Oliver Twist, or, the Parish Boy's Progress, by "Boz".
DICKENS Charles (1838.)
£5500.00 [First Edition]
Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.
Three volumes. First edition, first issue. 8vo. Original reddish-brown fine-diaper cloth. London, Richard Bentley.
The first issue, having both the first state title page attributing the work to 'Boz' and the first 'Fireside' plate by George Cruikshank, at the end of volume three, which was cancelled by Dickens and replaced with another plate for the second and third issues.
Spines slightly faded, as usual, but the gilt remains bright; ends of spine and corners slightly bumped, otherwise an excellent set. Bookplates of Philip Greely Brown and small label of M.C. Lang in each volume on the front paste-downs. Podeschi A27. In a quarter-morocco folding case.
Stock Code: 130374