Lot 232: Charles Dickens Bleak House First Edition

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:11:25

Lot 232: Author: Dickens, Charles. Title: Bleak House. Place Published: London. Publisher: Bradbury and Evans. Date Published: 1853. Description: xvi, 624 pp. Illustrated with 40 plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"), including the frontispiece and additional title-page. (8vo) period half green calf and marbled boards, gilt-lettered morocco spine label. First Edition in book form, bound from the original parts. With all three typographical errors called for in the first edition: pp. 19, line 6: "elgble"; pp. 209, line 23: "chair" instead of "hair"; and pp. 275, line 22: "counsinship" instead of cousinship." Lacks half title. Lightly worn, hinges cracked, bookplate; light foxing; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $200-300
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