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Oliver Twist or The Parish Boy's Progress - Complete in Three Volumes

'Boz' Charles Dickens


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Ref. 093139   

Published By: Richard Bentley 1838 (London)

A wonderful first edition, first issue set. Complete in three volumes. 'Fireside' plate opposite page 313 in Vol 3 as required. All volumes with 'Boz' as the author to the title page (later issues/editions had Charles Dickens). In the original ribbed cloth bindings, with gilt titles to the spine and arabesque cartouche to the boards. A couple of light marks, minor shelf wear to the extremities but on the whole a nice, well preserved set. Original yellow endpapers to each. Previous owners neat inscription to the ffep of vol 2 & 3, and the front pastedown of vol 1. The first two volumes both complete with the half titles, volume three has the advertisement for Bentley's standard library as required. Contains 24 etched plates by George Cruikshank. Plates with some foxing to the margins, but in good condition otherwise. Contents with very occasional light foxing but generally in nice clean condition. Bindings tight, with scarcely any cracking to the endpapers. An iconic scarce set, particularly as the first issue and in such nice condition. Vol 1 331 + [4] ads. Vol 2 307pp Vol 3 315pp 

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hard Back

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