A Complete Set of the Original Parts

    Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit. With Illustrations by H.K. Browne. London: 1857. First edition, in original monthly parts: twenty numbers bound in nineteen, in the original blue printed wrappers. Octavo. [ i-v]vi-vii[viii-ix]x-xii[xiii] xiv, [1]2-625[626]. Forty inserted plates by "Phiz." Collates complete with all wrappers correct, all Advertisers, all back ads, and all slips. This title has two extra slips for Pearson and Son (not called-for). First state text in XV with "Rigaud" for "Blandois." As usual, parts rubbed and worn, with several wrappers detached, plates quite foxed, some occasional wear to text, plates or ads, page 3 of the "Ince" ad in part I is torn, page 5 of the Advertiser in part VII is missing half of the page, plate 2 in part I is torn. Still, a good set, housed in quarter morocco clamshell case, with the leather bookplate of Stephen Dryfoos.
    Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 305-333.

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