Little Dorrit...With Illustrations By H. K. Browne. Charles Dickens.

Little Dorrit...With Illustrations By H. K. Browne.

London: Bradbury & Evans, Bouverie Street, [December, 1855 - June, 1857]. 8vo., 20 monthly parts in 19 as issued, 32, 16, [1]-32, 4, [4], 4, [1], [1], 16; 12, 33-64, [1], [8], [2], [2], [4]; 12, 65-96, 4; 12, [97]-128, [2], [2], [4]; 12, 129-160, [2], [1], 16; 12, 161-192, 8, 4, [2], [2], [4]; 12, 193-224, 4, [2], [2], 4; 12, 225-256, [4], [3], 2; 12, 257-288, 4, [4]; 12, 289-320, [4], [2], 4; 12, [321]-352; 353-384, [4], [4], [1]; 12, 12, 385-416, 24, [4]; 12, 417-448, [4], [1-2], [2], [3-4], [2], [8]; 12, 449-480, [4]; 8, [1], 481-512, [4], [4]; 12, 513-544, [2]; 12, 545-576, [4], [2]; 12, 577-625, xiv pp., with 40 engraved plates including frontis and title vignette with tissue guards. Original printed blue wrappers with trade advertisements to inner sides as well as outside back wrappers, with a variety of publishers ads, and slips bound-in. Wrappers have sustained a varying amount of chipping and wear, plates are foxed and damp stained, most of the parts have been repaired, otherwise a good set with most of the advertising slips intact. First edition in original parts, with the white “Missing” slip intact in part 16. “In this book Dickens made a second assault on the archaism of imprisonment for debt...” Eckel 82-86. This was the last of the big novels published by Bradbury & Evans after a dispute over the publishing of Dickens marital intranquilities. Hatton and Cleaver 307-330. Thomson 73. Item #108491

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