London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. Very Good. Item #08397
First issue binding and first issue text. Dicken's bibliographer Walter E. Smith's copy with his signature, and the very copy which is shown in 2 black and white illustrations, in his bibliography. Original publisher's olive green moire cloth binding, blocked in blind with gilt lettering spine showing "Price 5/-" at foot, original yellow coated endpapers. Cloth fading, inner hinges cracked, bookplate front pastdown, otherwise very good. [i-vii], viii, [1-3], 4-352 pp.