BLEAK HOUSE. In Two Volumes.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1853. 1st US book edition (Smith AMERICAN, p. 315). Not in Gimbel, nor VanderPoel. 2 volumes: xvi, 480; , 481 - 936, 4 pp. 4 page publisher catalogue concludes volume II [variance from that noted by Smith]. Illustrated with a frontis of Dickens & 37 plates [v1: 19; v2:18] after Phiz, re-engraved by Lossing-Barritt. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 5-1/8". Original publisher's straight grain, morocco grain blue cloth binding with gilt stamping to spine. Volumes professionlly rebacked, ~ 85 - 90% of original spine cloth laid-down. Age-toning. Usual foxing. A VG set. Item #46973.1
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