Charles Dickens - The Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club. (early edition) - 1837

Description
Charles Dickens - The Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club. (early edition) - 1837
Literature - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates - Book

Edition: Chapman and Hall. London.
Probable 1st edition. 1837
Printing: Bradbury and Evans

Illustrator: R. Seymour and Phiz.

Dimensions: 21 x 13.5 x 4.5 cm
Paging: XIV + 609 pp. [43] engraving

It's the first novel published by C. Dickens, and this is one of its first editions.

Half leather binding in green goatskin. The book has been bound by a master binder and has preserved the spine of the original binding. Green hard cover in durable embossed paper.

Complete interior, except for the first engraving at the beginning of the book.
Intact: no signs of bookworm or water stains.
Clean, with minor natural foxing on the engravings.
Minor repairs from the early 20th century. Minor tears of 0.5 cm at the edges in four sheets, they don’t affect the text, only the margins, and have been professionally restored with Japanese Ph-neutral tape.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Charles Dickens
Book Title
The Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club. (early edition)
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1837
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Chapman and Hall. London.
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
609
Dimensions
21×13.5 cm
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