Lot 49 of 455:
Nicholas Nickleby 1st ed. in book form  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Place:
London
Publisher:
Chapman and Hall
Date:
1839
Description:

[iii]-xvi, 624 pp. (lacking half-title page). Illustrated with 40 plates designed and etched by Phiz except the steel-engraved portrait frontispiece after Daniel Maclise. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8¼x5¼") finely bound full polished tan calf, gilt-ruled borders, raised bands, gilt spine compartments, gilt-ruled edges, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. Binding by L. Broca. First Edition in Book Form.

First issue points with "visiter" for "sister" on p. 123 and "latter" for "letter", "flys" for flies on p. 245, and "visiters" for "visitors" on p. 272. First issue points for first four plates. Smith Vol. I, 5.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing to spine, edges and corners, front joint starting, spine sunned slightly; front hinge cracked, light foxing, plates somewhat toned; very good.
 
Item number:
309779a
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