London: John Macrone, 1837.
Hardcover. First edition, second issue. 12mo. , vi, 377, pp., engraved frontispiece, engraved title, and eight additional plates. Complete with the ten etched plates by George Cruikshank, and the final catalogue of Macrone's publications dated December 1836. Page vi is mis-numbered "viii"; the list of illustrations gives "Vauxhall Gardens by Day" twice by mistake and omits the final plate: "Mr. Minns and his Cousin." In the original publisher's pink cloth with embossed wreath centerpieces on both boards, and the black pigmented lettering panels on the spine. Small ownership stamp on the rear pastedown. The front joint is split with the front board still attached at the spine ends, rear joint partially split, else a good copy of Dickens's first book. *Eckel* pp.12-13.