The Novels and Tales of Charles Dickens, (Boz).

Philadelphia, (PA): Lea and Blanchard, 1846. Early collected American edition of Dickens's writings (preceded by a similar New York, 1842, edition). 8vo. 3 volumes: (2), 371, 362; (2), 212, 268, 323; 403, 320 pp. (printed double-column). Illustrated; extra title page for each novel; publisher's ads. Prints Pickwick Club, Master Humphrey's Clock, Oliver Twist, Sketches by Boz, Barnaby Rudge, Nicholas Nickleby, and Martin Chuzzlewit. OCLC locates three copies (Wesleyan, Yale, Princeton), giving the date "1846-1848"; this copy is dated 1846 throughout. Original brown cloth (spine ends a little worn), gilt spine titles. Several leaves in volume three badly foxed, else very good and quite scarce in the original bindings in nice condition. (1430) $1,500.00. Item #54499

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