Lot 434: Dickens (Charles). American Notes for General Circulation, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1st issue, Chapman and Hall, 1842, 1st issue with second contents page of volume 1 misnumbered 'p.xvi', half-titles present, single advertisement leaf at front of volume 1 and half-title to volume 2 with contemporary ownership signature at head, 6pp. publisher's advertisements at rear of volume 2, endpapers to volume 1 with some marginal water-staining, near contemporary armorial bookplate of James McBryde, St. Helens, on front pastedowns (laid down over an earlier bookplate), rough-trimmed edges foxed, original blindstamped reddish-brown horizontally-ribbed cloth gilt, spines faded and slightly frayed at ends, 8vo Smith II, 3. (1)
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