Item #28921 Pictures from Italy. Charles Dickens, Samuel Palmer.
Pictures from Italy

Pictures from Italy

London: Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, 1846. Very Good. Item #28921

London: Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, 1846. First Edition, matching all first edition issue points listed in Smith, Eckel, and Podeschi. Octavo. 269 [3]. Includes 2 pp. advertisements and half title preliminaries; four black and white illustrations by Palmer; advertisements to rear with twelfth, tenth, and twentieth editions of Dickens' Christmas books; seven titles plus Portrait listed on final advertisements page. Bound in blue fine-diaper cloth; front and rear stamped in blind; gilt lettering to spine; yellow-white endpapers.

Recased with original spine laid down; loss to original spine at extremities. Scuffs and smudges to boards with patchy discoloration; slightly heavier soiling to rear; gilt lettering rubbed; brief exposure to edges. Binding sound. Previous owner's armorial bookplate (Burton) to front pastedown. Mild wrinkling to pages; brief marginal chipping in spots; pages else toned but unmarked. Still a Very Good copy.

[Smith II 7: 48- 58 pp. ; Eckel pp. 35-36 pp.; Podeschi A98].

Price: $450.00