indicating the bulk of the set compiled during publication. Showing some degree of wear to all parts, with a bit of foxing throughout, overall a Good - Very Good set. A per-part detailed condition report available on application. Item #46396
A quite rare early US set of Dickens in parts, at the time of cataloguing, we see no other sets currently on the market, and a check of auction records shows just one copy to auction in the last 20+ years, the Zita set in 2015.