The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby...With Numerous Illustrations by Phiz. Charles Dickens.

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby...With Numerous Illustrations by Phiz.

Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1839. [i-v], vi-viii, [13]- 404 pp. Illus. with 39 plates. 8vo. Half brown calf over marbled paper-covered boards, dark morocco spine label with gilt titles. First American edition. Boards rubbed, calf worn at edges and joints, spine a bit brittle, endpapers toned at edges, scattered foxing, 3 inch closed tear to plate at p. 110, tear to edge of one leaf, small chip to bottom margin of p. 109 and 404. Binding tight. About very good. Gimbel/ Podeschi A43. Amer. Imprints 55380. Item #25727

Double-column format. Illustrated by Phiz, re-engraved by J. Yeager. This copy does not appear bound with sheets from the parts issue, though unlike Gimbel's second copy, page iv is not a blank (containing the list of illustrations), none of the plates precedes the title page, nor is there a catalogue in the rear.

Price: $250.00

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