DICKENS, Charles DICKENS, Charles

DOMBEY AND SON

London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848.

First Edition, first issue, with all the first issue points present: without the page number entry for the frontispiece and vignette (list pf plates); no quotation marks around “Party” (fourth item down in the list of plates); p248 has “Delight” instead of “Joy”; p26,...

London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848.

First Edition, first issue, with all the first issue points present: without the page number entry for the frontispiece and vignette (list pf plates); no quotation marks around “Party” (fourth item down in the list of plates); p248 has “Delight” instead of “Joy”; p26,...

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London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848.

First Edition, first issue, with all the first issue points present: without the page number entry for the frontispiece and vignette (list pf plates); no quotation marks around “Party” (fourth item down in the list of plates); p248 has “Delight” instead of “Joy”; p26, line 11 - has “fidgetty”; p40, lines 16 and 17 have “shewed” and “shewn” for “showed” and “shown”; p324 - last word on the page spelt as “Capatin” not “Captain”; on vignette titlepage, Cuttle has a hook on his left hand. 8vo. (220 mm); xvi, 624 pp. With 40 steel engraved plates (as called for in the list of plates) by Hablot Knight Browne (”Phiz”) including the frontispiece and titlepage vignette (counted as two); plates only moderately toned and spotted, many actually quite bright and clean. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled sides, with slightly rubbed gilt spine with red label lettered in gilt; edges of the boards rubbed; page edges marbled; short, closed tear to p285/86 with no loss of text. All endpapers present and clean. A Fine antiquarian copy of Dombey, Dickens’s novel about a shipping firm which was originally issued in 19 monthly parts of 32 pages each between 1846 and 1848 under the full title “Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation”. This is the first issue of the first edition in book form, published 1848. 

London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848.

First Edition, first issue, with all the first issue points present: without the page number entry for the frontispiece and vignette (list pf plates); no quotation marks around “Party” (fourth item down in the list of plates); p248 has “Delight” instead of “Joy”; p26, line 11 - has “fidgetty”; p40, lines 16 and 17 have “shewed” and “shewn” for “showed” and “shown”; p324 - last word on the page spelt as “Capatin” not “Captain”; on vignette titlepage, Cuttle has a hook on his left hand. 8vo. (220 mm); xvi, 624 pp. With 40 steel engraved plates (as called for in the list of plates) by Hablot Knight Browne (”Phiz”) including the frontispiece and titlepage vignette (counted as two); plates only moderately toned and spotted, many actually quite bright and clean. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled sides, with slightly rubbed gilt spine with red label lettered in gilt; edges of the boards rubbed; page edges marbled; short, closed tear to p285/86 with no loss of text. All endpapers present and clean. A Fine antiquarian copy of Dombey, Dickens’s novel about a shipping firm which was originally issued in 19 monthly parts of 32 pages each between 1846 and 1848 under the full title “Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation”. This is the first issue of the first edition in book form, published 1848. 

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When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

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