Dealings With The Firm Of Dombey And Son - Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation
by Charles Dickens with illustrations by Hablot K. Browne
(Bradbury & Evans - First Edition, 1848)
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A Good First Edition early printing copy of Dickens' novel.
Not the first printing ("Captain" spelt correctly on the last line of page 324) but with the following First Edition points:
- Cuttle's hook mistakenly on his left hand in the Title Page engraving and the plate opposite page 238
- last 5th and 6th lines on page 284 read "Delight" instead of "Joy"
- the word "if" missing from the beginning of line 9 on page 426 and
- no full stop at the end of the last line of page 582
Book Condition - Good: Hardback, xiv + 624 pages with 40 mono illustrations including the frontispiece and Title Page vignette.
Rebound in half morocco with replacement spine and endpapers, no half title or list of plates (pages xv - xvi).
Moderate to significant general wear and rubbing to the morocco and grey cloth boards, securely bound, no previous ownership inscriptions, internally very clean with moderate to significant foxing to a number of the plates and occasional light soiling / creasing, short closed tear to leading edge of plate opposite page 151.
Total weight with packaging 1.2Kg.
Dealings With The Firm Of Dombey And Son - Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation by Charles Dickens with illustrations by Hablot K. Browne (Bradbury & Evans - First Edition, 1848)
Somer Books, Midsomer Norton, Bath, England