FOUR PLATES Engraved Under the Superintendence of Hablot K. Browne and Robert Young, to Illustrate the Cheap Edition of "BARNABY RUDGE." EMMA HAREDALE, DOLLY VARDEN, BARNABY And HUGH, MRS. VARDEN And MIGGS. Published with the Approbation of Mr. Charles Dickens.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1849. 1st edition thus (Gimbel H1002 [second set]; NCBEL III, 795; VanderPoel B171). Plates on plate paper, no tissue guards. Wrappers: 10-1/4" x 6-13/16". Plates: 10-15/16" x 7". Housed in the publisher's printed, pale blue-green portfolio-style paper-wrappers. "Price One Shilling." Wrappers beginning to separate along spine fold. Edge rash to plates. Minor soiling. A VG set. Item #46721
An uncommon piece of Dickensiana, this the first time we've handled the set with these larger dimensions [the previous measuring 7-5/8" x 5"].
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