London: Chapman & Hall, 1837. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Quarto. Very Good+. Item #08422
A very good+ First Edition bound by Bumpus Ltd of Oxford in three quarter leather and cloth boards with raised bands spine, gilt lettering spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated by R. Seymour and H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). With engraved frontispiece, title page, and 41 full page engraved plates within text (43 total engraved plates). Includes the two supressed plates by Buss (facing pp. 69 and 74). Footnote p. 9. "S. Veller line 5 p. 342. Pickwick misspelled "Picwkick" header p. 375. "this friends" on line 21 of p. 400, flawed "f" in "of" in the header p. 432. Bound from parts. Age toning to plates. Minimal edge wear spine and coveres. xiv, 609 pp. A very nice copy.