The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (Original parts).

London (January 1843-July 1844): Chapman & Hall. First Edition. Original Wraps. Item #09560

ALL wrappers are correct. Substantially all ads and slips are present, as called for by Hatton & Cleaver, with the following exceptions: the rare "Foreign Travel" slip in part VII, which is known in only 6 copies; the "Pride of London slip in part XI and the "Temple of Fashion" slip in part XVI. ALL other ads, slips and Advertisers are present. Errata is 14 lines (the 13 line errata was correct, but changed to balance the format). Illustrated by Hablot K. Browne. Vignette title shows 5 studs in trunk lid. All plates are very good to fine; newer tissue guards are in place. Octavo, [i-vii]viii[ix]x-xii[xiii]xiv[xv-xvi], [1]2-624. An outstanding set, internally very clean and bright; minor soiling to a few wrappers; subscriber's name on front wrap of part XIII; most parts have spines expertly renewed. Armorial bookplate. Housed in a custom green quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise. Provenance: The Hatton & Cleaver collection, the Heritage Bookshop, Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 185-212.

Price: $4,800.00

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