Sketches by Boz.
Illustrative of every-day life and every-day people. With forty illustrations by George Cruikshank. New edition, complete.London : 1864 Stock Code: 139194
NotesAn attractively bound copy of Dickens's classic, first published in book-form in 1839. Sketches by Boz was Dickens's first book, although this reprint follows the revised text of the new edition.
Octavo (214 x 132 mm). Contemporary red morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, ornate gilt panelled boards, inner dentelles gilt, plain endpapers, gilt edges.
Illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette title page, 38 engraved plates.
Contemporary bookplate to front pastedown, pages a little tanned and some occasional foxing, spine faded. A very good copy.
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