London (1852, 1853, 1854): Bradbury and Evans. First Edition. 12mo. Near Fine. Item #08745
Three volumes in original reddish-brown cloth; first issue of all three volumes, with first state ads in volumes I, II and III, as well as the textual points called for by Walter Smith in his bibliography. Marbled edges and marbled end papers; half-titles in all three volumes. An outstanding set, internally clean and bright; bindings show only a trace of wear. Neat owner name on half-title of volume I; stain to rear board of volume III. Housed in a handsome 19th Century quarter-leather slipcase, with contemporary cloth dust jackets. Smith II, 10.