Lot 91 of 338:
Second Edition of Dickens' first book  

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Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Place:
London
Publisher:
John Macrone
Date:
1836
Description:

Two volumes. Sixteen plates after drawings by Cruikshank. (8vo) original green pebbled cloth, gilt lettering; enclosed in cloth slipcase.  Second Edition.

Dickens' first book, a collection of stories and sketches that appeared in various London periodicals. This edition issued about seven months after the first, with a new two-page preface by Dickens dated August 1, 1836.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Cloth worn with minor repairs; volume two neatly recased with white endpapers; edges of pages a little browned; very good.
 
Item number:
303467a
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