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69 2733 Dickens C 1812 1870
69 2733 Dickens C  1812 1870
69 2733 Dickens C  1812 1870
69/2733 Dickens, C. (1812-1870). The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London, Chapman and Hall, 1839, 1st ed. in bookform, later issue, XVI,624p., engr. frontisp. by FINDEN after D. MACLISE, 39 monochr. engr. plates by PHIZ and 38 extra handcol. engr. plates by T. ONWHYN and P. PALETTE, contemp. full calf by H. SOTHERAN & CO. w. triple gilt fillet lines on both covers and corner fleurons, gilt spine w. 2 mor. letterpieces, inside gilt dentelles, a.e.g.

- Monochr. plates (sl.) foxed (final plate browned). Joints expertly restored. Fine copy.

= With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED LETTER mounted on first blank: "1 Devonshire Terrace/ Regents Park. Seventh December 1841. My Dear Sir. I send you the draft warrant of attorney, in which I have made a very slight interlineation. Faithfully Yours [signed] [followed by two illegible words]". Later issue of the 1st ed.: p.123, line 17 with "sister" and p.160, line 6 up with "letter". Eckel p.64; Sadleir 695. From the library of the author Albert Louis Cotton, with his bookplate on upper pastedown. A desirable copy. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIX.

€ (1.200-1.500) 1200