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Lot 1010 (Fine Art & Antiques, 12th September 2020)

£100 - £150

Buyer's premium: 20.00%

Lot details

DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. Chapman & Hall, London. 1844 1st edition. Presented in contemporary half leather binding. Boards dressed in marbled paper. 624pp, 39 plates by Phiz. Title page has 100£ on the sign, denoting an early printing. Together with: Bleak House, Bradbury & Evans, London, 1853 1st edition. Presented in contemporary half leather binding. 624pp, 38 plates by H.K. Browne. [2]

Condition report

Chuzzlewit: Spine and boards very worn.

Page edge repair to engraved frontis.

Plates foxed throughout.

Bleak: Hinges cracked, boards near detached.

Foxing to frontis and title pages, other plates less affected.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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