Lot 135 of 478:
Dickens Bleak House First Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Bleak House

Author:
Dickens, Charles

Place:
London

Publisher:
Bradbury and Evans

Date:
1853

Description:

xvi, 624 pp. Illustrated with 40 plates by H.K. Browne ("Phiz"), including the frontispiece and additional title-page. (8vo) 21x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼"), 19th century black half calf and marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, gilt-topped raised bands. First Edition in book form.

With all three typographical errors called for in the first edition: pp. 19, line 6: "elgble"; pp. 209, line 23: "chair" instead of "hair"; and pp. 275, line 22: "counsinship" instead of cousinship." Half title not present. Hatton & Cleaver p.275; Smith I, 10.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding rubbed, joints and hinges cracking; very good.


 
Item number:
285684
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