Dombey and Son. Charles Dickens.
Dombey and Son
Dombey and Son

Dombey and Son

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. H.K. Brown. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). xvi, 624pp. Half-bound light brown leather, tan cloth with 1/2" gilt eagle ornament, six compartment, five raised band spine with gilt title (Dombey & Son), gilt Dickens, wear to head/tail of spine and corners. Engraved frontispiece and engraved title (both browned to edges, Captain Cuttle's hook is on his left arm), then half-title and additional title page, eight line errata bound in following p. xiv, on [p. xv] no page listed for frontispiece and vignette, no quotation marks around "the party", on p. 14, "aint" has no apostrophe, on p. 26 "fidgetty", on p. 40 "shewed" and "shew" instead of showed and show, on p. 284 "Delight" instead of "Joy", on p. 324 Captain is spelled "Capatin", the "Dark Plate" is present on p. 547 and there is no period on the last line of p. 582. Text block is tight and unmarked. Includes a letter on Bloomingdales letterhead (1950's - phone numbers have words and 5 digit numbers) stating that "is a first edition as certified by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association, London England." Very good +. Item #1224

Price: $950.00

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