The Mystery of Edwin Drood
London: Chapman & Hall, 1870. First Edition. In original six parts, including first state of No. 6, with price cancel mounted to upper wrapper; uniformly bound in original blue-green pictorial wrappers; 12 plates and tissue guards present; additional illustrated advertisements, including one lithographed in colors at rear of No. 1 and another advertising cork hats printed on cork bound in rear of No. 2. Wrappers of No. 1 quite worn and darkened with old paper reinforcement to match but now rather equally ragged; spines are all partially perished at base, old stain to No. 3, else a Near Very Good or better set housed in custom cloth and paper-covered slipcase. GIMBEL A154.