DescriptionCharles Dickens. Master Humphrey's Clock. London: 1840-1841. First edition, first issue, in eighty-eight weekly parts.
Charles Dickens. Master Humphrey's Clock. London: Chapman and Hall, 1840-1841. First edition, first issue, in the 88 weekly parts. Together, eighty-eight large octavo volumes. Publisher's printed wrappers. Some wear, tears to spines, edgewear, soiling some tears to wrappers, several with ownership markings. Generally a very good example of this rare issue of this work. Chemised and slipcased in two morocco-backed slipcases.
This title marks the first appearance in print of The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge.
Eckel pp.61-65. Hatton and Cleaver, p.163
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