Item #013083 OLIVER TWIST. Charles. Cruikshank Dickens, George, illustrations by.
OLIVER TWIST
OLIVER TWIST
OLIVER TWIST
OLIVER TWIST

OLIVER TWIST

London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition of Dicken's second novel in publishers blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt to spine. Second issue Vol I , with the title-page authorship credit to Charles Dickens (instead of "Boz") and with the "church" version of the final plate (instead of the "fireside"). Presumed first issue of Vol II with "Boz" (not Dickens) identified as author on title page. First issue of volume III with "pilaster" instead of "pier" or "pedestal" on page 164. Spines slightly cocked, and front hinge revealed in volumes I and III. Some loss at spine ends. One plate in Vol I sprung. All collate as required. An unsophisticated trio showing its natural, uniform age. Good. Item #013083

Price: $2,750.00