The Life of Charles Dickens. John FORSTER.

The Life of Charles Dickens

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1873-4. First American Edition. First printing of vols. II and III, with the 1873 impression of vol. I (rather than 1872). 12mo (19.5cm). In original purple publisher's cloth, beveled, titled in gold on spines, bust of Dickens to front boards; brown coated endpapers; leaf of ads at rear of vol. I, 8 leaves in vol. II; vol. I: (i-iv) v-xix (20) 21-418, [2] pp, II: [i-iv] v-xix [20] 21-494, [8] pp, III: [i-iv] v-xiv 21-600 pp; illustrated with both steel engravings and relief plates, with 13 illns in vol. I, 11 in vol. II, 9 in vol. III, complete. Tight, fresh copies, uniformly sunned at spines, but gilt titles legible: Very Good or better.

PODESCHI H188 (third and fourth copies listed with similar mixed impressions).

Price: $200.00

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