Sketches By Boz. Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People

London: Chapman and Hall 1859. New Edition, Complete. Medium octavo, pps.(viii); 526; [2], blank. Illustrated with forty engraved plates by George Cruikshank. Publisher's blind-stamped olive green cloth with backstrip ruled in five compartments, lettered in gilt to the second and fourth panels, coated peach-coloured endpapers, edges untrimmed. Internally clean, binder's ticket 'Bound by Burn' to rear pastedown, inner paper joints strong. Cloth shows some gentle wear only, with a short tear at the crown, backstrip sunned to a pleasing brown. A most attractive nineteenth century copy in the single-volume format (the first edition was published in three volumes). Author's first book. Item #40887

Price: £225.00

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