May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 87

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
DICKENS, CHARLES. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Lacking half-title. 43 engraved plates by R. Seymour, R.W. Buss, and Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 dark green morocco, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, minor rubbing to extremities; intermittent foxing. London: Chapman and Hall, 1837

Additional Details

first edition in book form, with the suppressed Buss plates on pages 69 and 74. Textual points as follows: page 43, second paragraph below Chapter V, line 1 reads "ruined wall" in the singular; with the signature misprint on p. 261, reading X2; with signature "E" present on p. 25; and additional engraved title reading "Veller." Grolier English 78; Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 3-88; Smith I:3.