Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1841. [Short Stories] FIRST EDITION THUS. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp. 367 . Publisher's blue quarter morocco, with gilt titles to spine and brown cloth over boards. All edges speckled red. With a loosely inserted etching of 'The Pic-nic' at rear. Bound by Birdball and Son. Light spotting throughout, with heavy offsetting to endpapers and two bookplates to front pastedown. Quite heavy wear and sunning to spine. A very good copy. A collection of writings initially published to raise funds for the widow and children of John Macrone, who had been the publisher of Dickens's first book. Item #62671
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