Item #50992 The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. With Illustrations by "Phiz". Two Volumes in One. Charles Dickens, Boz, 1812 - 1870.
The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. With Illustrations by "Phiz". Two Volumes in One.

The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. With Illustrations by "Phiz". Two Volumes in One.

New - York: James Turney, Jr., 1839. 1st edition thus, i.e., 1st Turney One-volume edition (American Imprints 55377; Smith AMERICAN 4, p. 144 - 146; VanderPoel B127; Wilkins, p. 16). Not found in Edgar & Vail, nor the McGuire Catalogue. This edition also not in the Calinescu Catalogue, though see #41, for an edition with a single plate. Cf. Gimbel A-46, for an edition with 2 plates. x, 624 pp. Lawrence portrait of Dickens as frontispiece. 39 inserted plates by Phiz. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-5/8". Original publisher's brown cloth binding, with gilt stamped lettering to spine. Volume quite worn & shaken. Spine sunned, with faded gilt. Foxing. Plate at p. 488 with 2" horizontal tear to fore-edge [no loss]. Withal, a Good copy of this rare edition of Dickens' classic work that brought attention to the challenging lives of Yorkshire school children. Item #50992

Price: $495.00

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