Lot 76: DICKENS, CHARLES. Dombey and Son.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: DICKENS, CHARLES. Dombey and Son. 20 parts in 19. Illustrated by Hablot K. Browne. 8vo, original blue-green pictorial printed wrappers, few backstrips skillfully repaired, mild edgewear; intermittent minor foxing; housed in cloth drop-back case. London: Bradbury & Evans, October 1846-April 1847
Notes: first edition in monthly parts. The "Dombey & Son Advertiser" in all parts and other inserted advertisements. Part 11, p. 324, first issue with "Capatin" misprint"; Part 14, page number 431 present but with earliest issue point on p. 426 (lacking "if"). Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 227-50.