Princeton: Published for the University of Cincinnati by Princeton University Press, 1955. 1st edition. xvii. [1 (blank)], 318 pp (including index). Illustrated. 8vo. Pale green cloth binding. Pale green dust jacket. Now a classic of Dickensian Literary Criticism, as Professor Ford traces the shifts of reception received by Dickens' writings.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1887. 1st edition thus. The Victoria Edition. 2 volumes. Illustrated in photogauvre after the originals. Royal 8vo. Blue-green cloth with gilt stamping. Issued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Victoria's reign. Incorporates all illustrations and the many prefaces written by Dickens for the various editions during his lifetime.
New York & London: George D. Sproul, 1908. "Autograph Edition". 1st edition thus (Gimbel D-148; NCBEL III, 784). SIGNED by Dowden. Limited to 250 cc. 2 volumes (xxxiii, , 373, [1 (blank)]; xvi, 407 pp [including Index]). Each volume with an original frontispiece by William Rainey, R.I., SIGNED by Rainey...
London: Chapman & Hall, 1913. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 840). xi, , 319,  pp. Frontis of the author. Inserted plate [of Dickens] facing p. 160. 8vo. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Crotch, a turn-of-the-century journalist, takes one of the first systematic looks at Dickens, the man with the social conscious.