Bleak House.
Bleak House.

Bleak House.

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. H. K. Browne. ["Phiz"]. First edition. Illustrated with a steel-etched frontispiece, etched title leaf, and 39 etched plates.

8vo. [218 x 139 x 50 mm]. [9], viii-xvi, 624 pp. Finely bound in contemporary half Morocco, marbled paper boards, spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, the second lettered in gilt. Scattered, marginal foxing. Rubbing to spine and corners. Fine. Item #6

Originally published in 20 numbers in 19 parts (the last two numbers published in one part) between March 1852 and September 1853. Published in one volume 12th Sept. 1853. 1st edition issue points present: "elgble" on page 19 line 6; "chair" on page 209, line 23; "counsinship" on page 275 line 22 (Sadleir, 682).

Inscription to fly-leaf: MC. from S.P. 1955[?].

Price: $1,000.00

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