SKETCHES BY BOZ. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.


London: Chapman & Hall, 1850. 1st Cheap edition (in volume form). xiv, [2], 303, [1 (blank)] pp. Text double column. Frontispiece. 8vo. Period tan half-leather binding with marbled paper boards. Modest shelf wear. Period pos to ffep. Light foxing to end sheets. A VG copy. Item #4967.5

The "Cheap" edition the first systematic reissuance of Dickens' works and begun in 1847, with Pickwick Papers, in weekly, monthly & volume formats. The edition characterised by the double column format and illustrated solely with a frontispiece, and contains a new preface by Dickens written expressly for this edition.

Price: $200.00

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