first edition Original publisher's reddish brown printed paper covers. Custom red cloth chemise in deep maroon quarter leather slipcase w
1846 · New York
by Dickens, Charles [1812 - 1870]. McCutcheon, George Barr - Former Owner
New York: Wiley & Putnam, 161 Broadway, 1846. 1st edition thus, and 2nd US edition (Smith AMERICAN, pp 66 - 69. Original publisher's reddish brown printed paper covers. Custom red cloth chemise in deep maroon quarter leather slipcase with red cloth sides. While square & tight, with little extremity wear, the front wrapper is nearly detached. Prior bookseller penciled pricing to top of the first page. Bookplate of George Barr McCutcheon [cf. Lot 92, his 1926 sale]. With a nod to the front wrapper, Very Good. The attractive slipcase shows modest extremity wear, VG+.. , 97, 1 (blank)] pp. 12mo. 7-1/2" x 5"
Rarely offered in the trade, this the first time in our 30 year career we've had this edition in stock, and this one with the nice McCutcheon provenance.
(Inventory #: 46978)