Dombey and Son [Extra-Illustrated]. Charles DICKENS, H K. Browne.

Dombey and Son [Extra-Illustrated]

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First Edition. Mixed issue. Thick octavo (21.75cm.); recent three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt spine in 6 compartments, top edge gilt, new endpapers; xiv,[2],[xv]-xvi,624pp.; frontispiece and additional engraved title page with the title "Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation"; 41 additional plates of which 38 are called for, the extra comprised of portraits of three of the leading female characters (Florence, Edith, and Alice), also drawn by Browne. Plate facing p. 10 ("Miss Fox Introduces the Party") separated but present, plates consistently quite browned or foxed, a few bound in too tightly with title obscured, else contents Very Good in a fine new binding. GIMBEL A103; SMITH 8.

Price: $450.00

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