Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 193

Price Realized: $ 2,210
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
DICKENS, CHARLES. The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences, & Observation of David Copperfield. 20 parts in 19. Illustrated by Hablot K. Browne. 8vo, original blue-green pictorial printed wrappers, spines expertly repaired, Number 1 with few marginal short closed tears along fore-edge of front wrapper, Number 18 with tear at top edge of front wrapper with no loss of text; minimal foxing to plates; housed in cloth fall-back box. First edition in the original monthly parts. The "Copperfield Advertiser" in all parts (but for No. XII) and other inserted advertisements. Early issue with the Lett's Diaries ad comprising the fold-out advert accompanied by 6 speciment leaves dated from 1848 to 1850. Hatton and Cleaver pp. 251-272. London: Bradbury & Evans, May 1849-November 1850