The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
Chapman and Hall
First Edition with Forty-Three Illustrations by R.Seymour and Phiz. Bound from the parts, half-title discarded, steel engraved frontispiece, additional first state 'Veller' vignette title, 41 plates, including the 2 Buss plates later suppressed, title page lightly soiled, occasional faint browning, unobtrusive water-staining KK3/KK4. Octavo. pp. [iii]-xiv + [ii] + 609. Late nineteenth century half red morocco, extremities slightly rubbed, backstrip (a little faded) with gilt single rule decorated raised bands between blind double rules, gilt lettered direct in second compartment and at foot, marbled sides and endpapers, bookseller's ticket and contemporary bookplate of Robert H. Mackworth-Praed on upper pastedown, upper wrapper to original part X bound in preceding frontispiece, t.e.g.
A book in Very Good condition in a Very Good binding.