London 1850 (i.e. May 1849-November 1850
by Dickens, Charles
London 1850 (i.e. May 1849-November 1850: Bradbury and Evans. First Edition. The present set collates complete, with ALL the ads and slips called for by Hatton & Cleaver; ALL wrappers are correct. Twenty monthly parts in 19; octavo, [i-vii]viii[ix]x-xii[xiii]xiv[xv-xvi], 2-624. Forty inserted plates, including the frontis and vignette title. Plates are very good to fine, the majority being fine. Spines expertly renewed on several parts. The subscriber's name appears on the front wrap of 10 parts. The scarce Lett's Diary in part VIII has the leaf which folds out to 26 inches and 7 specimen leaves. In part XII, the "Industry of All Nations" ad is unopened. Internally clean and bright throughout - an outstanding set in every respect. Housed in a turn-of-the-Century red full-leather pull-off-top solander clipcase, with chemise. Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 253-272.
(Inventory #: 09151)