Item #140940185 Oliver Twist. Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank, Illustrations.
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

London: Richard Bentley, 1838.

First edition. First issue with Boz listed as the author on all title pages, and with the Fireside plate as the final plate in Volume III. [i-iv], [1]2-331[1, blank[, [4 ads]; [i-iv], [1]2-307[308]; [i-iv], [1]2-315[316] (no half-title called for in Vol. III.). Twenty-four inserted plates by George Cruikshank. Bound in publisher's primary original reddish-brown cloth decorated in blind arabesque pattern on on front cover with spine ruled in blind and lettered in gilt. Near Fine with slight fading to spines, cloth lightly marked. Several previous owner names and bookplates to front and rear pastedowns. Rear inner hinge of Volume I started at top. Spine cloth of Volume III partially split along rear joint and large corner of rear free endpaper has been filled in, otherwise free of restoration work. A fantastic set or one of Dickens' best-known works, in the original cloth. Item #140940185

Price: $13,500.00