Lot 88 of 428:
Dickens' Little Dorrit   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Little Dorrit

Author:
Dickens, Charles

Place:
London

Publisher:
Bradbury and Evan

Date:
1857

Description:

xiv, 625 pp. Illustrated with 40 plates from etchings by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), including the 8 "dark plates" and the added pictorial title page and frontispiece. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8½x5¼") 19th century half gilt-ruled morocco & marbled boards, spine tooled & lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. First Edition in book form.

First issue with: signature BB2 misprinted as "B2" at page 371; "William" instead of "Frederick" on page 317, line 27; and the name "Rigaud" appears instead of "Blandois" on pages 469, 470, 472, and 473. Several errors noted in three-line errata on page xiv.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing to extremities, wear to spine head; moderate marginal darkening/foxing to plates, ownership signature of A. Louisa Cohen dated July 29th, 1857 to top of title page; very good or better.


 
Item number:
281838
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