Item #126018 Great Expectations. Charles Dickens.
Great Expectations.
Great Expectations.
Great Expectations.

Great Expectations.

1861. London: Chapman & Hall, 1861.

3 vols. 8vo, (iv), 344; (ii), 351, (1); (ii), 344 pp. Three quarter morocco, green cloth sides, marbled edges and endpapers, backstrips with raised bands, ruled in gilt, with red and green title labels. Backstrips and board edges a little worn and scuffed, contents near fine with only very occasional spotting. A unusually bright set internally with the armorial bookplates of Jonathan Latimer Collens and small ticket of the renowned Chaucer's Head bookshop in each volume.

§ First edition, first issue in book form, with no edition statements on the title page. An unusually fine copy with all the necessary points in Clarendon Appendix D and all points noted by Smith save for the two which he noted appeared only in Sadleir's copy. Bound without terminal adverts to vol. III; Smith states that not all copies were issued with adverts. Smith I, 14. Item #126018

Price: $39,500.00

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