Bleak House

London: Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1853.

Price: $400.00

Hardcover. First edition, with several first issue points per Smith. Octavo. pp. [i-vii] viii-xvi, [1] 2-624. With the half-title leaf. Illustrated with 39 (of 40) engraved plates by H.K. Browne, including the frontispiece and vignette title-page. This copy lacks one engraved plate: (“Shadow”). Bound in contemporary half calf and marbled paper over boards, gilt spine with red titling label, edges marbled. Contemporary small ownership signature in ink on the front fly leaf and in very light pencil on the engraved title page. Scattered rubbing and wear to the board edges and joints, scattered foxing, very good. *Smith*, (Part 1:10).

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