Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. The Second Series. Complete in One Volume. Charles Dickens.
Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. The Second Series. Complete in One Volume

Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. The Second Series. Complete in One Volume

John Macrone, 1836. Edition: 1st Edition , Binding: Contemporary Half Morrocco with marbled boards, marbled end papers. Five raised bands in six compartments. Gilt titles on two and three, spine with gilt floral motifs. , Notes: Second Series was hastily released for Christmas sales with a large number of inconsistent variants. As a consequence of this variety, our example, though complete, is without the following three plates: “Vauxhall Gardens by Day”, “A Pickpocket in Custody”, and “Mr. John Dounce”. The Table of Contents also erroneously lists “Vauxhall Gardens by Day” twice, and omits “Mr. Minns and his Cousin”. , Size: 8vo (128 x 195mm), Illustration: Illustrated with frontispiece and 6 plates by George Cruikshank. , Provenance: Ex. Libris: Abel E. Berland. , Pages: P. Half Title, Blank, Illustrated Title, Blank, Full Title, Printer’s Imprint, Preface (i-iii), Blank, Contents (vii-viii), 1-377 (25 mispag. as 52, 32 mispag. as 23, 62 mispag. as 46)., Category: Book Literature. Book is in very good condition, top edge gilt, occasional faint browning. Handsome copy in original crimson half morocco. Item #B4414

Edition: 1st Edition , Binding: Contemporary Half Morrocco with marbled boards, marbled end papers. Five raised bands in six compartments. Gilt titles on two and three, spine with gilt floral motifs. , Notes: Second Series was hastily released for Christmas sales with a large number of inconsistent variants. As a consequence of this variety, our example, though complete, is without the following three plates: “Vauxhall Gardens by Day”, “A Pickpocket in Custody”, and “Mr. John Dounce”. The Table of Contents also erroneously lists “Vauxhall Gardens by Day” twice, and omits “Mr. Minns and his Cousin”. , Size: 8vo (128 x 195mm), Illustration: Illustrated with frontispiece and 6 plates by George Cruikshank. , Provenance: Ex. Libris: Abel E. Berland. , Pages: P. Half Title, Blank, Illustrated Title, Blank, Full Title, Printer’s Imprint, Preface (i-iii), Blank, Contents (vii-viii), 1-377 (25 mispag. as 52, 32 mispag. as 23, 62 mispag. as 46)., Category: Book Literature.

Price: $1,250.00

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